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Chris Leben Explains Steroid Use, Looks Forward to Turning The Page   [View Full Version]
emfleek » Posted 11/18/07 4:54:00PM

After a nine-month suspension for using steroids, UFC middleweight Chris Leben is soon to return to action. Usually in a situation like that, a fighter would have to worry about negative public reaction to his comeback, but in this case, Leben is likely to be hailed like a conquering hero, as the 29-year-old veteran has the good fortune of returning at UFC 102 in his hometown of Portland, Oregon.

The match itself, however will not be easy; Leben (18-6) will take on former three-time NCAA wrestling national champion Jake Rosholt as a featured bout on the televised card.

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Nightmare27 » Posted 1/22/07 8:46:00PM

Glad to see him back in the cage. Hopefully he can keep it on the feet. Should be a great fight.

Aaronno9 » Posted 10/10/07 2:09:00PM

Hopefully he gets taken down and gets his lips elbowed off. Then gets cut like he deserves.

Cant see it happening though, I see him scoring a pretty quick K.O.

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BMF » Posted 1/15/07 11:05:00AM

Wow those are some harsh words for Leben.

Irish_Pride » Posted 7/12/09 7:13:00PM

Glad to see Chris back. He made a mistake by taking steroids and hopefully he is over it and can now move on. I would love to see him get in that cage and get a quick win.

emfleek » Posted 11/18/07 4:54:00PM


Posted by Irish_Pride

Glad to see Chris back. He made a mistake by taking steroids and hopefully he is over it and can now move on. I would love to see him get in that cage and get a quick win.



Ditto. At least he owned up to it and didn't use the, "I never knowingly took ____" excuse like most do.

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"I'm like the superhero coming in with the anti-bullsh*t." - Nick Diaz

wrona666 » Posted 6/21/07 3:31:00PM

Roshalt has shown in the WEC that he can take a beating.....I don't think this is going to be the easy win everyone thinks it is going to be......Im taking Roshalt UD.....

emfleek » Posted 11/18/07 4:54:00PM


Posted by wrona666

Roshalt has shown in the WEC that he can take a beating.....I don't think this is going to be the easy win everyone thinks it is going to be......Im taking Roshalt UD.....



Who's saying it's going to be an easy win?

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"I'm like the superhero coming in with the anti-bullsh*t." - Nick Diaz

fizzle » Posted 12/23/08 10:54:00PM

Roshalt can grind this one out for sure, but equally likely is Leben separating Roshalt's head from his body with a devastating KO. Its hard to say which combatant will be able to impose their game plan, I just hope Roshalt is telling him to go for the take down immediately because Roshalt's striking is painful to watch, hopefully he has sharpened up in that area and become a more well rounded fighter.

loller90278 » Posted 1/16/07 3:05:00PM

two of the hardest jaws in the division square off... hopefully leben can sprawl and brawl his way to a victory. hes the reason i started watching TUF and ultimately the UFC (pride nuthugger for life)

jae_1833 » Posted 7/19/07 11:27:00AM


Posted by Aaronno9

Hopefully he gets taken down and gets his lips elbowed off. Then gets cut like he deserves.

Cant see it happening though, I see him scoring a pretty quick K.O.



Have no fear bro, tell us how you really feel!

I think this is a dangerous fight for Chris in that he has not done well against superb wrestlers. However if Jake for one second thinks he can stand with Leben then it's over.....fast!

emfleek » Posted 11/18/07 4:54:00PM

Leben's got a decent sprawl so hopefully he can stuff a few takedowns and keep it standing. Or maybe land a knee on Rosholt's kisser.

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Giant_Ochai » Posted 5/19/09 7:57:00PM

I won't support a cheater. Go Rosholt.



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