88 Search Results for chris leben

Oct 3, 2015 10:59 am

Leben All Smiles In Latest Jailhouse Pic… Here’s Why

Currently, retired UFC fighter Chris Leben is serving a 120 day stint in jail. Leben entered the jail on Sept. 21 and has since been keeping fans updated with social media posts pretty frequently. Leben was sentenced to 120 days after pleading guilty to breaking into his ex-wife’s apartment back in June. For those 120...

Jul 27, 2015 5:48 pm

There May Be Charges Against Leben, But Domestic Violence Is Not One Of Them

Domestic violence in mixed martial arts has become a hot-button topic since HBO’s “Real Sports” did a feature on the issue. While some athletes, men and women, from different sports backgrounds do have a past with domestic violence, former UFC fighter Chris Leben is NOT part of that group. The “Ultimate Fighter” alumni was arrested in...

Jul 1, 2015 12:54 pm

Leben: “I don’t have anything to prove anymore”

  Former UFC middleweight and TUF 1 cast member Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben recently caught up with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage and talked about his retirement. So, will the fan favorite ever step back into the cage? Probably not. “Everybody’s always asking me, ‘Chris, you should fight again now that you’re not on all these...

Apr 15, 2015 4:20 am

Leben: ‘I’ve Grown Up a Lot Since TUF 1’

“I didn’t realize until the end of the show that I had a lot of issues. I didn’t realize that people didn’t wake up and drink every day. I mean, I had been living in my own world. I didn’t realize that I was so different than every body else. Definitely looking back it’s eye-opening....

Dec 28, 2013 6:52 pm

UFC 168 Results: Hall wins, Leben quits between rounds

The final bout on the ‘UFC 168: Silva vs. Weidman’ FOX Sports 1 prelims card delivered in a big way. With both men in a must-win situation, it was Uriah Hall who rose to the challenge with a stunning doctor stoppage win over Chris Leben. The fight started promising for middleweight Uriah Hall, who landed...

Dec 5, 2013 8:07 am

UFC 168: Leben Planning On Breaking Uriah Hall

“After what Dana said about his last fight, Hall is definitely in a must-win situation. We both kind of are, and that’s what makes this fight exciting. It seems like this is one of those fights where the winner stays, and the loser walks. It feels like that kind of a deal. This is definitely...

Jul 2, 2013 10:06 am

Leben Talks Leaving Hawaii & Moving To A ‘Real Team’ For UFC 162 Prep

“I’m here in San Diego, training at Alliance and I didn’t realize what I’m missing. It has been so many years since I was a member of a hardcore training team like this. In Hawaii, I was a little bit of a lone wolf. “No ‘yes men’ here. If I wasn’t doing that great, maybe...

Jun 25, 2013 9:32 am

Leben Open To Catchweight Bout With Koscheck

“Yes, absolutely I would take a catchweight fight with Koscheck. It would stop everybody that has been saying to me every day since the show came out, “When are you going to get a rematch with Koscheck? I hate him! I wish you would beat his ass!” That alone would make it worth it. …...

Jul 8, 2017 12:20 am

TJ Dillashaw congratulates friend Jesse Taylor on winning TUF

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw sat cageside Friday night as his former Cal State Fullerton wrestling teammate, and TUF Redemption Team Dillashaw member, Jesse Taylor defeat Dhiego Lima to become the winner of TUF Redemption. Taylor’s win comes nine years after he was set to compete in the TUF Finale after advancing to the...

Apr 11, 2017 6:07 pm

Results released for best fight in UFC history voted by ESPN fans

If you had to decide, which single bout would you vote on as the best fight in UFC history? Fans recently voted in a March Madness style voting bracket from ESPN where 16 fights were initially presented and the fans picked what they thought were the best fights in UFC history from their matchups. The...

Apr 7, 2017 6:49 am

Anderson Silva has a replacement opponent in mind for UFC 212

Anderson Silva has a replacement opponent in mind for UFC 212 Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was slated to square off with surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum at June’s UFC 212 pay-per-view event in Brazil. However, news broke yesterday evening that Gastelum had been pulled from the event, this after he was flagged for...

Mar 3, 2017 1:06 pm

MMA community reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson fight cancellation

Many were extremely disappointed when news broke that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled on Friday. Nurmagomedov was taken to the hospital hours before the official early UFC 209 weigh-ins started due to weight management medical issues. When the time for the weigh-ins came to an end,...

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

Jun 28, 2016 12:18 pm

VIDEO | On This Day: Anderson Silva makes UFC debut at the age of 31

#OnThisDay in 2006: @spiderandersonsilva made his UFC debut and it was savage! Watch again on @ufcfightpass A video posted by UFC Europe (@ufceurope) on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:04am PDT Anderson “The Spider” Silva made his UFC debut on this day 10 years ago. Silva stepped into the Octagon with Chris Leben and made a...

Feb 6, 2016 7:28 am

WATCH! Scott Coker announces two big Bellator MMA signings

It’s been a big week for Bellator MMA. Earlier this week Bellator MMA announced that they had signed former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. Now, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has announced that the promotion has signed former UFC standout Chris Leben. Leben hasn’t fought since 2013 when he threw in the towel against Uriah...

Jul 6, 2015 2:00 am

OUCH! Worst Broken Noses in UFC and MMA History

Getting punched in the nose is no fun, at all. Suffering a nose break so gruesome that it impacts your breathing and causes fatigue throughout the is even worse. While guys like Forrest Griffin and Chris Leben may have thrived on that, the collection of fighters in the video above PROBABLY didn’t like their nose...

Jun 2, 2015 5:00 am

‘Bad Boy’ Boss On Reebok Deal: ‘Free Rides Don’t Last Forever’

Plenty of fighters have come out with their own opinions on the UFC/Reebok deal. Now, we have the opinion of one of the biggest and most recognizable MMA apparel brands. Robin Offner, CEO of Bad Boy Brands, spoke with former UFC fighter Chris Leben, on his podcast Unfiltered MMA Radio, about the deal and had...

Jan 4, 2015 1:19 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC Books 5 Bouts For Upcoming Events

This week, as always, the UFC has been busy booking several bouts for upcoming events in the new year. Catch up with all of the latest happenings in the UFC matchmaking realm with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have a late opponent change for January 24th’s UFC on FOX 14 in Sweden. Mairbek Taisumov...

Nov 9, 2014 10:49 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To OSP’s KO Of Shogun Rua

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux pulled off an incredible, and quick, upset over MMA legend Shogun Rua in just 34 seconds. Immediately, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from some of the UFC’s best fighters. Below is a compilation of some of the best reactions. pic.twitter.com/G3BzgTum7Z —...

Oct 15, 2014 10:54 am

NO CHANCES! Silva Says If You Fail You Should Fry

The amount of MMA fighters testing positive for performance enhancing drugs is on the rise, and former UFC champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva believes stricter punishments need to be put in place to correct the situation. Silva is no stranger to PED’s in MMA, in fact 7 of his 15 octagon opponents have failed a...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Aug 23, 2014 8:25 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Holloway Dominates Collard, Wins by TKO in Round 3

Max Holloway’s speed and patience paid dividends compared to Clay Collard’s desire to brawl. Collard had the gas tank to approach this bout with his brawler-heavy moveset in the first couple minutes of the fight, but once his tank drained things began to get sloppy. Holloway’s technique almost awarded him a knockout victory in multiple...

Jul 27, 2014 12:00 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To ‘Rumbles’ Quick KO Of Nogueira

Last night, in the UFC on FOX 12 co-main event, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson again shocked fight fans with a fantastic showing. It took the Blackzilian fighter just 44-seconds to finish Nogueira (Replay HERE), and the MMA world took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Ooohhh woooowwww AJ. Monster!! #UFConFOX12 — Tarec Saffiedine (@tarecfighter) July...

Jun 29, 2014 11:26 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Swanson vs. Stephens Main Event

Last night’s decision heavy UFC Fight Night 44 main card delivered some exciting moments of action. Most of which happened in the main event. Here’s how the pro’s broke it down: Its time for the main event, lets fucking get them @LiLHeathenMMA– you got this!!! #mma @ufc RT — Chris Leben (@cripplerufc) June 29, 2014...