What A Great Performance By Tito Ortiz, Fantastic KO!
Welcome to the main event of Golden Boy MMA 1. It takes place in Inglewood, California, and brings the Light Heavyweight clash between two former UFC champions and Hall Of Famers, Chuck Liddell, and Tito Ortiz.
Two legends have already fought two times. In their first match, “The Iceman” put “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” to sleep at UFC 47 on April 2, 2004. Liddell also secured a TKO victory at UFC 66 on December 30, 2006. Liddell (48) didn’t fight since UFC 115 in 2010 and loss to Rich Franklin, while Ortiz (43) defeated Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170 in 2017. The referee in charge of this contest is Herb Dean. Can Tito Ortiz revenge for previous losses?
Tito Ortiz circles and dips his shoulders. Chuck Liddell stands straight, his right-hand looks ready to demolish. Left hook Ortiz, followed by the leg kick, and another hook. Big right. And another left hand!!
Ortiz goes for a head kick, Liddell misses with a weaving overhand right.
Countershot by Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell Is Knocked Down!!
Good right hand Ortiz, Liddell returns with a low kick. Ortiz trying to press him towards the cage. Chuck Liddell with a great jab.
Tito Ortiz Stumbles But Recovers Instantly!
What a great match! Chuck misses with a right hand, Ortiz answers with a light combo then throws a series of dangerous fists against the cage. It looks like the fight is over! Quick right, heavy left hand, and big right hand put Chuck Liddell to sleep. What a devastating combo! Ortiz revenged for previous losses!
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Final Result: Tito Ortiz defeats Chuck Liddell via KO (punches), round one
Chuck Liddell drops to 21-9 MMA, 16-8 UFC, Tito Ortiz improves the score to 20-12-1 MMA, 16-11-1 UFC.