Charles David “Chuck” Liddell (created December 17, 1969) is a retired American mixed martial artist and former Ultimate Fighting Championship Light Heavyweight Champ. Liddell has an extensive dramatic history in Kempo, Koei Kan karate and kickboxing, along with a grappling foundation in collegiate wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Liddell concluded his career with all the second most knockouts in UFC history, behind Anderson Silva. Liddell had 23 fights in the UFC, and along with Randy Couture, is widely credited for bringing mixed martial arts to the mainstream of American sports and amusement. On July 10, 2009, he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame.