LA County District Attorney Drops Domestic Battery Charge Against Former UFC Champ Chuck Liddell

Charges of domestic battery on former UFC Champion Chuck Liddell will not be pursued by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office, per recent reports. The prosecution cited "lack of sufficient evidence" as their reasoning for not pressing charges, per ESPN's Marc Raimondi. The situation was filed as a "cross complaint," as both Liddell and … Continue reading LA County District Attorney Drops Domestic Battery Charge Against Former UFC Champ Chuck Liddell

Former UFC Fighter Chuck Liddell Arrested, Charged With Domestic Battery

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell was arrested Monday and charged with domestic battery in Los Angeles, California, USA. Liddell, 51, was arrested in Hidden Hills, California on early Monday morning, per a report from TMZ. An arrest was made on the former MMA fighter after authorities determined he had gotten into a physical … Continue reading Former UFC Fighter Chuck Liddell Arrested, Charged With Domestic Battery

Flashback Friday: Pride 14: Clash of the Titans

Continuing their 2001 schedule, Pride FC returned with "Clash of the Titans." The show featured a headlining bout which saw Kazuyuki Fujita fight pro wrestler making his MMA Yoshihiro Takayama. The card did not feature the promotion's major star Kazushi Sakuraba, as he lost to Wanderlei Silva on the show before. From the Yokohama Arena … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Pride 14: Clash of the Titans

Flashback Friday: Pride 14: Clash of the Titans Play-by-Play

Quick Results: Bout 1: Antonio Schembri def. Johil de Oliveira via Submission, Armbar (RD 1, 7:17) Bout 2: Daijiro Matsui def. Pele via Decision, Unanimous Bout 3: Chuck Liddell def. Guy Mezger via KO, Punch (RD 2, 0:21) Bout 4: Gary Goodridge def. Valentijn Overeem via Submission, Knee Strikes (RD 1, 2:39) Bout 5: Vitor … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Pride 14: Clash of the Titans Play-by-Play

Flashback Friday: UFC 31: Locked and Loaded

Heading to the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, UFC held an event on May 4th, 2001, titled "Locked and Loaded." The card had two championship bouts, with newly crowned heavyweight champion Randy Couture headlining the card against Pedro Rizzo. Changes To The UFC Some small changes happened at UFC 31. For … Continue reading Flashback Friday: UFC 31: Locked and Loaded

Flashback Friday: UFC 31: Locked and Loaded Play-by-Play

Here's play-by-play of UFC 31: Locked and Loaded, which first happened on May 4th, 2001. A formal report of the event can be viewed here. Quick Results: Bout 1: Tony DeSouza def. Steve Berger via Decision, Unanimous Bout 2: BJ Penn def. Joey Gilbert via KO, Punches (RD 1, 4:57) Bout 3: Matt Lindland def. … Continue reading Flashback Friday: UFC 31: Locked and Loaded Play-by-Play

Flashback Friday: UFC 29: Defense of the Belts

To finish off their 2000 year, UFC went to Japan once again. Actually in retrospect it’s better put that UFC came to Japan for the last time in the 00’s, as the promotion returned again in 2012. This card, which was stacked for 2000’s UFC standards, was headlined by Yuki Kondo challenging for Tito Ortiz’s … Continue reading Flashback Friday: UFC 29: Defense of the Belts