Charles "The Iceman" Liddell
Born December 17, 1969
Other names The Iceman
Nationality United States American
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
Division 205
Reach 76.5 in (194 cm)
Style Kenpo, Kickboxing, Wrestling, Brazilian jui jitsu
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of San Luis Obispo, California
Team The Pit
Years active 1998–present

Charles David "Chuck" Liddell began studying Koei-Kan karate at the age of 12 the tattoo seen on his scalp reads "Koei-Kan"  He was a four year starter on the football team at San Marcos High School. While growing up in Santa Barbara, he often frequented the infamous Del Playa Drive, the middle of the party scene of the college town of Isla Vista, where he often found himself in fights with drunk college students. He became a Division I wrestler at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business /Accounting in 1995.

Previous Championships & Awards:

Ultimate Fighting Championship
UFC Light Heavyweight Champion
Fight of the Night Honors
Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Fame

2006 Fighter of the Year


Do you have any heroes? John Hackleman for my striking and John Lewis for getting me going in MMA.

What is your favorite technique?
Right leg whip kick.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Chuck wrestled for California Polytechnic State University and graduated from there with a degree in accounting.

What was your job before you started fighting?
Early on Chuck used to work as a bartender and a bouncer.