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Have Bellator gone one step too far?

When Scott Coker took control of Bellator’s books a year removed of Strikeforce’s dillution into the UFC, the world of MMA knew exactly where Viacom’s fighting promotion was heading. 606 more words

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22-fight UFC veteran Chris Leben comes out of retirement to sign with Bellator

In a week that included the signing of former UFC and WEC champion, as well as a veteran heavyweight, Bellator added another big name to its roster on Friday. 421 more words

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As detailed in new book, Chris Leben did plenty of living – and nearly some dying

Chris Leben’s run with the UFC began with the first season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” It ended in January 2014 when he retired from MMA… 792 more words

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Chris Leben recalls first fight at light heavyweight in smoke-filled Roseland Theater

The following is the fifth in a series of excerpts released exclusively to MMAjunkie from Chris Leben’s soon-to-be-released autobiography, “The Crippler: Cage Fighting and My Life on the Edge.” Penned by Leben and co-author Daniel J. 902 more words

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Chris Leben remembers the time Nate Quarry saved his life

The following is the fourth in a series of excerpts released exclusively to MMAjunkie from Chris Leben’s soon-to-be-released autobiography, “The Crippler: Cage Fighting and My Life on the Edge.” Penned by Leben and co-author Daniel J. 1,127 more words

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The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 39: Leben, Kawa, Lawal

Episode No. 39 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download.

MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan hosts the show while traveling the world to cover the sport. 122 more words

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Sober Chris Leben 'training excessively,' could a comeback lie on the horizon?

At 35 years old, could 22-time UFC veteran Chris Leben be eyeing a return to the cage? “The Crippler” wouldn’t tip his hand but did admit he’s “training excessively” after recently completing his sentence at a California jail. 725 more words

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