Constantinos Philippou Seeking Fight With Chris Leben


MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

During a recent interview with, surging middleweight Constantinos Philippou (10-2-0-1) spoke briefly on his upset victory over The Ultimate Fighter season 11 winner Court McGee before expressing a desire to collide with one of the divisions most durable competitors.

“I would like to fight Chris Leben,” Philippou stated. “I don't know why, but I think it would be a good fight. I think he's a great fighter, and he chooses to strike although he has the wrestling ability. He chooses to strike, and I think it would make a great fight.

“We're both going to get in and strike and put on a good show. I think that's the guy with the greatest chin, and I would like to test it. I think he's a great fighter, and it would be an honor to fight Chris Leben.”

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