Former UFC middleweight Chris “The Crippler” Leben retired early this year after spending nearly a decade fighting inside the Octagon. The Ultimate Fighter season one contestant went on to put together a 12-10 run in the UFC winning six fight night bonuses in the process. Despite 22 fights in pro MMA’s premiere organization and all the bonuses he’d won, Leben posted on Twitter today that the UFC left him “broken with nothing” and he wished he’d been a truck driver instead.
Longtime UFC middleweight scrapper Chris “The Crippler” Leben (22-11) announced his retirement from professional mixed martial arts competition on Monday. On Tuesday “The Crippler” took to Facebook to thank his supporters and let them know that he will still be involved in MMA, coaching and cornering young fighters out of Victory MMA & Fitness in San Diego.
Chris Leben stopped by to discuss his upcoming bout with Wanderlei Silva and what he took away from his loss to Brian Stann. The guys preview UFC 132 and discuss Nate Marquardt’s firing.
UFC middleweight fighter Chris “The Crippler” Leben is lucky he is not the one crippled after reportedly crashing his truck into a wall on the H1 Freeway in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Tuesday.
ProMMAnow.com is happy to report that all 15 fighters who were tested for illegal and banned substances at UFC 116 are clean. The Nevada State Athletic Commission randomly tested the following UFC fighters:
ProMMAnow.com will provide LIVE results and play-by-play commentary during UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin. The event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin. LIVE results begin tonight at approximately 5:15 p.m. PT/8:15 p.m. ET.
ProMMAnow.com received the main event and co-main event salary figures for UFC 116 from the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Friday. They are as follows: