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43-year-old Tito Ortiz and 48-year-old Chuck Liddell are gearing up to fight for the third time, and even this long after their rivalry had divisional relevance, it still has vitriol. Liddell was hitting pads in the same room as Ortiz, who took no time in laughing at Liddell’s performance.

“That was only thirty seconds. You can’t be tired that quick!” Tito shouted during Chuck’s pad session. “That shit was like junk! Junk junk. Wow, I guess you are getting old.”

Liddell responded, via MMAJunkie.com:

“They put out a video of me warming up my legs right when I got to the gym,” Liddell said. “I don’t know why they would – out of all the video they took – why they would choose to put that out, I have no idea. I challenge anyone talking trash about it to take one of those kicks I was throwing anyway. They’re not that soft. I was just warming up my legs the way I like to do it. I was just warming up my legs, so it is what it is.”

It is what it is indeed. This is hardly the first time Ortiz has criticized Liddell’s movement or ability when hitting pads, leading to his coach Ray Sefo defending him online. The fight goes down at Golden Boy 1 on November 24, 2018, broadcast on PPV.


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