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.
World Series of Fighting held their second event Saturday night at the Revel in Atlantic City, N.J. The main event saw former UFC welterweight Anthony Johnson put on several pounds to take on former UFC champ Andrei Arlovski in a heavyweight headliner. Check out that fight and the rest of the main card action right here.
The weigh-ins for World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 2 took place Friday at the Revel in Atlantic City, N.J., the same location hosting Saturday’s fight card headlined by a heavyweight match-up between Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski vs. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson.
Arlovski weighed in at 245.5 pounds, while Johnson, a former UFC welterweight, tipped the scales at 230.3 pounds. Co-headliner Marlon Moraes weighed in at 135.5 pounds, while his opponent Tyson Nam weighed in at 135.2 pounds.
UFC officials have confirmed three more bouts for the UFC on FX 5 event that’s slated for October 5th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A lightweight bout between Jeremy Stephens and Yves Edwards has verbal agreements in place. Also, Phil Harris will replace an injured Louis Gaudinot in a flyweight bout against Darren Uyenoyama. Finally, welterweights Mike Pierce and Aaron Simpson will do battle on the card
The UFC on FUEL TV 4 post-fight press conference will take place this evening at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., following the main event bout between top middleweight contenders Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman. A live video stream of the press conference will broadcast here on ProMMAnow.com at approximately 11:30 p.m. ET (8:30 p.m. PT local time).
Top middleweight contenders Mark Munoz and unbeaten Chris Weidman square off this evening in the UFC on FUEL TV 4 main event taking place at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. Also on the card, former heavyweight Joey Beltran returns to the UFC as a light heavyweight as he takes on Australia’s James Te Huna.
The ProMMAnow.com staff weighs in on the UFC on FUEL TV 4 card which goes down Wednesday, July 11, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. Top middleweight contenders Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman will square off in the main event with hopes the winner could possibly earn himself a title shot with UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.