You have to learn your own details before you can teach them.
You were supposed to fight Tito Ortiz, but now obviously that's not happening. If he wants to fight in the UFC he has to get past me first. A lot of people are interested now in getting into MMA, but it's such a mixed medium that it can be hard to find a starting point. You can actually find a lot of gyms that do teach mixed martial arts. It was the biggest Pay Per View that the UFC had had at the time by far and it was just a big day for me.
Have you had to adapt your training for the new card? He ran his mouth and now I get to say 'I told you so' to Dana. But it's just like with any martial art — you've got to look at the coaches, go watch some classes, see how people treat each other and how the coaches treat the students.
There's not much of a difference other than the fact that he's a southpaw. After the shit he said on the show I really wanted to [fight]. I told him that he wouldn't fight me and that he was just going to use this to get on TV.
From appearing in TV shows and movies to taking on some of the toughest badasses in the UFC, there's not much that legendary fighter Chuck Liddell can't handle. My grandpa is from Brooklyn and my grandma is from Syracuse so I used to come down here quite a bit. They know most of the basic moves, but you need to teach them the details. To teach the details you have to pay attention to what you're doing. Lastly, what is your best memory from inside the Octagon? I've had a lot of good ones and I've had a lot of bad ones.
It's no wonder tickets for his upcoming UFC 115 event with Rich Franklin sold out in a record-setting 30 minutes after going on sale. You're coaching a team on this season of Spike's hit show . I used to have that problem with a couple of moves I used to do, so it's a good learning process, for them and for me. My training is ramping up, getting harder and harder, but I've been in shape for a while so now we're picking it up. It's 40/30/30 — so 40% carbs, 30% protein and 30% fat. Any time I've lost has been devastating to me, but the best would probably have to be when I beat Randy for the first time.
He bid farewell with these final words: "Most of all I want to thank my fans and my family.
Before coming to this decision, he was advised by his close friends and family to quit his fighting career.Considering their advice and opinions, the American mixed martial artist and Ultimate Fighting Championship Light Heavyweight Champion ended his 12 years long career in the mainstream martial arts on December 29, 2010.Fortunately, You've been spending a lot of time in New York promoting for UFC and now helping Reebok demo their latest shoe. You're getting ready to fight Rich Franklin in UFC 115. I had to switch to southpaw though, because he's a southpaw. All I want though is, if he decides to come back to the UFC, he should have to fight me to get back in. I had already lost to him and I came back with a first round knockout for the title. I'm not a big fan of reality shows but I liked working with the guys. We're working with guys that are already pretty good at what they do, so if they don't understand what to do then I'm not teaching them right. And especially at this level, with these types of guys, that's what you need to teach them. When I'm training at home I have five meals for the day that I just heat up. There are enough calories in there for me for the day, and each week as my weight goes up and down we'll add or lose calories.
I've got to get ready because he's good everywhere. But he's not really a big threat to take me down, so if it goes to the ground it's because I decided it should. A lot of people are upset that you won't be fighting Tito.
After losing three consecutive fights by knockout back in 2010, Chuck Liddell finally retired from the mix martial arts at the age of 45.