Chris
Leben
22-11-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 25 fights.
Record: 22-11-0
Summary: Punching power, great chin, veteran experience

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Crippler
From: Portland, OR USA
Fights Out Of: San Diego, CA USA
Age: 34
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1379
44% Successful
600
Types of Successful Strikes
0
600
49% Standing
28%
23%
293
170
137
Striking Defense
52
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
41
41% Successful
17
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
12
23
0
Takedown Defense
54
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Chris Leben
Dec 28, 2013
11
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Loss
Chris Leben
Jul 6, 2013
30
64
0
2
0
0
0
4
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Chris Leben
Dec 29, 2012
40
41
0
4
0
1
0
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Chris Leben
Nov 5, 2011
12
39
2
5
2
0
0
3
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Chris Leben
Jul 2, 2011
3
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Chris Leben
Jan 1, 2011
7
30
0
0
0
1
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Chris Leben
Jul 3, 2010
46
27
0
5
4
1
0
4
R3 Submission
Win
Chris Leben
Jun 19, 2010
42
43
0
2
0
1
0
1
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Chris Leben
Jan 11, 2010
60
15
2
0
2
0
8
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Chris Leben
Aug 29, 2009
21
14
3
1
1
0
4
1
R3 Submission
Loss
Chris Leben
Oct 18, 2008
70
51
1
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Chris Leben
Mar 1, 2008
24
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Chris Leben
Sep 19, 2007
53
45
0
4
1
0
0
1
R3 KO/TKO
Loss
Chris Leben
May 26, 2007
47
44
2
0
0
0
1
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Chris Leben
Dec 30, 2006
9
15
1
2
1
0
1
2
R2 Submission
Win
Chris Leben
Jorge Santiago
Aug 17, 2006
9
6
1
1
0
0
1
1
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Chris Leben
Jun 28, 2006
17
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Chris Leben
Apr 6, 2006
36
20
5
0
0
0
6
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Chris Leben
Jan 16, 2006
10
5
1
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Chris Leben
Oct 3, 2005
5
5
0
1
1
2
0
1
R1 Submission
Win
Chris Leben
Apr 9, 2005
27
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Chris Leben
FFC 9
May 14, 2004
37
40
3
0
3
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Chris Leben
WEC 9: Cold Blooded
Jan 16, 2004
22
22
0
1
1
0
1
0
R2 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING:
Wake up at 8:30am: pack gym bag, mix vitargo for during workout and protein drink for after workout. Eat oatmeal and watch CNN
- go to the gym at 10:00am for 10:30 practice. Warm up, train around 10:30-12:30pm, shower and head home
- get home and microwave lunch from lean and fit, turn on my hypoxico tent, get in there and nap/meditate from 2:00 - 4:00pm
-4pm - 5:30 I get out then clean the house/shop/cook/prepare food
- 5:45 head to gym again for mitts and conditioning/strategy/whatever the coaches want to do until 8pm
- 8:30 get home, eat dinner from fresh and lean, visit with wife, and watch TV
-10-11 go to bed

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I've been talking about MMA since I was in the seventh grade.  The first day I walked into Team Quest was the first day I started training full-time to become a pro fighter.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Sportfight, WEC, and Gladiator Challenge.

Do you have any heroes? No.

What is your favorite technique? Putting the stamp on kids!

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It's a lifetime achievement. It's definitely one of my lifelong dreams coming true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No.

What was your job before you started fighting? Painting and construction.
•    Five wins by submission, 12 wins by TKO or KO

•    Win over Akiyama was Leben’s second fight in two weeks. The win was also awarded Fight of the Night honors.

•    Five of last seven wins by KO

•    Owns pre-UFC knockout win over Mike Swick and TKO win over Benji Radach

•    Went 5-0 in first five post-TUF fights before being stopped by Anderson Silva in June of 2006; 7-9 since that fight

Career

Key Opponents

Wanderlei Silva
Wanderlei Silva
35-12-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Aaron Simpson
Aaron Simpson
11-4-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Yoshihiro Akiyama UFC® 116 LESNAR vs CARWIN

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