Wednesday, May 18, 2022

UFC, Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Veteran Chris Leben Signs With Bellator MMA

On this week’s edition of “Inside MMA,” Bellator President Scott Coker broke some news about signing another very familiar name to UFC fans.

Coker appeared on the AXS TV program on the Friday, February 5th episode and announced that breakout fan-favorite from the very first season of The Ultimate Fighter — Chris Leben — has officially signed with the Spike TV-based MMA promotion.

Following the announcement, which you can view above, “The Crippler” himself took to social media to amp fans up in anticipation of his return to the MMA world.

Leben joins former UFC and WEC Lightweight Champion “Smooth” Benson Henderson as the second fighter Bellator signed this week.

Leben tweeted the following about making an MMA comeback in Bellator:

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