The two fighters were friends and didn't have a desire to fight each other for a long time, at least according to Ortiz. Liddell and Ortiz came up together on the red-hot Southern California mixed martial arts scene. Both were managed for a time by current UFC president Dana White.
Tito just wilts under the power. Chuck Liddell is back. Watch the thrilling Mano-A-Mano and get a glimpse of what's to come!
Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz Sophy Holland for ESPN. Official Free Replay: Golden Boy Boxing MMA, Events On Air Nov 19, 7PM ET/4PM PT Chuck Liddell "The Iceman", Tito Ortiz "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy", Ortiz Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz! Ortiz cut through the Iceman’s geriatric defenses easily, knocking Liddell out with just under a minute left in the first round (watch it here). The saga of these former UFC champions continues under the Golden Boy banner! What a barage there was no place to hide there. He just kept bringing it bringing it Randy. Liddell (21-9) came out of retirement after more than eight years on Saturday night for a trilogy bout with long-time rival and fellow UFC Hall of Famer Ortiz (20-12-1). INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Chuck Liddell offered no excuses following his knockout loss to Tito Ortiz in the main event of the inaugural Golden Boy MMA show. Unbelievable. Tito Ortiz buries Chuck Liddell with first-round knockout win in trilogy fight Get complete results and highlights from the trilogy fight in the main event by Brian Campbell LONG BEACH, Calif. — Tito Ortiz believes he no longer has bad blood with his biggest rival. He sure did mixed in the hooks and the straight punches found a way through that guard of Tito's.
There is not a single butt in a single seat as Tito is knocked out by Chuck Liddell.