leonard garciaWorld Extreme Cagefighting’s upcoming WEC 39: “Brown vs. Garcia” event’s fight card is now official, according to the promotion.

The fights will take place March 1 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. It’s the first time the WEC will touch gloves with Lone Star State, and you know Lubbock native Leonard Garcia’s pumped.

Carlos Condit and Brock Larson were originally slated for a welterweight match-up, but after the axe dropped on the 170 lbs. division, both fighters were offered spots in the UFC’s roster.

Other fights to look forward to at WEC 39 include lil’ Marcus Hicks attempting to best hard-hitting “Razor” Rob McCullough, and the always impressive Jose Aldo (who’s 3-0 in the WEC) taking on newcomer Chris Mickle

The full card is as follows…

Main event:

Champ Mike Brown vs. Leonard Garcia (for featherweight belt)

Main card (televised):

Jose Aldo vs. Chris Mickle
Richard Crunkilton vs. Bart Palaszewski
Marcus Hicks vs. Rob McCullough
Johny Hendricks vs. Alex Serdyukov

Under card (may not be broadcast):

Marcos Galvao vs. Damacio Page
Mike Budnik vs. John Franchi
Justin Haskins vs. Mike Pierce
Alex Karalexis vs. Greg McIntyre
Phil Cardella vs. Danny Castillo
Kenji Osawa vs. Rafael Rebello