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Chuck Liddell Reveals His 8 Favourite UFC Fighters Of The Modern Era

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Chuck Liddell Reveals His 8 Favourite UFC Fighters Of The Modern Era

UFC legend Chuck Liddell has revealed that Irish superstar Conor McGregor is amongst his favourite MMA fighters in the modern era.

The 50-year-old, who officially retired from MMA last month, took part in a Q&A and was asked by one fan about the fighter he enjoys watching the most.

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And former light heavyweight champ Liddell immediately said that McGregor, who returned to UFC back in January, was one of his favourites.

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However, the 'Ice Man' also revealed that he is a big fan of Tony Ferguson, Yoel Romero, Israel Adesanya, Nate and Nick Diaz, Jorge Masvidal and Jose Aldo.

Liddell tweeted: "These days Conor is one of my favorites, Tony Ferguson, Yoel Romero, Israel Adesanya, The Diaz brothers, Jorge Masvidal and Jose Aldo."

McGregor, 31, has been a long-time admirer of the UFC Hall of Famer and shared a classy exchange with him on social media after a photo of the pair went viral.

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Liddell has also showered the 'Notorious' with praise and even branded the UFC superstar a "bad**s."

The 'Ice Man' explained: "It's an honour for me to inspire a star, like Conor. He is a bad**s. One thing I most like about Conor is he 'walks the walk.'

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"The fact that he even gave me credit for inspiring him really makes things come full circle for me in this sport. Living the dream!"

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Nate Diaz, Jorge Masvidal, UFC News, MMA News, Nick Diaz, Yoel Romero, Tony Ferguson, UFC, jose aldo, MMA, Israel Adesanya

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