Former UFC light heavyweight champion
"We're not going to do what [people on the] Internet say, or what any one person says," Hackleman told SI.com on Monday. "It will ultimately be his decision, but we're going to go back and forth on it and see what he wants to do. Nothing's been settled yet."
Following Liddell's first-round loss to
"It's a huge decision for someone to make, and I don't think he'll make it rashly to retire and unretire and retire and unretire," said Hackleman. "We're going to have to sit down and talk, go to Dana and talk, and [speak with] some of the other people in our camp, and family and friends."
And where does Hackleman stand on his 39-year-old charge's future?
"I don't know yet," the trainer said. "I go both ways on it. But at the end of the day it's ultimately Chuck's decision. He's not walking around punchy."