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Chuck Liddell retires from fighting

Updated: December 30, 2010, 1:47 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- After months of indecisiveness, former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell officially announced his retirement Wednesday.

Liddell took the podium at a news conference seconds after UFC president Dana White broke the news to reporters and fans in the lobby of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

It was a very difficult decision for the 41-year-old Liddell, who struggled for months to figure out what his next move should be.

After Rich Franklin knocked Liddell out ...

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