Sports that a rumored bout between Wanderlei Silva and Liddell had been canceled indefinitely. Liddell defeated Silva via unanimous decision, out-landing Silva with harder, more efficient punches and getting two takedowns later in the fight. Retrieved May 8, Retrieved October 22, From a prior relationship he has a son named Cade. After the fight, Couture announced his retirement from mixed martial arts.
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Sad to see Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell cometh back and melt away
ByLiddell was considered the 1 contender for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, with growing popularity and support from his fans. Liddell is a former part-owner of two bars in Lincoln, Nebraska: Lincoln Journal ,iddell website. He has an extensive striking background in KempoKarateand Kickboxingas well as a grappling background in collegiate wrestling and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. After the loss, Liddell was widely criticized after reports indicated he had been seen in night clubs the week before the event.
In Marchshortly before UFC 68he appeared on Good Morning Texas Texan version of Good Morning America for an interview, and to promote the filmbut appeared to be very drowsy and fell asleep in mid-interview. Liddell was iceeman to defend his new title against longtime veteran Jeremy Hornat UFC 54a matchup the UFC claimed was demanded by long-time fans of the sport since Horn had given Liddell his first loss.
On April 7,White confirmed that Liddell vs. He responded that it was not anything he had not done prior to his other fights in Las Vegas. I don’t want to see anybody stick around too long. The fight failed to materialize due to the competing promotions’ inability to reach an agreement.
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However, in March, it was rumored that Ortiz had pulled out for unknown reasons and would be replaced by former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin. Archived from the original on February 26, Retrieved January 25, The interview ended when Liddell asked the host who he would like to fight. Despite being a heavy underdog in his opponent’s home country, Liddell dominated the vale tudo fighter on the feet, and won via decision.
Retrieved January 8, Dancing lidvell the Stars. Uncasville, ConnecticutUnited States. Archived from the original on May 2, When the round ended Ortiz pushed referee “Big” John McCarthy out of his way, into Liddell, and the pair exchanged words.
Despite the tension, Ortiz and Liddell would liddelk fight again for two and a half years. Archived from the original on May 26, Liddell was knocked down by a right hook less than two minutes into the first round and was unable to defend himself against Jackson’s strikes on the ground, resulting in a knockout victory for Jackson. It was later revealed that Liddell had torn his MCL prior to the fight. In the first round of his fight with Jackson, Liddell landed shots as he found his distance but Jackson countered with powerful strikes, rocking Liddell numerous times.
Retrieved October 10, Archived from the original on July 11, Liddell announced on April 14,that he was coming out of retirement to target a lidsell fight with Tito Ortiz. Archived from the original on December 20, Videos of his training showed a once feared fighter slowly, clumsily hitting pads in the gym.
Please refresh the page and retry. His corner threw in the towel, giving Jackson the upset victory. In the main event of UFC 76Liddell came out landing his signature right hand to the head of Jardine, rocking him backwards, but Jardine stayed in the fight. However, a hamstring injury forced Liddell to withdraw from the fight. In the second round, Jackson continued to out-land Liddell with big punches, but could not finish him.