Hey, for all you UFC fans out there, the UFC confirmed UFC 97 during Saturday’s Broadcast of UFC 94. The event is Saturday April 18th in Montreal, Canada. It will headline Anderson Silva vs Thales Leites. Also Co-Headlining is former light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Lidell vs Mauricio Rua. What an exciting matchup. Check out this article from mmafighting.com
The deafening cheers of the sold-out Montreal crowd still echo through the Bell Centre from UFC® 83. Now the Ultimate Fighting Championship® is heading back to Montreal with two more world-class matchups already inked.
Unstoppable UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will meet his toughest test to date when he faces submission specialist Thales Leites at UFC 97: Silva vs. Leites, live from the Bell Centre in Montreal Canada on Saturday, April 18. Also on the card, former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell will trade punches with another dangerous striker when he takes on Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.
Tickets for UFC 97 will go on sale Saturday, February 14 at 10am ET and will be priced at $550, $400, $225, $150, $100 and $50. Tickets are available at the Bell Centre box office, by phone at (514) 790-2525 / 1-877-668-8269 or at www.geg.ca. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (705) 739-7666. Tickets are also available at all Ticketmaster locations and at ufc.com or www.ticketmaster.com
UFC 97 will be available live on pay-per-view on iN DEMAND, DIRECTV, DISH Network, TVN, Bell ExpressVu, Shaw Communications and Viewer’s Choice Canada for a suggested retail price of $44.95 for standard definition or high-definition broadcasts (where available).