UFC 97 Weigh-in Results, Salaries, Bonuses, and Medical Suspensions


UFC 97 Weigh-in Results Anderson Silva (182) vs. Thales Leites (185) Chuck Liddell (206) vs. Mauricio Rua (206) Cheick Kongo (232) vs. Antoni Hardonk (249) Luis Cane (206) vs. Steve Cantwell (205) Krzysztof Soszynski (204) vs. Brian Stann (206) Vinicius Magalhaes (204) vs. Eliot Marshall (205) Xavier Foupa-Pokam (185) vs. Denis Kang (185) Jason MacDonald (186) vs. Nate Quarry (186) Ed Herman (186) vs. David Loiseau (185) David Bielkheden (157)* vs. Mark Bocek (154) Ryo Chonan (171) vs. T.J. Grant (169) Sam Stout (155) vs. Matt Wiman (155) * Bielkheden missed weight on his only attempt and did not attempt to drop the remaining pound. UFC 97 Salaries Not Available – typical for international events Note: The salaries reflect the gross amount paid to fighters before taxes, insurance, and licenses, and do not reflect potential additional income that fighters commonly derive through sponsorships or unreported “locker room” bonuses. UFC 97 Bonuses • Fight of the Night: Sam Stout $70,000, Matt Wiman $70,000 • Knockout of the Night: Mauricio Rua $70,000 • Submission of the Night: Krzysztof Soszynski $70,000 UFC 97 Medical Suspensions Not Available