173 Search Results for chris leben

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...

Apr 20, 2012 8:47 am

Mark Muñoz Eyeing Possible Fight with Chris Weidman in July

By George Deutsch: Bone spurs. That’s what stood between Mark Muñoz (12-2) and a shot at top UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen at UFC on Fox 2 this past January. Had Muñoz won the No. 1 contender matchup, he would’ve gotten a long-awaited championship bout with current middleweight titleholder Anderson “the Spider” Silva. But it...

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...

Sep 11, 2015 12:46 am

Pic of The Day! Arianny Chokes Out Sexyama

  UFC fighter Yoshihiro Akiyama aka ‘Sexyama’ is returning to action after more than a year since his last fight, at UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson, where he beat Amir Sadollah via unanimous decision. Before that win, the South Korean-Japanese fighter had dropped four straight to the likes of Chris Leben, Jake Shields, Vitor...