Whether you’re a fan of Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz, or mixed martial arts (MMA) in general, tonight’s (Sat., Nov. 24, 2018) trilogy bout between Liddell and Ortiz live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., is an absolute must watch.
Liddell, who is best known for knocking contenders silly during his days as UFC light heavyweight champion, already holds two career victories over Ortiz. However, the last one happened 12 years ago, and “Iceman” hasn’t fought in nearly eight. Ortiz, on the other hand, just retired from MMA last year following a submission win over Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170.
Despite his track record against Ortiz, Liddell is going to have his work cut out for tonight when he makes his long-awaited return to the cage. Oddsmakers know this which is why “Iceman” is currently a substantial underdog against Ortiz.
Check out the up-to-date odds for Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 main card below from our good pals over at Bovada (as of 11/24/18):
Chuck Liddell (+245) vs. Tito Ortiz (-315)
Tom Lawlor (+245) vs. Deron Winn (-315)
Gleison Tibau (-145) vs. Efrain Escudero (+115)
Ricardo Palacios vs. Walel Watson (+350)
Jay Silva (+195) vs. Oscar Cota (-250)
Here are some additional prop bets courtesy of Bet Online (as of 11/24/18):
Liddell vs. Ortiz goes the distance (+340)
Liddell vs. Ortiz ends with a finish (-425)
Liddell wins inside the distance (+300)
Liddell wins by decision (+1000)
Ortiz wins inside the distance (-200)
Ortiz wins by decision (+500)
Liddell vs. Ortiz ends in a draw (+5000)
Only time will tell if Liddell can defy the odds, turn back the clock, return to the sport after all these years, and lock down another victory over Ortiz at the age of 48. If he does, the MMA world really won’t know what to think.