Chuck Liddell. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell will try his hand at dancing as a participant on the upcoming ninth season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”, which premieres tonight at 8 PM ET on the network.
Liddell, who is taking a hiatus from UFC competition while he contemplates potential retirement, has been paired up with 28 year old professional dancer Anna Trebunskaya, a runner-up in the second season of the show along with future NFL hall-of-famer Jerry Rice.
Additional contestants advertised for this season include well-known celebrities Michael Irvin, Kelly Osborne, Aaron Carter, Melissa Joan Hart, Macy Gray, Kathy Ireland, and Donny Osmond.
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