Chris Leben wishes he’d been a truck driver instead of UFC fighter

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.

Open letter: Chris Leben thanks his fans, talks retirement and future

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.

ProMMAnow.com presents: Afternoon Press Box with guest Chris Leben

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 Chris Leben is today’s guest on Afternoon Press Box; listen LIVE at 2 p.m. CT (UPDATED)

Chris Leben drops by to discuss his bout against legendary brawler Wanderlei Silva which will take place in Saturday’s UFC 132 co-main event. The guys will also discuss Nate Marquardt and more.

Brock Lesnar is steroid free; UFC 116 drug tests come back clean

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:

UFC 116 results and play-by-play

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.