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2 April 2004 (USA) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Chuck Liddell ... Himself

Tito Ortiz ... Himself
Chris Lytle ... Himself
Tiki ... Himself
Yves Edwards ... Himself
Hermes Franca ... Himself
Andrei Arlovski ... Himself
Wesley 'Cabbage' Correira ... Himself
Nick Diaz ... Himself
Robbie Lawler ... Himself
Mike Kyle ... Himself
Wes Sims ... Himself
Jonathan Wiezorek ... Himself
Wade Shipp ... Himself
Genki Sudô ... Himself
Mike Brown ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ricardo Almeida ... Himself (archive footage)
Charis Boyle ... Herself

Bruce Buffer ... Himself

George Clooney ... Himself

Randy Couture ... Himself

Carson Daly ... Himself
Herb Dean ... Himself - Referee
Kelly Dullanty ... Himself (archive footage)

Michael Clarke Duncan ... Himself
Mike Goldberg ... Himself
Eugene Jackson ... Himself (archive footage)
Marc Laimon ... Himself

Juliette Lewis ... Herself
Steve Mazzagatti ... Himself - Referee
'Big' John McCarthy ... Himself
Frank Mir ... Himself

Joe Pantoliano ... Himself

Joe Rogan ... Himself - Announcer
Matt Serra ... Himself (archive footage)
Ken Shamrock ... Himself

Dana White ... Himself
Mario Yamasaki ... Himself - Referee

Chuck Zito ... Himself

Directed by
Anthony Giordano 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joe Silva 

Produced by
Al Connal .... coordinating producer
Bruce Connal .... producer
Bob Feller .... in-house producer
Lorenzo Fertitta .... executive producer
Jim Mallia .... associate producer
Steven Tornabene .... executive producer
Dana White .... executive producer
Dana White .... producer
 
Film Editing by
Scott Angus 
Ron Crigler 
 
Sound Department
Mike Sak .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David A. Wolf .... steadicam operator
 
Music Department
Mike Sak .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Eddie Bravo .... technical consultant
Kris Castro .... technical director
Jon Norton .... associate director
Bob Swider .... technical manager
John Wilson .... associate director
 

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USA:127 min
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The event is remembered today as one of the UFC's most exciting cards - with only one fight going the distance, and five knock outs.See more »
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Follows UFC 28: High Stakes (2000) (TV)See more »

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9 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Ortiz vs Lidell Failed To Live Up To The Hype., 17 April 2005
Author: BunkhouseTito from Los Angeles, California

UFC 47 featured 8 matches that were, for the most part, pretty entertaining. As I mentioned in the header, Tito Ortiz vs Chuck Lidell was very heavily hyped as Lidell accused Ortiz of ducking him when Ortiz said he would not risk his friendship fighting Lidell. They both talked a good game with Tito claiming he would break Chuck's jaw and such but the match itself failed to live up to the heavy hype.

The best match of the night was easily Yves Edwards vs Hermes Franca. It was very exciting. Yves seemed to be a little more versed in MMA but Hermes has a never-say-die attitude and is no slouch either. This fight had a little of everything- lots of striking and mat-work featuring a ton of technique on both fighter's parts. Both fighters showed respect towards each other.

Another good fight that deserves mentioning is Robbie Lawler vs Nick Diaz. Diaz trains under Cesar Gracie and tries to play Lawler's game and slugged it out with him. He connected with a shot that could have ended the fight but only fired Lawler up.

On the other side of the spectrum, Wade Shipp vs Jonathan Wiezorek was a disappointment. Both men seemed out of shape. Shipp started off strong but got tired very quickly. This fight started off as a good brawl but turned into a boring stalemate after awhile. Wiezorek was barely able to block Shipp and seemed a bit amateurish in my opinion.

Overall, a pretty good card. Only a couple of matches that could have been replaced. The other being Chris Lytle vs Tiki. Mike Brown vs Genki Sudo was a good technical match up which saw some good take-downs and submissions. Mike Brown proved to be a tough competitor who refused to play with Sudo's clownish antics. Also, Cabbage Correira vs Andrei Arlovski was a good fight. Arlovski clearly seemed to be the better fighter but Cabbage can take a hit. He reminds me of a smart Tank Abbott. Good fight. This was a good card for UFC and recommend it to UFC fans.

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