Former UFC Fighter Chuck Liddell Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Battery

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Former UFC fighter Chuck Liddell was arrested today on suspicion of domestic battery against his wife in the Hidden Hills community.

Liddell, 51, was arrested shortly after midnight, booked on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic battery under the name Charles David Liddell, and bail was set at $20,000, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. He was released on bail shortly after 10 a.m.

Deputies went to the residence in the 24000 block of Jim Bridger Road “on a report of a family disturbance,'' according to the sheriff's department.

“Upon arrival deputies determined Chuck Liddell and his wife had been involved in a physical altercation,'' sheriff's officials said.

According to, authorities “determined the 51-year-old former fighter was involved in a verbal argument that turned physical.''

“According to authorities, his wife did not require medical treatment,'' TMZ reported.

Liddell, known by the nickname “The Iceman,'' was once one of the UFC's biggest stars, with wins over Tito Ortiz, Vitor Belfort, Randy Couture, and Alistair Overeem, and he recently served as referee for the Aaron Carter vs. Lamar Odom Celebrity Boxing match, TMZ reported.

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