173 Search Results for chris leben

Mar 14, 2016 2:14 am

Chris Leben opens up on details of his life-threatening heart condition

UFC veteran Chris Leben was just about to make a return to MMA with a new contract with Bellator MMA. In the process of getting ready to return to competition, bad news about his physical health hit the knockout specialist as he went through the process of pre-fight medical exams. The 35-year-old veteran appeared on...

Mar 8, 2016 4:01 pm

A severe heart condition has cancelled Chris Leben’s MMA comeback

Mixed martial arts veteran Chris Leben (22-11 MMA) was planning on coming out of retirement to fight for the Bellator MMA promotion. Sadly that is no longer the case, as MMAJunkie is reporting that “The Crippler” has been diagnosed with a severe medical condition that has left Chris with just 18 percent of normal blood...

Dec 1, 2015 9:12 am

Chris Leben wants to KO ‘CF Punk’

Chris Leben hasn’t fought since he was unable to answer the bell back in his December 2013 fight against Uriah Hall. However, that hasn’t stopped Leben from calling out ‘CF Punk’ on Twitter, who we presume is CM Punk. Who wants to see me knock out CF Punk ? I think Id fuck him up...

Sep 26, 2015 2:07 am

Chris Leben Stays In Touch With Fans While In Jail

Retired UFC fighter Chris Leben is currently serving out a 120 day jail sentence. It came about after he plead guilty to breaking into his ex-wife’s apartment back in June. Leben entered jail on Sept. 21 and has since been updating fans on his situation using his social media. He’s posted on Twitter and Facebook,...

Sep 22, 2015 12:44 am

Chris Leben: ‘Not a Bad Place to Spend My Last 24 Hours of Freedom’

Retired UFC fighter and TUF 1 cast member Chris Leben reported to jail on Monday after being sentenced to 120 days. Leben plead guilty to breaking into his ex-wife’s apartment back in June and the judge sentenced him to 120 days in jail, along with three years of probation and a 52-week domestic violence course....

Sep 4, 2015 12:49 am

REPLAY! Uriah Hall Takes Out Chris Leben

Check out the replay of an exciting scrap between Uriah Hall and Chris Leben. After getting rocked, Leben went to his corner and ended up calling it quits. Joe Rogan, while commentating, insisted that Leben was being smart and looking out for his own well being. What do you guys think? Check it out! ‘Uriah...

Aug 18, 2015 12:44 am

Chris Leben Takes The Plunge — Jumps Off Cliff With Babe In Thong

Retired UFC middleweight Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben is known for his vicious striking and KO power. He’s also been known for his wild out of the octagon antics, like those portrayed on TUF 1. He’s a fan favorite and even though he’s not in the cage anymore, he’s still a major name in the MMA...

Aug 5, 2015 7:27 am

Chris Leben Pleads Guilty To Felony Weapon Charge

Retired UFC fighter and TUF 1 alumni Chris Leben pleaded guilty to three charges on Monday, according to NBC San Diego. At his arraignment, Christian Leben, 35, admitted to felony possession of an assault weapon, misdemeanor vandalism and misdemeanor violation of a temporary restraining order.- via NBC San Diego.  Leben, also known as “The Crippler” in...

Jul 26, 2015 7:06 am

Chris Leben Speaks Out About Recent Arrest

Retired UFC fighter and “The Ultimate Fighter’s” original bad boy had another run in with the law this past week, but he claims everything is not as it seems. It was reported that Leben was arrested in late July for a laundry list of charges. “The Crippler” has taken to Twitter, not so much to...

Jul 25, 2015 8:50 am

Chris Leben Arrested On Multiple Charges

Retired UFC fighter and TUF 1 alumni Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben has been arrested in Sand Diego on several charges. The news, confirmed by Jeremy Blotter of Bleacher Report, shows that he was arrested on several charges including felony possession of an assault weapon, felony vandalism as well as misdemeanor vandalism, and two counts of...

Jan 25, 2015 7:05 pm

Chris Leben Opens Up About New Tell All Book

Fan favorite fighter, Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben may no longer be fighting, but Leben is looking to open up about his time fighting, and his struggles with addiction throughout his career. Lebrun spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss the book, and why it’s difficult to re-live his often dark past. “I’ve been with playmates in a...

Aug 25, 2014 4:59 pm

Chris Leben Admits To Being Blackout Drunk Before Weigh Ins

Chris Leben, the original TUF bad boy, went through his fair share of trials and tribulations in his personal life throughout his UFC career, including multiple battles with drug addiction. Thankfully, The Crippler is clean now, and enjoying life while training fighters at his gym. Leben revealed in an interview with Submission Radio that he...

Jan 31, 2014 5:43 am

Chris Leben Never Paid Taxes On UFC Earnings

‘Uncle Sam’ is a worthy opponent for anyone who has stepped inside the cage, even Chris Leben. With the way the UFC pay’s their fighters, it is each athletes responsibility to pay their own taxes. The UFC isn’t taking out withholding’s for these guys like a salaried employee, which is why it’s important to pay...

Jan 28, 2014 6:24 am

Chris Leben Admits “Spending All The Money” He Made on Drugs

  “The bottom line is,” retired UFC middleweight Chris Leben explains, “especially with all the illegal drugs, I was spending all the money I was making anyways.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA It is no secret that Chris Leben has had his share of problems outside the ring.  From financial issues to a number of...

Jan 22, 2014 6:33 am

Chris Leben’s Message To His Fans

Two days ago we learned that nine-year UFC veteran, Chris Leben, was retiring from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. ‘The Crippler’ himself has now taken to his Facebook to address his fans on a more personal note. Check it: (unedited) Dear fans: man, it’s been a long couple weeks pondering this real big decision....