175 Search Results for chris leben

Jun 27, 2013 1:58 pm

UFC 162’s Andrew Craig: “I’m a More Refined Chris Leben”

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Next weekend at UFC 162 in Las Vegas UFC middleweight Andrew Craig (8-1) will make his return to the cage following the first loss of his MMA career. He will be placed opposite of longtime promotional staple and fan-favorite, Chris Leben (22-9). Craig, who is 2-1 inside the UFC with wins...

Mar 5, 2013 9:30 am

Chris Leben Thinks Diego Sanchez Has Had Too Much Greg Jackson | UFC NEWS

Diego Sanchez made his return to lightweight last weekend with a disappointing performance and split decision win over Takanori Gomi. In the fight, he was certainly not the Diego we’ve all come to enjoy watching. After winning three consecutive Fight Of The Night honors, Diego’s ultra-aggressive style seemed to be missing. UFC middleweight veteran Chris...

Dec 19, 2012 12:20 pm

UFC 155: Karlos Vemola Out, Derek Brunson In Against Chris Leben | UFC NEWS

A last minute card shift has put former Strikeforce middleweight, Derek Brunson, into a scheduled matchup with UFC veteran Chris Leben. The change comes on the heels of an injury that forced Karlos Vemola off the card. UFC officials announced the matchup earlier today. UFC 155 is set to take place on Dec. 29 from...


Sep 26, 2012 9:33 am

UFC’s Chris Leben: I’m flat broke | UFC NEWS

“Yeah, I’m flat-out broke right now. Being broke sucks. It’s probably one of my biggest things where I just feel terrible. I feel terrible for having put my wife through so much and all because of the poor decisions that I’ve made. The year’s been hard. The year’s been a struggle. The only thing I...

Sep 13, 2012 6:25 am

Chris Leben vs. Carlos Vemola booked for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Chris Leben, who was given a year-long suspension by the UFC in November of 2011 after testing positive for prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone after his UFC 138 main event loss to Mark Munoz in England, now has an official return date and opponent. Leben (22-8 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will return to the octagon...

Nov 28, 2011 2:32 pm

UFC NEWS – Chris Leben Suspended For Second Time Due To Failed Drug Screening

The UFC has suspended one of their own. Middleweight fighter, Chris Leben, has for the second time in his UFC career failed a drug screening for banned substances. This time it was for undisclosed prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone. For his infraction, the fan favorite has to sit on the sidelines yet again for a...

Nov 5, 2011 9:40 am

Chris Leben and Mark Munoz Make History Tonight At UFC 138

A milestone in UFC history takes place tonight from the LG Arena in Birmingham England this evening on Spike TV. For the first time in UFC history, UFC officials have set up a five-round non-title fight in its main event of the evening. “UFC 138: Munoz vs. Leben” goes down at the LG Arena at...

Nov 3, 2011 9:08 am

UFC 138: Chris Leben Explains Fighting Style

“For me to take two hits to land one, that’s a calibrated risk that I’ve taken. It’s generally in my gameplan because if I can get that guy suckered into thinking he can hit me a few times, I put my head down, catch a few on top of the head and then come back...

Oct 9, 2015 10:24 am

Still In Jail — #FreeLeben

Chris Leben, retired UFC fighter and TUF 1 cast member, is currently serving his 120 day jail sentence and seems to still be in good spirits. Leben has been staying busy on social media, even while in jail, and has kept his fans up to date on his current situation. Leben retired from MMA after...

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. …...

Mar 13, 2013 10:05 am

UFC 162 just added Leben vs. Craig, Baczynski vs. Melancon | UFC NEWS

Two fights have been added to UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman. Chris “The Crippler” Leben (22-9) will take on Andrew “The Highlight” Craig (8-1) and Seth “The Polish Pistola” Baczynski (18-9) will go head-to-head against Strikeforce veteran Brian Melancon (6-2). UFC 162 is slated to take place on July 6, 2013 at the MGM Grand...