Liddell is MMA's first wax figure at Madame Tussauds

source: madametussauds.com
 

Chuck Liddell will be immortalized in wax May 29 at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

The 40 year-old athlete will be the first mixed martial arts athlete to be inducted into the famed collection, located in front of the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino.

The Liddell figure will be officially unveiled Friday, May 28 at 10:30am PT in front of thousands of fans gathered at the UFC Fan Expo  taking place May 28-29 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The Liddell figure will then be moved to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas and placed on display inside a UFC Octagon, along with Liddell’s trunks and UFC championship belt.

Liddell has been a part of UFC for over a decade and his star power has helped make it the world’s fastest growing sports organization. Along the way, Liddell has appeared on numerous magazine covers including ESPN Magazine and has also made guest appearances on HBO’s “Entourage.”

In 2009, he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in recognition of his status as MMA’s biggest star and the 6-foot plus athlete is said to have the most feared right hand in the sport.

Since it opened a decade ago, as one of the first locations outside of London, Madame Tussauds Las Vegas has entertained nearly five million visitors. Over 100 world-famous figures, each costing an average of $300,000 to create, are featured at the attraction at one time, in various themed areas, and to keep the offerings “fresh” the attraction’s designers regularly spotlight new and exciting exhibits, such as the latest additions of Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears wax figures, which made their debuts at other Madame Tussauds worldwide locations but are brand new to the Las Vegas attraction.

Among its recent debut figures in Las Vegas were Snoop Dogg, Kathy Griffin and Pres. Barack Obama.
 

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Immaculata site profile image  

4/8/10 7:18 PM by Immaculata

Lmao! I love that pic of Chuck and those hoes!

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4/8/10 5:34 PM by PatrickFreitas

good morning texas...  

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4/8/10 4:37 PM by brahmabull81

LOL

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4/8/10 4:22 PM by ajjr0ller

What's wrong with making a statue of a US president? It was weird seeing one of Michelle though..

decu68 site profile image  

4/8/10 4:06 PM by decu68

Obama has a wax statue; what gives? I guess they will make one of anybody!!!!!!!!!

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4/8/10 1:03 PM by inf0

they should have made the wax dummy doing chins nekkid...  

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4/8/10 12:52 PM by LeeVanTeeth

 Statue:

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4/8/10 12:50 PM by inf0

queues up staring chuck gif  



 

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