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Chuck Liddell

Charles David "Chuck" Liddell (born December 17, 1969) is a retired American mixed martial artist and former Ultimate Fighting Championship Light Heavyweight Champion. Liddell has an extensive striking background in Kempo, Koei-Kan karate and kickboxing, as well as a grappling background in collegiate wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. During his prime, Liddell was known for his knockout power, iron chin, excellent counter striking and for his sprawl-and-brawl technique, which made him one of the most difficult fighters to takedown. He is one of the most dominant champions that ever competed in the UFC. He is tied with Anderson Silva for most knockouts in UFC history. Liddell had 23 fights in the UFC, and along with Randy Couture, is widely credited for bringing mixed martial arts into the mainstream of American sports and entertainment. On July 10, 2009, he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Liddell began studying Koei-Kan karate at the age of 12; the tattoo seen on his scalp reads "Koei-Kan". Liddell was a four-year starter on the football team at San Marcos High School. While growing up in Santa Barbara, he often frequented the infamous Del Playa Drive, the middle of the

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Chuck Liddell -- I Love Brock Lesnar ... But He Ain't No Bo Jackson (VIDEO)

Chuck Liddell
I Love Brock Lesnar ... But He Ain't No Bo Jackson

Brock Lesnar DON'T know comparisons ... that's according to UFC legend Chuck Liddell who says Lesnar should tap out on likening himself to Bo Jackson. Liddell was out in L.A. when we asked about… READ MORE >

Chuck Liddell -- Van Damme Is 'Ridiculous' ... I Kick Pretty Damn Good (VIDEO)

Chuck Liddell
Van Damme Is 'Ridiculous' ... I Kick Pretty Damn Good

It's a good thing Jean-Claude Van Damme is flexible -- 'cause he put his entire foot in his mouth when he claimed UFC fighters don't know how to kick ... so says Chuck Liddell.  Liddell was… READ MORE >

- 84 days ago
UFC Legend Chuck Liddell -- Training My 4-Year-Old Daughter ... 'She's Tough!' (VIDEO)

UFC Legend Chuck Liddell
Training My 4-Year-Old Daughter ... 'She's Tough!'

Be afraid. Be VERY afraid.  'Cause UFC legend Chuck Liddell says he's already training his 4-year-old daughter to be the next UFC superstar ... and she's about to start training with one of… READ MORE >

- 101 days ago
Chuck Liddell -- Don't Fret Mama Rousey ... I'LL TRAIN RONDA!!! (VIDEO)

Chuck Liddell
Don't Fret Mama Rousey I'LL TRAIN RONDA!!!

Good news for Ronda Rousey's mom ... UFC legend Chuck Liddell is totally willing to take over for the trainer she hates ... saying he'd love to be in Rowdy Ronda's corner for her rematch with… READ MORE >

- 202 days ago
Chuck Liddell -- I Respect McGregor ... But I'm Rooting for Aldo

Chuck Liddell
I Respect McGregor ... But I'm Rooting for Aldo

The Iceman says he's officially throwing his support behind Jose Aldo in the big UFC war this weekend ... kinda.  To be honest, Chuck Liddell sounded a bit conflicted when we talked to him… READ MORE >

- 260 days ago
What's The Big Frigin' Difference?!

What's The Big Frigin'
DIFFERENCE?!

Chuck Liddell and his wife Heidi are knockouts this Halloween ... Can you look past their cool costumes to spot the differences between these two almost identical images?  **HINT --… READ MORE >

- 299 days ago
Chuck Liddell -- I Hate Watching Mayweather Fight ... He's Boring

Chuck Liddell
I Hate Watching Mayweather Fight ... He's Boring

UFC legend Chuck Liddell says watching a Floyd Mayweather fight is a SNOOOOOZEFEST ... telling TMZ Sports he can't stand bouts where guys aren't trying to destroy each other.  Chuck was at… READ MORE >

- 351 days ago
Chuck Liddell -- Jon Jones Will Bounce Back ... He's a Good Dude

Chuck Liddell
Jon Jones Will Bounce Back ... He's a Good Dude

Don't write off Jon "Bones" Jones just yet ... so says UFC legend Chuck Liddell who tells TMZ Sports the light heavyweight champ is a "good guy" who simply made a mistake. Jones checked in… READ MORE >

- 589 days ago
Chuck Liddell -- I Was Happy to Let Randy Couture Get in My Shorts

Chuck Liddell
I Was Happy to Let Randy Couture Get in My Shorts

UFC legend Chuck Liddell tells TMZ Sports he was HAPPY to fork over a pair of his trunks to Randy Couture for Randy's Halloween costume -- but says he ain't exactly returning the costume honor.… READ MORE >

- 667 days ago
Randy Couture -- Chuck Liddell Gave Me His Shorts ... For Killer Halloween Costume

Randy Couture
Chuck Liddell Gave Me His Shorts For Killer Halloween Costume

UFC badass Randy Couture didn't just get Chuck Liddell's approval to become the Iceman for Halloween -- he also got Chuck to give him a pair of his trademark shorts!!!Couture and his girlfriend… READ MORE >

- 668 days ago

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