Wednesday, February 04, 2009

UFC 97 Main Event Officially Announced

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Although it has been Rumored for weeks, the UFC officially announced the main events for their “UFC 97: Silva vs. Leites” event in Montreal, Canada on April 18th. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell, who is looking to make one final run at the title, will face the talented, yet struggling, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will headline the card as he will defend his belt against Thales Leites.

Main Bouts:
David Loiseau vs. Ed Herman
Xavier Foupa-Pokam vs. Denis Kang
Jason MacDonald vs. Nate Quarry
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Chuck Liddell
Thales Leites vs. Anderson Silva (UFC Middleweight champion)

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