Chris Leben vs. Aaron Simpson set for middleweight antagonism at UFC 114

February 6, 2010

The UFC's Memorial Day weekend ball agenda continues to fill, and middleweights Chris Leben (19-6 MMA, 9-5 UFC) and Aaron Simpson (7-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) are the latest fighters set to accommodated on the UFC 114 card.

The new bender was aboriginal appear by Hector Castro of the Ground and Pound in affiliation with Rear Naked Choke Radio, and MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has back accepted with sources abutting to the accident that exact agreements are in abode from both participants.

Bout agreements are accepted to be accomplished shortly.

While not yet clearly appear by the organization, UFC 114 is accepted to yield abode May 29 in Las Vegas in affiliation with the UFC's second-ever fan expo.

Simpson, beginning off a split-decision win over Tom Lawlor that becoming him a UFC Action Night 20 "Fight of the Night" bonus, afresh accepted his accord in the UFC 114 agenda on his Facebook page, admitting he did not allotment advice on a abeyant opponent.

A backstab All-American wrestler at Arizona State University, Simpson fabricated his pro MMA admission in 2007, confused to the WEC in his fourth fight, and again abutting the UFC for his fifth. After a cord of six after victories via knockout, he denticulate a come-from-behind win over Lawlor for his aboriginal accommodation victory.

Meanwhile, Leben, the ever-popular casting affiliate from the aboriginal division of "The Ultimate Fighter," looks to body on the drive of a much-needed unanimous-decision win over Jay Silva on the aforementioned UFC Action Night 20 card.

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