Chuck Liddell and Keith Jardine are looking to get back on the winning track after suffering first-round knockout losses the last time out. Here is what each man must do to win Saturday night:
Keys to victory
1. Keep it simple: Liddell has long been one of the world's elite mixed martial artists. He shouldn't feel the need to make dramatic changes because of one loss.
1. Kick to the body: Jardine has a number of good
2. Change directions: Liddell likes to circle, but shouldn't become predictable.
Don't square up: Jardine has a tendency to walk
3. Jab: He needs a range-finger to set up that booming right as well as to slow Jardine's right.
3. Force Liddell straight back: Liddell is best
4. Start early: It will be Jardine's first pay-per-view main event and Liddell should maximize the pressure Jardine feels by starting quickly.
4. Test the body: When he's within range, Jardine
Rating the fighters
Comparison of main eventers Chuck Liddell and Keith Jardine
Both fighters have KO power.
The fight isn't likely to hit the floor.
Jardine has a dangerous arsenal of kicks.
Liddell is a ruthless finisher.
If Liddell does go down, he's great at scrambling back up.
Both are coming off first-round losses.
Neither reminds anyone of Royce Gracie.
Everyone expects a short, fast-paced bout.
Liddell managed to handle Tito Ortiz all right.
Liddell is supremely confident.
The key will be how each reacts to his knockout loss, but Liddell is a higher caliber fighter and wins by first-round stoppage.