UFC veteran Chris Leben returned to action at tonight’s BKFC KnuckleMania pay out-for each-look at event for a bout with Quentin Henry.
Leben, who had beforehand introduced his retirement in 2020, entered tonight’s contest sporting a 2-1 specialist bare knuckle record with his past bout getting location in June 2019. ‘The Crippler’ experienced earlier been ready to defeat Phil Baroni and Justin Baesman with his 1 and only reduction up to this position being a decision against Dakota Cochrane.
‘The Crippler’ mentioned his wish to compete one remaining time prior to tonight’s matchup.
“Here’s the biggest point that I needed to chat about,” Chris Leben stated. “My UFC vocation did not end the way I wanted it to. I never believe most people’s do, but I ended up going as a result of a ton of struggles, both equally in and out of the cage, battling with habit, battling with alcoholism. Eventually when I came listed here to The Arena, I bought on that path to recovery. Most men and women that abide by me know I just bought my two-year coin. So I’ve been 100 percent sober for two yrs now. The battle’s been substantially for a longer period than that. It’s been 4 a long time that I have definitely labored at it. I’ve experienced two slips on alcohol in the last four a long time, but the last two many years, I’ve abstained from any and almost everything, and God eager, it is likely to be that way that way the rest of my lifetime.”
Meanwhile, Quentin Henry (12-6 MMA, 2- BKFC) entered tonight’s KnuckleMania bout with Chris Leben in hopes of earning a further first round stoppage. ‘The Hero’ was most previously observed in action at BKFC 15, wherever he required just 25-seconds to end Jason Fann.
Tonight’s Leben vs. Henry bout proved to be a speedy affair. Chris Leben received off to a quick start dropping Henry with a punch. Items only acquired worse for Quentin from there and ‘The Crippler’ instantly place him away with punches.
Official BKFC KnuckleMania Consequence: Chris Leben def. Quentin Henry by using KO in Round 1
Check out how the MMA Neighborhood reacted to Leben defeating Henry and then retiring from fight sports beneath:
Chris Leben did that! #BKFC
— Tatiana Suarez (@tatianaufc) February 6, 2021
Male, that was so dope seeing Leben get that earn. I was a big fan of his when I was a child. Even experienced the chance to satisfy him at a community battle in Portland when I was 10.
— Ricky Simón (@RickySimonUFC) February 6, 2021
Chris Leben: What a fucking way to finish a job huh?#BKFC
— Jed I. Goodman (@jedigoodman) February 6, 2021
— Katlyn Chookagian (@blondefighter) February 6, 2021
Attractive way for the Crippler to go out. #KnuckleMania
— Tom Taylor (@TomTayMMA) February 6, 2021
Chris Leben: If I experienced gloves on, I’d go away them in the ring. But we never use all those any more.
— Nick Baldwin (@NickBaldwinMMA) February 6, 2021
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