Chuck “the ice man” Liddell, mixed martial arts legend, poses for a photo opportunity May 20 with, 11th Security Forces Squadron members, Senior Airman Gregory Twigg, left, Staff Sgt. Cerrato Oswaldo, center, and Airman 1st Class Pierre Andiffred during the 2011 Joint Service Open House at Joint Base Andrews, Md. JSOH affords the public an opportunity to meet the men and women of the Armed Forces and to see military equipment from the Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force and Coast Guard. JSOH is planned and conducted through the efforts of active duty, guard and reserve service members, as well as civilian employees, retirees and family members. (Photo by Bobby Jones)
“Chuck” Liddell is now a retired American mixed martial artist and former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion.Liddell has an extensive striking background in Kempo, Koei-Kan karate and kickboxing, as well as a grappling background in collegiate wrestling. As of his retirement, Liddell has had 23 fights in the UFC. Along with fellow UFC fighter Randy Couture, Liddell is widely credited for bringing mixed martial arts into the mainstream of American sports and entertainment. On July 10, 2009, he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. In 2009 he competed on season nine of Dancing with the Stars.