Jackson KOs Liddell in first round to take UFC light-heavyweight title
LAS VEGAS -- Quinton Jackson upset Chuck Liddell to win the UFC light-heavyweight title Saturday night at UFC 71, dethroning the champion with a hard right to the chin in the first round.
Liddell toppled and Jackson jumped in to throw a couple of
punches for good measure before referee John McCarthy stepped in at
1:53 of the first round to protect the fallen champion. Only a few
punches were thrown before the one that tagged Liddell and at one
point Jackson, who had been stalking the ...
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