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Former UFC champion Chuck Liddell files for divorce following recent arrest

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell filed for divorce from his wife following an arrest for domestic violence earlier this week.

Liddell, who is one of the most revered fighters in UFC history, was detained by police on Monday on domestic violence charges. The incident occurred between Liddell and his wife, Heidi Northcott, at their home in Agoura Hills, California.

Later that Monday, “Iceman” took to social media to explain the situation and claimed that he was the victim of the domestic altercation. According to Liddell, he suffered bruises and lacerations at the hands of his wife before police showed up. After learning that his wife was being taken into custody, Liddell offered to take his place so she could stay home with her youngest son.

Full details remain unknown at this time, but we do know that Liddell filed for divorce from his wife. According to a recent TMZ report, Liddell filed “dissolution with minor children” papers in a Los Angeles court on Friday. Liddell and his wife have been married for over 10 years and have two children together.

The 51-year-old Liddell has not competed professionally since a knockout loss to Tito Ortiz in his trilogy fight in 2018. “Iceman” has hinted at multiple comebacks along the way, including a possible ladder in bare knuckle boxing, but nothing. has come to an end. fruit for the former UFC champion.

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