UFC 97 Results – Winners & Highlights

Event: UFC 97: Redemption
Date: Sat., Apr. 18, 2009
Venue: Bell Centre
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Total Fights: 12

UFC 97 featured a fight card with numerous finishes, with a main event showdown between Anderson Silva and Thales Leites. UFC 97 happend on Saturday, April 18, 2009. The main card kicked off at 6:00 PM ET and didn’t wrap up until around 8:00 PM ET. This event had 12 fights. In the co-main event, Anderson Silva defeated Thales Leites via Decision (Unanimous) in round 5.

UFC 97 results

Starting from the first fight ending with the main event. Here is a full list of results from UFC 97. Be sure to check out UFC 97 bonuses and payouts.

Eliot Marshall def. Vinny Magalhaes via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 3, 5:00
T.J. Grant def. Ryo Chonan via Decision (Split) – Round 3, 5:00
Mark Bocek def. David Bielkheden via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) – Round 1, 4:57
Ed Herman def. David Loiseau via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 3, 5:00
Nate Quarry def. Jason MacDonald via TKO (Elbows) – Round 1, 2:27
Denis Kang def. Xavier Foupa-Pokam via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 3, 5:00
Luiz Cane def. Steve Cantwell via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 3, 5:00
Cheick Kongo def. Antoni Hardonk via TKO (Punches) – Round 2, 2:29
Krzysztof Soszynski def. Brian Stann via Submission (Kimura) – Round 1, 3:53
Mauricio Rua def. Chuck Liddell via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 4:28
Sam Stout def. Matt Wiman via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 3, 5:00
Anderson Silva def. Thales Leites via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 5, 5:00

‘Redemption’ complete results

Eliot Marshall vs. Vinny Magalhaes
Eliot Marshall defeated Vinny Magalhaes by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 in round 3.

T.J. Grant vs. Ryo Chonan
T.J. Grant pulled out a win against Ryo Chonan in round 3 by Decision (Split).

Mark Bocek vs. David Bielkheden
Mark Bocek bested David Bielkheden in round 1 at Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).

Ed Herman vs. David Loiseau
Ed Herman got the victory over David Loiseau by Decision (Unanimous) in round 3 at 5:00.

Nate Quarry vs. Jason MacDonald
The fifth bout ended at 2:27 of round 1 with Nate Quarry defeating Jason MacDonald by TKO (Elbows).

Denis Kang vs. Xavier Foupa-Pokam
Xavier Foupa-Pokam lost to Denis Kang at 5:00 of round 3 via 3.

Luiz Cane vs. Steve Cantwell
Luiz Cane got the better of Steve Cantwell and won by Decision (Unanimous) in round 3 at 5:00.

Cheick Kongo vs. Antoni Hardonk
Cheick Kongo beat Antoni Hardonk by TKO (Punches) at 2:29 of round 2.

Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Brian Stann
Krzysztof Soszynski won in round 1 at 3:53 by Submission (Kimura); Dan Miragliotta was the third man in the Octagon.

Mauricio Rua vs. Chuck Liddell
Mauricio Rua battled Chuck Liddell and took the win by TKO (Punches) in round 1 at 4:28.

Sam Stout vs. Matt Wiman
The night’s co-main event ended at 5:00 of round 3 with Sam Stout defeating Matt Wiman by Decision (Unanimous).

Anderson Silva vs. Thales Leites
In the main event, Anderson Silva defeated Thales Leites by Decision (Unanimous) in round 5.

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