Former UFC Champion Chuck Liddell Files For Divorce After Being Arrested For Domestic Violence – .

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Former UFC Champion Chuck Liddell Files For Divorce After Being Arrested For Domestic Violence – .


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Former UFC star Chuck Liddell filed for divorce from his wife Heidi less than a week after her domestic violence arrest.

Liddell, 51, filed the dissolution in Los Angeles County court on Friday, PEOPLE confirms.

MPs responded at Liddell’s Hidden Hills, Calif., Home on Monday around 12 a.m. after reports of a “family disruption,” a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said in a statement to PEOPLE.

“Upon arrival, MPs determined that Charles Liddell and his wife had been involved in a physical altercation,” the department spokesman wrote.

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Chuck Liddell

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Liddell was arrested and charged with domestic drums. He was incarcerated at the Lost Hills Sheriff Station, where he was later released on $ 20,000 bail, according to jail records.

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There are currently no plans to appear in court again. A representative for the wrestler did not respond to PEOPLE’s request to comment on the allegations.

Liddell, known as “The Iceman”, is a former UFC light heavyweight champion. He made his debut in 1998 and retired 12 years later in 2010. He returned to the ring in 2018 to face a former rival, Tito Ortiz.

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He was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in 2009.

TMZ was the first to break the news when filing for divorce.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233, or visit thehotline.org. All calls are free and confidential. The hotline is available 24/7 in more than 170 languages.

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