Former UFC champ Chuck Liddell arrested on domestic violence charge

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities arrested UFC Hall of Famer Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell early Monday on suspicion of domestic battery, according to multiple reports.

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His arrest came after Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a family disturbance in the upscale Hidden Hills community, KCBS-TV reported. The city is in the Santa Monica Mountains, just west of Los Angeles.

In a statement obtained by KNBC, deputies said they determined that “Chuck Liddell and his wife had been involved in a physical altercation.”

He was arrested and booked at the Lost Hills sheriff’s station just before 2 a.m., according to jail records. He is being held on a bail of $20,000.

Liddell was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in July 2009. According to ESPN, he is one of the highest-selling pay-per-view draws in UFC history. He is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion who defended his title five times, KNBC reported.

Liddell retired from the UFC in 2010, according to the Bleacher Report.