Chuck Liddell Would Only Consider Coming Out of Retirement For a UFC Title Shot

There’s only one thing Chuck Liddell would come out of retirement for — a UFC light heavyweight title shot. As he put it in this interview with Ariel Helwani on last night’s episode of UFC Tonight, Liddell doesn’t want to come back to be a “sideshow.” Fortunately for Chuck’s noggin though, there’s virtually no chance that opportunity presents itself for a number of reasons, the biggest being Dana White would never let it happen.

  • sandman

    What is Liddell thininking???  He had a great career but he is finished. Dana is smart enough to know how ridiculous this sounds….

  • Ed Lib

    Against Jones, then? Alright..

  • AmericanMuscle

    i think its a good match up. chuck has great takedown deffence and jon doesnt really have one punch knock out power so. its a good match up and dont forget chuck was in the shogun fight and in the rich franklin fight… he just got caught

    • sandman

      He gets caught often because he leaves himself wide open. Jones would make quick work of Liddell….

  • http://twitter.com/Warriordave927 warriordave927

    Chuck liddell is the reason I started watching the sport and my favorite fighter of all time,when I read the headline it made me think of some pretty farfetched match-up and chuck being on top once again,but then reality set in,the last thing I want to see is chuck getting ko’d one more time,I really hope dana is more of a friend to chuck than a boss because is hate for him to try and make money off of an opportunity like this

  • Rb_

    pretty sure jones would best liddel even in his prime. at this point jones would give him more brain damage for sure.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira

Event Date: April 26, 2014
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 118: Dantas vs. Warren

Event Date: May 2, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV, Spike.com

Bellator 119: Cooper vs. Halsey

Event Date: May 9, 2014
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva

Event Date: May 10, 2014
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 120: Alvarez vs. Chandler III

Event Date: May 17, 2014
Broadcast: Pay-per-view

UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw

Event Date: May 24, 2014
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass