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Results For UFC 97 ‘Redemption’ Event: Silva Retains UFC Title, Shogun Defeats Liddell

anderson-silva-win Main Fight Card:

  • Anderson Silva def. Thales Leites via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 50-46)
  • Sam Stout def. Matt Wiman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Mauricio “Shogun” Rua def. Chuck Liddell via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:28
  • Krzysztof Soszynski def. Brian Stann via submission (kimura) – Round 1, 3:53
  • Cheick Kongo def. Antoni Hardonk via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:29
  • Luiz Cane def. Steve Cantwell via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Fight Card:

  • Denis Kang def. Xavier Foupa-Pokam via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Nate Quarry def. Jason MacDonald via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:27
  • Ed Herman def. David Loiseau via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Mark Bocek def. David Bielkheden via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:57
  • T.J. Grant def. Ryo Chonan via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Eliot Marshall def. Vinicius Magalhaes via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
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  1. Nikki

    April 19, 2009 at 11:08 am

    I’m so proud of Anderson Silva! He’s definitely the greatest pound for pound fighter out today. I’m so disappointed about chuck’s defeat though. I heard he will retire if he loses this fight, but maybe he’ll make a comeback like Randy Couture did.

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