Chris Leben vs. Brian Stann at UFC 125 in Las Vegas, Nevada

A middleweight bout, that has knockout of the night written all over it, has been confirmed when heavy hitters, Chris Leben and Brian Stann look to throw down at UFC 125 in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 1st, 2011.

Leben put behind him past problems with substances to prove he’s still a legitimate threat in the middleweight division pulling off two impressive wins in just two weeks over the summer, defeating Aaron Simpson and Yoshihiro Akiyama.

Stann faced UFC newcomer Phil Davis at UFC 109 and lost via unanimous decision. Following the fight, Stann then revealed he would drop to the 185 lbs. division. Stann then made his middleweight debut against Mike Massenzio at UFC on Versus 2. claiming his first ever submission victory, catching Massenzio in a triangle choke midway through the final round.

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