“The Iceman” Liddell and James “Sandman” Irvin, who will
When Chuck Liddell steps into the Octagon on Dec. 29 it will
be the first time in his storied career that he’s ever had to fight coming off
of two losses in a row. Standing across from him will be one of the toughest
challenges he has ever faced in Wanderlei Silva.
The two square off in a pivotal light heavyweight match-up
with the winner being catapulted to contender status. Tonight, the “Iceman”
will address his upcoming bout and his future in the sport of mixed martial
Also on the show will be Ultimate Fighting Championship light
heavyweight James “Sandman” Irvin, who returns at UFC 79 to take on Luis Cane
in an undercard bout.
Irvin has long been considered one of the hardest hitting
fighters in the promotion, but after dealing with a devastating knee injury in
his last fight against Thiago Silva, he will now look to get back to form against