April 8, 2009 - UFC 98 Redemption will see Middleweight champion Anderson "The Spider" Silva defend his title against Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Thales Leites. UFC 97 will take place on Saturday April 18, 2009, 10 PM EST/7 PM PST, Montreal, Canada and can be seen on PPV. Anderson Silva is an overwhelming -600 odds favorite over ThalesLeites. Fan favorite "The Iceman" Chuck Liddell is a -200 odds favorite over Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at +150 odds. Early betting action has been heavy on the Iceman as a few fans might have drank a bit to much at UFC 88 and forgot the devastating knockout by Rashad Evans.

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UFC 97 Main Card Betting Line

UFC 97 Betting Odds: Anderson Silva Vs Thales Leites

Anderson Silva -600
Thales Leites +350

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UFC 97 Betting Odds: Chuck Liddell Vs Mauricio "Shogun" Rua

Chuck Liddell -200
Mauricio "Shogun" Rua +150

UFC 97 Betting Odds: Krzysztof Soszynski Vs Brian Stann

Krzysztof Soszynski -170
Brian Stann +130

UFC 97 Betting Odds: Cheick Kongo Vs Antoni Hardonk

Cheick Kongo -300
Antoni Hardonk +200

UFC 97 Betting Odds: Luis Cane Vs Steve Cantwell

Luis Cane -250
Steve Cantwell +185

PRELIMINARY CARD (un-televised)

UFC 97 Betting Odds: Xavier Foupa-Pokam Vs Denis Kang

Xavier Foupa-Pokam +225
Denis Kang -350

UFC 97 Betting Odds: Jason MacDonald Vs Nate Quarry

Jason MacDonald -125
Nate Quarry -115

UFC 97 Betting Odds: Ed Herman Vs David Loiseau

Ed Herman -125
David Loiseau -115

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David "The Crow" Loiseau makes his return to the UFC in his hometown of Montreal. Loiseau is a very popular fighter in Montreal and will get a strong crowd baking as loud as GSP. "The Crow" will be plenty motivated to bring a victory in his return to the UFC. 9 out of 14 of Ed Herman's victories have come by submission while only 2 out of 8 of Loiseau's losses have come by submission. Loiseau has superior striking and has strong strong submission defense on his back. Decision victory by Loiseau.

UFC 97 Betting Odds: Sam Stout Vs Matt Wiman

Sam Stout -150
Matt Wiman +110

UFC 97 Betting Odds: David Bielkheden Vs Mark Bocek

David Bielkheden +200
Mark Bocek -300

UFC 97 Betting Odds: Ryo Chonan Vs T.J. Grant

Ryo Chonan +150
T.J. Grant -200

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UFC 97 Redemption Fight Card

Main Card - Televised
Anderson Silva Vs Thales Leites (For Middleweight Championship - 5 Rounds)
Chuck Liddell Vs Mauricio "Shogun" Rua
Krzysztof Soszynski Vs Brian Stann
Cheick Kongo Vs Antoni Hardonk
Luis Cane Vs Steve Cantwell

PRELIMINARY CARD (un-televised)
Vinicius Magalhaes Vs Eliot Marshall
Xavier Foupa-Pokam Vs Denis Kang
Jason MacDonald Vs Nate Quarry
Ed Herman Vs David Loiseau
David Bielkheden Vs Mark Bocek
Ryo Chonan Vs T.J. Grant
Sam Stout Vs Matt Wiman

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