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Chuck Liddell on Rashad Evans at UFC 88: 'I Plan on Striking, We'll See How He Responds'

Chuck Liddell and Rashad Evans were both college wrestlers, and yet as their fight at UFC 88 approaches, I get the feeling that it's going to be mostly a stand-up battle. Evans' best chance is following the Keith Jardine game plan and throwing plenty of leg kicks, while Liddell says himself that he plans to strike, rather than wrestle. From UFC.com:
"I know Rashad is a good wrestler," Liddell continued. "And I think he will try to strike with me. I think he'll take some shots (for takedowns) once he gets hit by me a few times though. I don't tend to take any shots, so he won't have to show his takedown defense with me. I am planning on striking. We'll see how he responds."
I think Evans will respond by getting knocked out. Although Evans has never lost, he's never fought a guy who can throw a punch like Liddell can, and Liddell will show that even at age 38, he can still strike with the best of them.