Chris Leben stretches while his trainer talks to the interviewer.
Just as The Crippler seemed to be getting his career back on track after being suspended in 2008 for roids. Early Tuesday morning, Chris Leben allegedly wrecked his vehicle in Honolulu and was arrested by local authorities on suspicion of DUI.
Police say Leben was driving on the west-bound side of the H1 Freeway just before 2 AM, when he lost control of his pickup and crashed into a wall near the Kapiolani Boulevard off ramp. He was allegedly driving without a license and without insurance. [Hawaii News]
He was later released from jail after posting a $1000 bail.
Leben is expected to face Brian Stann at UFC 125 on New Years day in Las Vegas.
UFC 116 “Lesnar vs Carwin” – July 3rd from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Brock Lesnar returns to the cage to face undefeated Shane Carwin, after a year long struggle with a life altering illness kept him sidelined. Along with matching well in size with Lesanr, Carwin bring with him a undefeated record, wrestling skills and punching power.
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- Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin
Result: Brock Lesnar defeats Shane Carwin via submission (arm triangle choke) at 2:19 of R2.
- Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Chris Leben
Result: Chris Leben defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama via submission (triangle choke) at 4:40 of R3.
- Matt Brown vs. Chris Lytle
Result: Chris Lytle defeats Matt Brown via submission (armbar) at 2:02 of R2.
- Stephan Bonnar vs. Krzysztof Soszynski
Result: Stephan Bonnar defeats Krzysztof Soszynski via TKO (strikes) at 3:08 of R2.
- Kurt Pellegrino vs. George Sotiropoulos
Result: George Sotiropoulos defeats Kurt Pellegrino via unanimous decision.
- Brendan Schaub vs. Chris Tuchscherer
Result: Brendan Schaub defeats Chris Tuchscherer via TKO (punches) at 1:07 of R1.
- Seth Petruzelli vs. Ricardo Romero
Result: Ricardo Romero defeats Seth Petruzelli via submission (armbar) at 3:05 of R2.
- Kendall Grove vs. Goran Reljic
Result: Kendall Grove defeats Goran Reljic via split decision. (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
- Dave Branch vs. Gerald Harris
Result: Gerald Harris defeats David Branch via KO (slam) at 2:35 of R3.
- Forrest Petz vs. Daniel Roberts
Result: Daniel Roberts defeats Forrest Petz via split decision. (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
- Jon Madsen vs. Karlos Vemola
Result: Jon Madsen defeats Karlos Vemola via unanimous decision. (30-27 x3)
- The event is sold out!
- UFC expects 1 Million plus PPV buys
- Lesnar is expected to get paid $400,000. Carwin is only promised $40,000 for his efforts.
- 75K Bonuses announced: Lesnar – Submission of the Night, Gerald Harris – KO of the Night, Leben/Akiyama and Bonnar/Soszynski – Fight of the Night
- Dana White: Cain Velasquez up next for a title shot against Lesnar.
- UFC 116 Videos