Mixed Martial Artist and Ultimate Fighting Champion
He may be a mean bruisin' machine, but will this Ultimate Fighter's skills help him to make high kicks on the dance floor?
Chuck Liddell is the face of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and an icon of Mixed Martial Arts—the fastest growing sport in America. In 1998, he won his first UFC Mixed Martial Arts fight and quickly rose through the ranks to become the light-heavyweight champion of the world. In July of 2009, Liddell was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. He is tied for the most wins by a UFC fighter with 16, and also holds the most knockout wins with 10.
A popular film and television personality, Chuck has appeared in the movies 300, Cradle 2 the Grave, Bachelor Party Vegas, The Death and Life of Bobby Z and Drillbit Taylor. He starred as "Graft" in Blade: The Series and had guest cameos in Inked and Entourage.
In 2008, Chuck penned his autobiography, Iceman: My Fighting Life, which quickly became a New York Times bestseller. He earned a BA in Business/Accounting from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he also wrestled. Watch out—he's smart and dangerous!
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