Gummi Bears brought Leben to his knees before Stann fight

by Ben Fowlkes | source:

At UFC 125 the fans saw Brian Stann knock Chris Leben out in the first round. What they did not see was Leben on deck for the fight in the bathroom coming unglued from both ends. Was the vet of 30 pluis fights - over half of them in UFC - suffering from overwhelming nerves? Did he contract a debilitating virus? Wednesday Leben revealed that the culprit was ... Gummi Bears.

"I ate a bunch of candy, dude. I'm not lying," said Leben, who, of course, also stressed that he didn't want to take anything away from Stann's victory.

"I didn't eat sugar for like two months. Then after I made weight I went and bought gummy bears and chocolate and ice cream, and I ate that. My body hadn't had sugar, so I was backstage puking, s----ing and puking when I was on-deck for that fight. That's not a lie; that's the truth. And Brian Stann fought an amazing fight, but hindsight's 20/20. No gummy bears for me this fight."

"When I first starting fighting, I was watching Wanderlei and, in some ways, attempting to emulate some of the stuff that he did," Leben said. "The guy's been in dozens of legendary wars. You can't go into 7-11 without seeing him next to the little Xyience things. He's everywhere."

"There's somebody that's not in the UFC that's better than me that can beat me right now," Leben said. "I guarantee that. There's a lot of people in this world. Where I'm at in my career, I just want to have epic fights. I want to have fights that go down in the history books. I want to put on a show. I want people to think, hey, Chris Leben's on this card, I'm buying that pay-per-view."

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Chris Leben fights Wanderlei Silva at UFC 132 on Saturday night, live on pay per view.

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SUPER HLUK site profile image  

7/2/11 11:26 AM by SUPER HLUK


JBob300 site profile image  

7/2/11 11:18 AM by JBob300

he's come along way since his pissy bed stage

LeftLowKick site profile image  

7/2/11 8:52 AM by LeftLowKick


chaplinshouse site profile image  

7/2/11 8:37 AM by chaplinshouse

i made weight! let me go PIG out on all kinds of sugary snack treats the day before the fight! woo hoo!! i am amazed with all his experience he would even think of this before a major fight

HyPanda site profile image  

7/2/11 5:28 AM by HyPanda

I LOL'd so hard.

NicoLie The KiDD site profile image  

7/2/11 2:21 AM by NicoLie The KiDD


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7/2/11 2:02 AM by Sackhole


Wasa-B site profile image  

7/1/11 10:18 PM by Wasa-B

He's usu pretty honest too. I remember he mentioned that i think it was either the KO on Rivera or Santiago that he wasnt even really looking or aiming the KO shot but when he gets popped on his nose, its like a button that gets pushed and he fires the counter and voila...he got the KO.

Wasa-B site profile image  

7/1/11 9:28 PM by Wasa-B

Def looked like Leben was a bit slower than his usual slow self that night imho.

LesnarPWNSNog site profile image  

7/1/11 9:15 PM by LesnarPWNSNog

Simple sugars make your blood move like sludge. Diet is HUGE the last 48 hours before competition and can be fucked up easily. LOL @ fuckin ICE CREAM and CANDY


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