Saturday, January 17, 2009

Liddell vs Rua at UFC 97

The UFC is wasting little time getting their schedule in order. In addition to Rampage vs Jardine at UFC 96, they also announced Chuck Liddell will meet Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC 97 in Montreal, Canada. This ends months of searching for a follow-up opponent for Liddell after he was brutally knocked out by Rashad Evans in September.

Rua, who looked good and bad at times against Mark Coleman, was originally scheduled to face Liddell last June, but had to pull out of the fight due to a knee injury. The fight will headline the Montreal card, which also features Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva defending his title against Thales Leites.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Shogun by submission

nogun said...

I don't accept his injuries as an excuse for his cardio. He needs to rethink who his trainers are and question why they let him get into these problems.