Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz (Photo: imdb.com)
UFC 66: Liddell v. Ortiz – Las Vegas, Nev. – MGM Grand Garden Arena – Dec. 30, 2006
Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz gave the UFC its most successful show to date at UFC 66.
Their clash for Liddell’s light heavyweight title drew more than 1 million pay-per-view buys and over $5 million at the box office.
Liddell controlled the fight most of the way and retained his title with a TKO in Round 3.
In the co-main event, “The Dean of Mean” Keith Jardine beat Forrest Griffin by TKO at the 4:41 mark. Jardine floored Griffin with a combination before pounding his way to victory.