Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz 3 to take place for Golden Boy Promotions

Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz 3 to take place for Golden Boy PromotionsMMA legends Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz have been wanting to put together a third fight for years, and now they've got their wish. On Thursday, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN that he has signed the two former UFC light heavyweight champions for a pay-per-view bout later this year. "I'm proud to announce we've signed a deal for the fight between Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz," De La Hoya told ESPN, via a statement. After the Sonnen fight, Ortiz again announced his retirement, but he will step into the cage once again looking to finally defeat Liddell. Given their past success, Ortiz recently expressed optimism that a third Liddell bout had the potential to draw half-a-million PPV buys.


Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz III official for Oscar De La Hoya's new promotion

Despite both men retiring, the lure of one more go in MMA was enough to bring both Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz out of retirement one more time. Rather, it will be the main event for Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions' first MMA pay-per-view event. When announcing his intentions to return to MMA, Liddell speculated California would the location if they could get a deal done. The two former teammates first fought in April 2004, a fight Liddell won via second round KO. They rematched in December 2006, a fight Liddell won by third round TKO in a defense of his light heavyweight title.

Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz III official for Oscar De La Hoya's new promotion

Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz will fight for a third time

as mentioned in Former UFC light heavyweight champions and irrefutable MMA legends Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz are going to fight for a third time later this year, in the first offering from Oscar De La Hoya's new Golden Boy MMA promotion. "I'm proud to announce we've signed a deal for the fight between Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz," De La Hoya said in a statement to ESPN. Chuck Liddell is 21-8 overall. Chuck Liddell defeated Tito Ortiz in both of their previous outings, both times by way of strikes. Who do you think will come out on top in Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell's third fight?

Yep, Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz are really doing this again

Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz are really doing this again. "I'm proud to announce we've signed a deal for the fight between Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz," De La Hoya said in a statement. Ortiz and Liddell are two of the most recognized fighters in MMA history. One thing we know is that Liddell and Ortiz haven't changed their feelings towards one another. {{#message}} {{message}} {{/message}} {{^message}} Something went wrong.

Yep, Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz are really doing this again





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