profishingrods.com
profishingrods.com October 21, 2018


Jon Jones vs. Chuck Liddell? Please, No!

16 May 2018, 12:11 | Anna Jefferson

Nearly eight years after his last fight, 48-year old Chuck Liddell wants to make a comeback

Chuck Liddell Officially Out Of Retirement, Vowing To Fight Tito Ortiz This November

Jones, meanwhile, welcomed Liddell's challenge and said he'd take the match as soon as possible.

"I miss it. I never stopped missing it". His role with the UFC subsequently ended in 2016 after the UFC was sold to WME-IMG for $4 billion.

"In my mind, I'd like to fight two good warm-up fights then I'd like a shot at Jon Jones". While Liddell and Ortiz are UFC veterans, the chances of them fighting inside the Octagon are slim to none. In other words, it's official - UFC Hall of Fame fighter and one of the best to ever do it Chuck Liddell is ending his retirement. Even if you don't think Liddell shouldn't be fighting again, you have to admit that a third fight between "The Iceman" and "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" is a big fight at a time in the sport where stars are few and far between. If Liddell does come back, I just hope it's against another aging legend. Liddell, who is now 48-years-old and who hasn't fought since 2010, told host Ariel Helwani that he is in talks with boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions to promote his comeback fight, and he's targeting a trilogy matchup against arch rival Tito Ortiz, who is looking to make a comeback as well. "I'm serious I'd like a shot at him, but we'll see", said the former light heavyweight champion.

Although he's sidelined for now, Jones took to Twitter to respond to Liddell, saying he normally respects his elders, but is willing to let Liddell "come get it". "It'll be somebody else, one of the guys from my past probably, most likely, and we'll see where I'm at". "Leave me alone", Liddell said.

In the three tweets, he posted: "Old Chuck has been calling me out for years!". I want to fight.




"It's [White's] opinion. It's how he feels, and that's okay with me".

Hopefully, the people at Golden Boy realize how much of a mistake bringing Liddell back would be and put the kibosh on his comeback.

Two of the most iconic light-heavyweights in the history of the UFC were involved in a rather odd back-and-forth following Liddell's intention to return to MMA.

"In all seriousness @ChuckLiddell, I appreciate your offer for a fight, but due to scheduling conflicts may not be able to fulfil till mid-2019".



Other News

Trending Now

British rugby player from Durham team dies in Sri Lanka
A British amateur rugby player has died and a team-mate is critically ill after visiting a nightclub while on tour in Sri Lanka . Reports in Sri Lanka say local police are investigating any links into "narcotics and alcohol".

Iraq prime minister wins vote in Mosul province
Populist Shia cleric Sayyid Moqtada Sadr on Tuesday eyed a broad coalition after a shock election triumph that has upended Iraqi politics.

Former Aston Villa defender Samuel dies in auto crash
Samuel made nearly 250 Premier League appearances during his playing career, as well as winning two caps for Trinidad and Tobago . Samuel played 199 times for Aston Villa between 1998 and 2007 and represented England at under 18, under 20 and under 21 level.

Khloe Kardashian Explains Meaning of True Thompson's Name
Khloe Kardashian's family members are reportedly keeping quiet when it comes to mentioning Tristan Thompson in conversation. Just two days before Khloe welcomed her first child with Thompson , he was caught on video cheating on the reality star .

Damon Wayans Addresses Clayne Crawford Controversy on Twitter
I feel a responsibility to do good work for my co-workers, for my family, for my home state, and most especially, for the fans. Wayans has since made his Twitter account private, but ConsquenceOfSound managed to grab screenshots before that.

Mikel Arteta favourite to become Arsenal manager
We'll retweet the best scores, if you don't give answers away - and please challenge some pals while you're at it. As I said in my speech on the pitch after the Burnley game, I'm a fan above all".

Russian Federation qualify for 2019 World Cup in Japan after Romania docked points
The victor of that tie will go into World Cup Pool A alongside Russian Federation . Romania were docked 100,000 pounds while Spain were hit for 50,000 pounds.

Kia to launch diesel mild hybrid Sportage SUV later this year
It features an electric motor that provides up to 10kW of extra power, reducing the diesel engine's workload during acceleration. When coasting, or braking, it switches to "generator" mode to recharge the battery.

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor link-up: Truth or rumour?
Alia too has been bonding with Neetu Kapoor ever since the two met in Bulgaria schedule of Brahmastra . "It's your day. Alia had recently shared a Mother's Day post with her mommy and captioned it as, "Hello lovely mommy".

ESPN teases 10-hour Michael Jordan documentary with a sweet trailer
He also had a near-sociopathic need to win, which should make those 500 unseen hours from The Last Dance particularly interesting. There are unconfirmed reports that Bugs Bunny will feature, talking about Jordan's cameo in Space Jam .