Going for broke is always admirable until you end up broke—then it just becomes a cautionary tale of reckless behavior. Enter the world of Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell—the fiercest, most revered striker to ever lose three of four fights. As everyone knows, the former Light Heavyweight champion is 39 years old and coming off seismic knockout at the hands of Rashad Evans at UFC 88 in Atlanta. At this point, the window of opportunity for another title shot—something he and many fans still hungrily covet—is being held open with a trembling twig . . Click here for more by Chuck Mindenhall, UFC
UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva returns to the Octagon on Saturday, April 18th to defend his crown against No. 1 contender Thales Leites in the main event of UFC 97. Also featured in the UFC’s return to Canada is the light heavyweight showdown fans have waited for years to see, as UFC legend Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell squares off against Brazilian superstar Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. UFC 97: REDEMPTION is live on Pay-Per-View Saturday, April 18 from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Check out 97.ufc.com for more info.