UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell was arrested early Monday and booked right into a Los Angeles-area jail on a misdemeanor cost of home violence.
Liddell, 51, is being held on the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station in Agoura Hills, Calif., simply exterior Los Angeles, in accordance with an inmate report from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Liddell’s bail has been set at $20,000.
News of Liddell’s arrest first was reported by TMZ. According to TMZ’s report, police have been referred to as to Liddell’s residence and once they arrived, decided the sufferer in an alleged argument that turned bodily was Liddell’s spouse.
Liddell married Heidi Northcott greater than a decade in the past. The couple had their first youngster collectively in 2011 and a second in 2013. According to the TMZ report, Northcott didn’t want medical consideration.
Liddell, who fought at 205 kilos in his MMA profession, is listed at 6-foot-2 and 240 kilos on his reserving paperwork.
Liddell received the UFC gentle heavyweight title in 2005 with a knockout of Randy Couture, with whom he had one of the memorable trilogies in MMA historical past. His title win began a run that made “The Iceman” the most important star within the sport on the time.
Liddell misplaced the belt to Quinton Jackson at UFC 71 in 2007, which began a 1-5 slide to shut out his profession. After a loss to Rich Franklin in 2010, Liddell hung up his gloves with 5 losses in his previous six fights, together with 4 by knockout.
In 2018, Liddell got here out of retirement to combat Tito Ortiz for a 3rd time. In November 2018, Ortiz lastly beat Liddell with a first-round knockout beneath Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions banner. He has not fought since then and in 2020 mentioned he’s once more retired.
Liddell was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame’s Pioneer Wing in 2009. Outside combating, he’s been a daily on actuality TV, had visitor spots on episodic TV, and been in additional than a dozen motion pictures.