Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell coudn’t be happier to properly smash Tito Ortiz for a third time tonight in Los Angeles.
“The Iceman” will fight for the first time in over eight years at tonight’s “Liddell vs. Ortiz 3” event in Inglewood, California.
The 48-year-old, Liddell, was last seen in action at UFC 115 in June of 2010 where he suffered a first-round knockout loss to former middleweight champion Rich Franklin.
“The Iceman” has not tasted victory since UFC 79 in December of 2007 when he defeated fellow legend Wanderlei Silva via unanimous decision.
Despite the long layoff, Chuck Liddell is very confident that he will be able to dispose of Tito Ortiz for a third time tonight at The Forum.
“When you wake up and your weight cut is cakewalk and now you get to properly smash @titoortiz1999 I couldn’t be happier😃 thank you to @mycellcoach for being here to keep my health and rehydration on point!🙏🏻@goldenboyboxing 📷@restlessdigital #iceman #liddellstyle #happy #liddellvsortiz3”
Chuck Liddell has already defeated Tito Ortiz twice during his illustrious career. The pairs first contest took place at UFC 47 with “The Iceman” emerging victorious by way of second-round knockout. Their second meeting took place two and a half years later at UFC 66, with Chuch Liddell once again proving victorious, this time by third-round TKO.
As for Tito Ortiz, the former UFC light heavyweight champion has not competed inside the cage since submitting Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170 in January of 2017.
Tito Ortiz will enter tonight’s contest sporting an overall record of 19-12-1 in mixed martial arts.
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