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.
Following a dominant victory over Siyar Bahadurzada at UFC 168, John “Doomsday” Howard continues to climb the rankings since returning to the UFC back in August of 2013. With a career resurgence and an ever-improving skill set, “Doomsday” is highly focused and motivated on marching towards the title in his second campaign with the worlds biggest MMA promotion
ProMMAnow.com (prommanow.com) was cageside snapping photos at “UFC on FX 1: Guillard vs. Miller” Friday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has confirmed four new bouts for UFC on FX 1 taking place Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
A middleweight match-up between the hard-hitting Constantinos Philippou and knockout specialist Jared “The Messenger” Hamman has been added to UFC 140 on Dec. 10 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The ProMMAnow.com staff weighs in with their thoughts and predictions on the UFC 133 main card featuring Rashad Evans vs. Tito Ortiz in the main event and Vitor Belfort vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama in the co-main event.
The scheduled match between Jorge Rivera and Alessio Sakara has fallen through for the third time due to an injury to Sakara. Now, Rivera will take on Constantinos Philippou at UFC 133.