"They say as we get older, we get smarter. I guess I've kind of got to agree a little bit. I still like to have fun, I still like to get my heart rate up, do exciting things. After my last little stint in jail, a lot of things that have happened to me in my life, I've realized there's a lot of situations that are good fun, safe fun, beneficial fun - and then there's other kinds of fun and situations that I now choose to abstain from.... Believe or not, moving to Hawaii definitely is not a difficult move. For me or for anybody for that matter. I had just an awesome opportunity. (Icon's) T.J. Thompson offered me a job out here, being the head coach at Icon Sport. I came out to check it out. Everything clicked great and just things started falling into place and I tell you what I couldn't be happier. I can't tell you the future but I can tell you I'm definitely happy right now.... More than anything, a gradual progress. I think obviously maturing as a person and again as a fighter and being a coach, now I can't tell the guys I'm training with, do this, don't do that - when I'm doing something different. To some extent, I've got to walk the line."
-- Chris Leben reflects on his progress with the Canadian Press from season one of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) as a wild and unpredictable party animal several years ago to a responsible and sober full-time fighter and instructor today. "The Crippler" will look to put his new stamp on Michael Bisping at UFC 89: "Leben vs. Bisping" at The National Indoor Arena (NIA) in Birmingham, England, on October 18.