Leben's coach: Chris was sick, vomiting before fight

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From: Burton
JKDU--MMA For The Street, BJJ, Kali, President
Member Since: 1/1/01
Posts: 1789
 
First, great job by Brian Stann. He never looked better. Many have commented that Chris was very slow and looked off last night. The truth is that Chris was sick. He had a fever and chills when he stepped into the cage. He was vomiting in the lockeroom before the fight, and after a hard warm up he didn't have a drop of sweat. Big heart to fight like that, but he was moving slow motion. He was very sharp in training. He will be back.

From: Burton
JKDU--MMA For The Street, BJJ, Kali, President
Member Since: 1/1/01
Posts: 1792
 
My post was clear to many, but for the others, allow me to elucidate.
1 people were wondering why Chris looked slow and "off". I provided them with the reason.
2 I did nit say that this was the reason for the loss. Stann was amazing and may have won anyway. Good job by Brian.
3 If I had said "chris lost because he was sick", that would have been an excuse and would have been unwarranted.

Chris is banged up, still battling the flu, but is in good spirits. Thanks for the support.

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Bobby Lupo site profile image  

1/2/11 4:21 PM by Bobby Lupo

 I wonder if this was the same dodgy tuna that took Sakara out of the Germany event. I hate rematches, but they could do Leben-Stann 10 times and i wouldn't mind it one bit

FRIZZI site profile image  

1/2/11 4:19 PM by FRIZZI

Sorry, can't support Burton shitting all over Stann while making the standard issue excuses for Leben. Cannot and will not.

theViking site profile image  

1/2/11 4:19 PM by theViking

he still would have blocked punches with his face. If there were to be a rematch it may end up being longer but it would still be the same fight.

what site profile image  

1/2/11 4:19 PM by what

Chris Leben is even more of a dude if he was that ill, I still do not see him winning in a rematch either.

bruddahoodaman site profile image  

1/2/11 4:17 PM by bruddahoodaman

leben would fight with a leg missing. dudes all heart.

orcus site profile image  

1/2/11 4:16 PM by orcus

Chris always looks like he's moving in slow motion. Being sick might explain why he wasn't as rock-headed as usual, but on the other hand, Stann hits hard and Chris is always an easy target. Anderson dropped Leben with a jab, we don't need the flu to explain why Stann dropped him with a flush power shot right to the jaw.

Tony Manifold site profile image  

1/2/11 4:15 PM by Tony Manifold

Do you even read the responses in the thread? There are like 2 other people who agree with you in a 3 page thread.  

FRIZZI site profile image  

1/2/11 4:14 PM by FRIZZI

Fixed.

Superlurk site profile image  

1/2/11 4:12 PM by Superlurk

The lack of respect is pointed to FRIZZI not Chris or his camp sorry about the drunk typing. I am a big fan of Leben and I hope the best to him and his training partners. Damn booze

Superlurk site profile image  

1/2/11 4:08 PM by Superlurk

No and thank you.