Last fall in Chicago, UFC 90 quickly became the talk of the town in one of America’s toughest cities. Headlining the event was the man widely considered to be the best fighter on the planet taking on an opponent with a limited, but dangerous, skill set. When envisioning what world middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva would do with a one dimensional slugger in Patrick Cote, images of Silva’s 2006 obliteration of Chris Leben quickly came to the forefront . . . Click here for more by Brady Crytzer
UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva returns to the Octagon on Saturday, April 18th to defend his crown against No. 1 contender Thales Leites in the main event of UFC 97. Also featured in the UFC’s return to Canada is the light heavyweight showdown fans have waited for years to see, as UFC legend Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell squares off against Brazilian superstar Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. UFC 97: REDEMPTION is live on Pay-Per-View Saturday, April 18 from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Check out 97.ufc.com for more info.