Tito Ortiz crushes Chuck Liddell in first round knockout, video

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The 48-year-old Liddell last competed in June of 2010, when he suffered a knocked out loss at the hands of Rich Franklin. Well, in advance of tomorrow's scrap, Golden Boy Promotions has released the preview video below.

It was a result for which Ortiz, 43, had waited years. "Chuck Liddell, thank you for taking this fight dude". Disclosed purses by the California State Athletic Commission saw Liddell earn $250,000 and Ortiz take home $200,000 in guaranteed pay. You made me work super hard. "You're a f-ing true champion, bud".

“Woooooo! I want to shout out to my son Jacob who I talked to on the phone – to my son Jesse, Jr. too I want you to know that dad loves you!

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Liddell, who was once encouraged to retire by his close friend and UFC president Dana White, was noncommittal on his future. Entering the bout he had said he wished to fight a few times, but he also stated that if he lost to Ortiz he probably shouldn't be fighting anymore. I was so happy to get inside the ring. "I did it tonight by stopping Chuck Liddell, like I said I would". Sadly, after teasing that he would change his mind on retiring, he urged Liddell to keep fighting and that he and De La Hoya would promote him. I made a mistake. Train, live and fight like a warrior.

This loss means Liddell has now lost four in a row, all coming by early knockouts. After some initial exchanges, the confidence of Ortiz grew and he put Chuck away near the end of the first round.

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