So the potential third bout between rivals Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell looks to be over as quickly as the opportunity presented itself. Just a week ago Tito was all in and as of this week he’s out. He claims that Dana White’s refusal to let the fight happen in the UFC was the determining factor in his dismissal. Listen to the retraction…
If you believe the Tito in this video then you believe he would accept a third fight with the man who knocked him out twice in the UFC. Chuck Liddell has called out Tito for a potential fight in Bellator and for a while Ortiz was quiet following the first call outs – he’s not quiet anymore. In this video he tells TMZ that the Liddell fight is the only fight he would take right now. Check it out!
Chuck Liddell was a great fighter and a living legend. The former light heavyweight champion was forced in to retirement after a devastating knockout at the hands of fellow legend Rich Franklin. It was a violent end of a 1-5 streak that finished with Chuck counting the lights in the last three. Over the past six months there have been hints dropped by Liddell that he wants to return to fighting in the Bellator organization and that’s a good thing because Dana won’t let him fight in the UFC again. Check out what Dana told TMZ…
Let me start by clarifying the meaning of the title of this article. There are fighters and then there are those whose style ultimately creates its own enemy. Kind of like Vision said in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War, “Our very strength invites challenge”. These are MMA athletes who were an enigma for opponents until … Read more
It was rumored earlier this year that UFC hall of famer Chuck Liddell would return to fighting for the Bellator organization. After being forced in to retirement by Dana White he was given a “lifetime” position as a UFC executive which dissipated when the company was purchased. With Liddell out of a job it would be a little bit of revenge to fight for the competition. He spoke with Ariel Helwani about the firing, Jon Jones, PED use, and his potential return.
The UFC has long been the face of mixed martial arts competition even if it struggled to survive at one point. Today’s UFC is still making money hand over fist, but it’s not all fairies and pixie dust anymore pleasing fans worldwide. Let me explain just why the UFC is positioned precariously on a razor’s … Read more
Dana White very recently spoke with MMAJunkie.com and Dana theorized how Chuck Liddell would fair in a mega fight with a top level boxer like Conor McGregor has in Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26th. It’s very much the same, except for the fact that Chuck was fighting in mixed martial arts. I think the … Read more
Chael Sonnen recently said there was potentially a bout with former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell in the cards. The fight would occur in Bellator and The Iceman isn’t shy about telling you how it would end badly for Sonnen. Check out exactly what he said to TMZ Sports,
Fans are going to have mixed feelings at a Chuck Liddell return to fighting for sure. Liddell last fought in 2010 and got knocked out cold by Rich Franklin at UFC 115. He went 1-5 at the end of his last UFC run with four of those five losses being by way of KO/TKO. Fans … Read more
It’s hard to believe MMA legend Chuck Liddell has been retired since 2010, his last fight being a knockout loss to Rich Franklin at UFC 115 in June of that year. In his heyday “The Iceman” went on a seven-fight knockout spree that included stoppages of Tito Ortiz (twice), Vernon White, Randy Couture (twice), Jeremy … Read more