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Chris Leben Ready To Showcase His Coaching Skills Opposite Wanderlei Silva

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TUF 13 coaches, perhaps? "[Coaching TUF] would absolutely be huge for me. I mean, I am a coach, that's what I do. I have my own gym with a whole group of guys that I train. I'd love the opportunity to get on TV and really showcase my skills and let the world see. I've changed quite a bit from the first season from that cocky, punk kid. I'm a mixed martial artists and I'm a fantastic coach. Besides that opportunity, Wanderlei Silva is my favorite fighter. By coming up and watching him and watching the wars that he's fought, I absolutely love the guy and I'd like to think I somewhat model my fighting style after his. Who doesn't want to go out and take out their hero?"

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Post #1   7/15/10 8:18:20AM   

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Though I personally wouldn't mind if Leben/Wandy were the next coaches, I don't think it will happen. I can't see it being much of a ratings draw and it's definitely not main event material for a pay-per-view.

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Post #2   7/15/10 8:22:43AM   

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wand a Coach :) i would Love that dont care bout Leben put belfort in then you have a show

Post #3   7/15/10 9:04:26AM   

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Posted by Wand_is_GOD

wand a Coach :) i would Love that dont care bout Leben put belfort in then you have a show



Leben's probably the superior fighter at this point. And noone remembers belfort despite all the UFC hyping.

Post #4   7/15/10 2:52:22PM   

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I love this! It will break Leben of any "Hero" issues he may have with Wand, neither of them will slow down title defenses, and they both have coaching experience. My only concern is the same I had when Nog did the season....his thick accent. I hope they do this more often....Champs as coaches never made sense to me.

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I WANT THIS!!!!!!

Post #6   7/16/10 10:28:53AM   

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I've never had any interest in watching TUF, but if you made Leben and Wand the coaches I wouldn't miss it for the world. Maybe it's pie in the sky, but I would absolutely love to see it.

Post #7   7/16/10 10:38:21AM   

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I think it would be a great season of TUF. And an even better fight! But I thought this was squashed shortly after 116. Somthing Dana said, about Wandy needs time to heal??? Leben was going I cant remember exactly?.....found it


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Post #8   7/16/10 1:41:33PM