Stann: I want to prove I'm tougher than Chris Leben

source: bloodyelbow.com
 

"And there's only one way to do that and that's fight him. So we called Joe Silva and told him this is the match-up we want. He called Chris and like a true fighter that Chris is, he accepted. He doesn't want to sit around and wait for somebody, I know Wanderlei Silva got hurt, so Leben accepted. I expect to go in there and get 'Fight of the Night' for this."

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Arecsa site profile image  

11/27/10 10:15 AM by Arecsa

Stann is going to be like 'What is this guy, he's a dump truck, he just keeps going, keeps coming forward'

noshame site profile image  

11/27/10 9:40 AM by noshame

All for Stann in this one. Well, actually, all for Stann in all his fights. You can't meet a classier competitor.

THE Kevin Chandler site profile image  

11/27/10 9:16 AM by THE Kevin Chandler

I think Stanns an amazing competitor, and I think he's got a great all-around game.  But I think everyone's just agreeing that we feel like he bit off more than he can chew.  Leben seems like a REALLY bad match-up for Stann anywhere this fight goes. But every time I think that, I remember that Stann wants this fight.  He asked for it, and got it.  Clearly he thinks he has something here.  I do agree with everyone that I hope his actual gameplan isn't to out "tough" Leben because that's not happing. I'll certainly be looking forward to this fight, and a great contender for FOTN  

NorthFromHere site profile image  

11/27/10 8:37 AM by NorthFromHere

Stann takes this on the feet. His stand up has really improved at Jacksons.

TravenBJJ site profile image  

11/27/10 8:25 AM by TravenBJJ

 Stann gets zero respect from the UG

Lee Conway site profile image  

11/27/10 7:45 AM by Lee Conway

 No one is tougher than the Cat Smasher haha. I think Leben will KO/TKO Stann in this fight. Leben is on a roll, and I can't see Stann being the one to stop him.

Inaction Jackson site profile image  

11/27/10 7:44 AM by Inaction Jackson

Leben in his sleep.

USAF Imagery Analyst site profile image  

11/27/10 3:15 AM by USAF Imagery Analyst

Pulling for Stann

Poindexter site profile image  

11/26/10 11:48 PM by Poindexter

 It's not the best game plan. If he succeeds at it though, it is something. Why not exploit an opponent's weakness or stifle his/her strength—that is, make their strength fail. Fighting Leben's game plan seems like the least smart option of those available. I like both guys, but brawling with Leben is dumb. On other question (for Kirik/Chris): why not auto correct on the typing here? Surely you can afford it.

Caleb R site profile image  

11/26/10 11:22 PM by Caleb R

My thoughts exactly



 

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