Tito Ortiz admits he would’ve instructed Chuck Liddell to stay retired had he not been his opponent.
Ortiz went one-on-one with Liddell a third time. The bout headlined Golden Boy Promotions’ mixed martial arts debut. This time, “The Huntington Seaside Dangerous Boy” emerged victorious by the use of first-round knockout.
Tito Ortiz Talks Chuck Liddell’s Decision To Return
Ortiz knowledgeable reporters all through the post-fight press conference that if he had been Liddell’s supervisor, he would’ve instructed “The Iceman” to keep away from vigorous rivals (by the use of MMAFighting.com):
“If I used to be his supervisor, then no. I’d have advised Chuck, ‘No, let’s get you an envoy job. Let’s promote your title and get you to signings and do different technique of being profitable.’ You may’t maintain somebody again,” acknowledged Ortiz. “If they really feel one thing they need to do and so they need to combat and proceed to combat, you then’ve go to allow them to stroll out on their very own. So, If he nonetheless desires to combat, then let’s discover him an opponent. Let’s discover him somebody that isn’t a Tito Ortiz. I don’t need to take something away from Chuck. If desires to compete, then let him compete. Possibly not as a major occasion, in fact. However let’s discover him somebody that’s a tune-up for him, as a result of I’m not a tune-up combat.”
MMA News provided dwell safety of Liddell vs. Ortiz III. You’ll find a way to peep the homepage for outcomes, highlights, and post-fight tidbits from Golden Boy Promotions’ first MMA event.
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