Chris Leben Officially Retires From Mixed Martial Arts

After eleven years of fighting, Chris “The Crippler” Leben officially put his gloves down for the last time and has retired from MMA. Leben made the announcement earlier today on “The MMA Hour” with Ariel Helwani.

Leben is leaving the sport after thirty-three professional fights and is the current record holder of 22-11 streak. He spent most of his career under the UFC banner, and made a name for himself as a participant in the first ever season of “The Ultimate Fighter” in 2005.

His last win was at UFC 132 when he knocked out Wanderlei Silva in just 27 seconds. Leben would lose his next four fights in the Octagon before ultimately deciding to retire.

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