Rumor - Bellator Close To Signing Chuck Liddell To Multi Million $ Deal

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  1. GueseGuy

    GueseGuy Green Belt

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    I really don’t want to see this. Chuck Liddell is punch drunk. This is just sad. I honestly question why I like this sport sometimes. Chuck Liddell won’t live passed 55 if he fights again. Brain trauma is a real thing and Chuck has probably been hit in the head like a million times in his life.
     
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  2. Hardcore MMA

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    Let's not see this. Chuck is my favorite fighter of all time, but his last couple years were tough to watch. He was getting KOed right and left. His chin gave out, and it's not coming back. Chuck will get KOed again if he fights, even vs a legend. This is the type of thing that makes people laugh at Bellator, and will prevent Bellator from ever competing with the UFC. Coker needs to stop this legends nonsense and actually work on building up prospects who can be seen as world competitors.
     
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    CatchnShoot Black Belt

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    Fucking horrible. This should not stand.
     
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    Liddell’s chin is probably almost as bad as Manhoef’s at this point.
     
  5. Pumphrey94

    Pumphrey94 Pumphrey

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    Fuck it him be Tito and Wandy are cool w me idk about anyone else tho
     
  6. Daniel4802

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    They should pay their other athletes better instead of wasting millions on a guy who may only fight once after getting violently KOd, again.
     
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    I guess we will see this more and more because of the money now involved in big fights. Can't say I blame Chuck for making a huge payday considering it's probably more than he made while fighting those years in the ufc. Unfortunately money fights just make the sport more like boxing every day. Conner vs Nate 3 is a crap fight, and everyone knows it, but it will sell more than Khabib vs Ferguson even tho that fight is the best fight the ufc has had in a long time. First fight I've actually looked forward too in a while. I believe championship fights should get the $, not big name vs mediocre fighter. Kinda like when Tyson was fighting all those bumz for millions.
     
  8. DataBreach

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    I don't know man. Tito called out Chuck for a fight in the UFC.



    Not difficult to believe the UFC might have been involved in that callout.

    They don't want Chuck in Bellator that's obvious.
     
  9. CC27

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    Uh and yeah Dana just said no thanks, not doing it.

    Also guessing TIto has a contract with Bellator still.
     
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    Funny thing saying oh 2014 UFC would def have done this they were struggling, uh like they arent now? No stars, middle of a tv deal, PPV's down, need to hit certain financial targets.

    They have more need for CHuck today than they did a few years ago and they still dont want him.
     
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    If he still had a contract for Bellator why would he even mention a possible fight in the UFC.

    Makes no sense.
     
  12. Emporio Alnino

    Emporio Alnino only the results!

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    Everyone will flip their opinion on Chucks health if he knocks someone dead within 2mins of the first round.
     
  14. Pakman

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    if Shammy hasn't died in the cage yet, Chuck will be ok.
     
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    he opens his mouth for one second and you can tell he has some serious damage.

    He shouldn't be allowed near a cage, much less be allowed to actually fight. Hopefully whatever athletic commission gets some balls and doesn't let him fight.
     
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    First, they'll never be able to compete with the UFC. They don't need to be #1 though. They can still operate a profitable business being #2.

    2ndly, he needs to continue having this legends nonsense. It's actually great. No need to see "legends" being fed to young lions, they can compete in fun fights vs guys near them as far as career trajectory.

    3rd, they are working on building prospects. Pico, Ruth, Fortune brothers, Joey Davis (sick spinning back kick KO in his last fight), Jarod Trice etc. They've taken ridiculously good wrestlers and brought them into MMA.

    4. Without having fights that gets casual viewers to watch, none of these prospects will ever get the "shine" they deserve. If they stick Ruth or the Fortune brothers on cards with Chuck, they can get exposure and potentially piggyback off it and become stars of their owns.
     
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    Chuck should fight Diego at CTE weight
     
  18. The_Renaissance

    The_Renaissance On, ahem, fleek

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    This is the most Bellator signing ever.
     
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    Verses Melvin Manhoef please.
     
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  20. Norman Khabib

    Norman Khabib Jiu Jitsu is for noobs!!

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    He did dancing with the stars a few years ago too, that worked wonders for PVZ's exposure.

    Plus those nude training videos haha

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pr5b_o_S1Qc
     

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