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Liddell willing to fight Couture at heavyweight

Chuck Liddell is always down for a fight, even one involving someone he's fought three times already. According to a report from The Canadian Press, Liddell is willing to move up to heavyweight to challenge for Couture's belt.

"If he gets the title back, I wouldn't mind coming up and getting the heavyweight title too,'' Liddell told the CP on Wednesday.

Liddell won two out of three against Couture. Liddell lost the first at UFC 43 but came back to twice knock out Couture at UFC 52 and 57.

A fourth encounter will have to wait though. Couture will fight Brock Lesnar in Nov. and if he wins, he'll fight the winner of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Frank Mir early next year. Liddell will fight Rashad Evans this Saturday as he tries to climb back into the UFC light-heavyweight title picture.

Couture and Liddell were the first coaches on the hit series "The Ultimate Fighter" on Spike TV, which aired Jan. to April 2005 and is credited with saving the UFC.