Found March 12, 2013 on
Chris Leben (pictured) will most likely be fighting for his big league life at UFC 162. On this week’s edition of FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight,” it was announced Leben will battle Andrew Craig in the July 6 event. Leben has dropped two of his last three scraps, including two straight. “The Ultimate Fighter 1″ contestant performed horribly in his last outing against Derek Brunson, and UFC president Dana White took notice. Considering Leben has been suspended twice for performance-enhancing drugs, his apparent decline and the UFC’s quick firing trigger finger, this could very well be do or die for “The Crippler.” Craig, meanwhile, was perfect through his first eight professional bouts before losing to Ronny Markes in his last foray. The 27-year-old is 2-1 inside the Octagon. MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the festivities. Here is the show’s current lineup: Seth Baczynski vs. Brian Melancon Chris Leben vs. Andrew Craig Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch Roger Gracie vs. Tim Kennedy Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva (UFC middleweight champion)

Two more bouts added to UFC 162

UFC officials announced two more bouts for UFC 162 tonight on Fuel TV’s UFC Tonight. The two newly announced bouts are a middleweight bout between Chris Leben and Andrew Craig along with a welterweight bout between Seth Baczynski and Brian Melancon. UFC 162 takes place July 6 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The [...]

News: Chris Leben vs. Andrew Craig Set For UFC 162

An exciting match-up has been added to the UFC 162 card this summer as Chris “The Crippler” Leben is scheduled to face Andrew Craig in a middleweight bout. The news was revealed Tuesday night on Leben as suspended for a year by the UFC for testing positive for prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone and will be making his second octagon appearance since...
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