Catch Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz 3 right here on BJPENN.COM, on Saturday, November 24.
The 48-year-old UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell will enter this anticipated showdown having not fought since June of 2010, when he was knocked out by Rich Franklin in what was expected to be his final fight. In his next most recent fights, Liddell was knocked out by Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Rashad Evans, both of whom went on to become UFC light heavyweight champions. Liddell, who holds wins over Wanderlei Silva, Ortiz (twice), Randy Couture (twice), Renato “Babalu” Sobral (twice), Alistair Overeem, Murilo Bustamante, Kevin Randleman and many others, is 21-8 overall.
The 43-year-old Tito Ortiz, who is also enshrined in the UFC Hall of Fame, has been active much more recently. His last fight occurred in January of 2017, when scored a first-round submission of Chael Sonnen in a bout that he claimed would be his last. In his next most recent fight, he was submitted by then Bellator light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary. This loss was preceded by consecutive wins over Alexander Shlemenko and Stephan Bonnar. Tito Ortiz, who has bested fighters like Ryan Bader, Ken Shamrock (three times), Evan Tanner, Wanderlei Silva, and Guy Mezger, is 19-12-1 overall.
Liddell and Ortiz have fought twice before. Liddell won both encounters by stoppage.
Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz 3 will be promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, the brainchild of retired boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya. Up to this point, De La Hoya and Golden Boy have promoted boxing exclusively. This clash of UFC Hall of Famers marks the promotion’s first foray into the MMA industry.
Here is the fight card for the Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz 3 pay-per-view:
- Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz 3
- Deron Winn vs. Tom Lawlor
- Kenneth Bergh vs. Jorge Gonzalez
- Gleison Tibau vs. Efrain Escudero
- Walel Watson vs. Ricardo Palacios
- Jay Silva vs. Oscar Cota
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This article first appeared on BJPENN.COM on 11/20/2018.