The legend Chuck Liddell says he is pulling for a HUGE upset at UFC 246 this weekend … telling TMZ Sports activities he is a giant fan of Cowboy Cerrone and hopes he beats Conor McGregor!!!
As we beforehand reported … Dana White says UFC docs imagine Conor is in the most effective form of his life main as much as his highly-anticipated return to the Octagon.
However, Liddell ain’t frightened about any of that discuss … telling us on the California Robust movie star softball recreation he thinks Cowboy will win if he controls the struggle off the rip.
“I feel if Cowboy comes out and convinces he was gonna take him down, get after him and get him guessin’ whether or not or not you are gonna go up and down, I feel Cowboy can do it,” The Iceman says.
FYI — the struggle goes down at T-Cell Enviornment on Jan. 18 and may solely be streamed on ESPN+ … so we’ll see if Liddell’s proper about his prediction.
BTW — Conor and Cowboy confronted off at their press conference on Wednesday … and it became an all-out bro fest!!
Conor praised Cowboy’s profession and stated he respects the hell outta his recreation … and the 2 traded compliments on every others’ outfits. Cute stuff.
Liddell would not suppose all hope is misplaced for Conor although … saying, “If he lets Conor get snug on the market and firing at will, he would possibly get one and run into hassle.”
He added, “[Conor’s] all the time going to be powerful. He is all the time a troublesome striker. Individuals have their questions whether or not or not he is been having some struggling from some points these days … however I am a giant fan of Cowboy, hopefully, he comes out with a win.”