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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's XXX Workout -- The Naked Truth

Chuck Liddell's XXX Workout -- The Naked Truth

Chuck Liddell and his extremely hot girlfriend will not be going after the person who taped them working out in a gym -- in nothing but shoes -- because the naked twosome was in on the act. TMZ… READ MORE >

Chuck Liddell -- The Iceman Drinketh!

Chuck Liddell -- The Iceman Drinketh!

Remember when Chuck Liddell said he wasn't going to booze while training for "DWTS?" Well, it looks like training is definitely over.The UFC fighter hit up the Key Club after his "Dancing" debut… READ MORE >

- 1767 days ago
'Dancing' with the Diva, the Best, the Worst

'Dancing' with the Diva,
the Best, the Worst

So every season of "Dancing with the Stars" TMZ puts its intrepid spies to work -- and this year they are on top of it as ever.The Diva: Multiple sources on the show say Macy Gray is hands down… READ MORE >

- 1773 days ago
Chuck Liddell Won't Drink & Jive

Chuck Liddell Won't Drink & Jive

UFC fighter and bar star Chuck Liddell says he's going cold turkey on drinking -- because he doesn't want it to interfere with his exhausting "Dancing with the Stars" training schedule.That never… READ MORE >

- 1786 days ago
Liddell & Baseballers -- Please Stop Believin'!

Liddell & Baseballers -- Please Stop Believin'!

The only thing uglier than Chuck Liddell's first round TKO by Mauricio "Shogun" Rua was his Steel Panther performance at the Key Club last night with Boston Red Sox's Brad Penny and Washington… READ MORE >

- 1900 days ago
How Liddell Warmed Up for Career Ending TKO

How Liddell Warmed Up for Career Ending TKO

Chuck Liddell psyched himself up hardcore for Saturday night's fight against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua -- unfortunately, it didn't work.The Iceman was TKO'd in the first round -- with Liddell himself… READ MORE >

- 1922 days ago
Chuck Liddell: The Iceman Falleth

Chuck Liddell: The Iceman Falleth

Former UFC champ Chuck Liddell has finally met his match ... paddle surfing!The 38-year-old face-pounder wiped out while trying to beat up some waves in Hawaii this weekend.By the way, looks like… READ MORE >

- 2069 days ago
The Iceman -- Deniedeth!?!

The Iceman -- Deniedeth!?!

If there's no room for Chuck Liddell inside a club, you make room -- because denying the guy and getting on the UFC fighter's bad side can't be a smart idea.It looked like the Crown Bar doorman… READ MORE >

- 2108 days ago
Iceman Feels Kimbo's Pain

Iceman Feels Kimbo's Pain

Chuck Liddell says he didn't see MMA bust Kimbo Slice get knocked on his ass in that 14 second disaster that was supposed to be a fight last week. He must've blinked.But if anyone knows what it's… READ MORE >

- 2110 days ago
Chuck to Chicks: I'm Part Black ... Eye

Chuck to Chicks: I'm Part Black ... Eye

UFC badass Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell might be only guy on the planet who can still pull chicks after getting knocked the hell out on national television.Vegas gals are a huge fan of Chuck's lumps… READ MORE >

- 2143 days ago

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