Sunday, April 19, 2009

UFC 97 RESULTS

Tonights UFC event main event features middleweight champion Anderson Silva defending his title against Thales Leites. In the co-main event Chuck Liddell squares off against Mauricio Rua.

As always The MMA News keeps the spoilers off the main page, for the results click .

The results are as follows:

PRELIMINARY CARD

*Eliot Marshall def. Vinicius Magalhaes via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)L

*T.J. Grant def. Ryo Chonan via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

*Mark Bocek def. David Bielkheden via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 4:57

*Ed Herman def. David Loiseau via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

*Nate Quarry def. Jason MacDonald via TKO (strikes) - Round 1, 2:27

*Denis Kang def. Xavier Foupa-Pokam via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

MAIN CARD

*Luiz Cane def. Steve Cantwell via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

*Cheick Kongo def. Antoni Hardonk via TKO (strikes) - Round 2, 2:29

*Krzysztof Soszynski def. Brian Stann via submission (kimura) - Round 1, 3:53

*Mauricio “Shogun” Rua def. Chuck Liddell via TKO (strikes) - Round 1, 4:28

*Sam Stout def. Matt Wiman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

*Anderson Silva def. Thales Leites via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 50-46)

Thanks to mmanews.com
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