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UFC 97 Weigh-In Results: Anderson Silva Comes In Light

UFC 97: Redemption takes place this Saturday, April 18 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The event features a main event of dominant middleweight champion Anderson Silva defending his belt against top middleweight contender Thales Leites. In the co-main event, former UFC light-heavyweight champ Chuck Liddell will take on former top ranked light-heavyweight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.

At the weigh-ins earlier today, Anderson Silva tipped the scales a little light at 182 pounds, while challenger Leites was exactly 185 pounds. Chuck Liddell and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua both tipped the scales at 206 pounds.

Meanwhile David Bielkheden – who fights Mark Bocek in a preliminary bout, came in heavy at 157 pounds for his lightweight contest. Here are the complete weigh-in results. Also, be sure to join us tomorrow for our live coverage of UFC 97 here at

* Anderson Silva (182) vs. Thales Leites (185)
* Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (206) vs. Chuck Liddell (206)
* Cheick Kongo (232) vs. Antoni Hardonk (249)
* Luiz Cane (206) vs. Steve Cantwell (205)
* Brian Stann (206) vs. Krzysztof Soszynski (204)

* Eliot Marshall (205) vs. Vinny Magalhaes (204)
* Denis Kang (185) vs. Xavier Fouka-Pokum (185)
* Nathan Quarry (186) vs. Jason MacDonald (186)
* David Loiseau (185) vs. Ed Herman (186)
* Mark Bocek (154) vs. David Bielkheden (157)
* T.J. Grant (169) vs. Ryo Chonan (171)
* Matt Wiman (155) vs. Sam Stout (155)