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UFC 117: Silva vs Sonnen Results and Highlights

Written by: on 8th August 2010 |
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UFC 117 Silva vs Sonnen Initial Results and Highlights – The latest Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC 117 held August 7 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. The two main fights for UFC 117 was the Catchweight bout between Jon Fitch and Thiago Alvez and the Middleweight Championship bout between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen.

Anderson Silva is the current UFC Middleweight champion and Chael Sonnen want to snatch that title from him. Silva has a current record of 26 wins and 4 losses while Sonnen has 24 wins, 7 loss via KO and 3 via submission and 14 via decision. The match is expected to be something big.

The initial fight had been decided and we have the initial UFC 117 results and highlights below.

UFC 117 Preliminary card

  • Welterweight bout: Hallman defeated Saunders via unanimous decision (29–28, 30–27, 29–28).
  • Heavyweight bout: Struve defeated Morecraft via TKO (punches) at 0:22 of round 2. This bought was broadcast on PPV following the Guida vs. dos Anjos fight.
  • Light Heavyweight bout: Boetsch defeated Brown by unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
  • Welterweight bout: Hendricks defeated Brenneman via TKO (punches) at 0:40 of round 2.
  • Light Heavyweight bout: Davis defeated Wallace via unanimous decision (30–26, 30–27, 30–27).
  • Welterweight bout: Story defeated Hazelett via TKO (punches) at 1:15 of round 2.

UFC 117 Main card

  • Heavyweight bout: dos Santos defeated Nelson via unanimous decision (30–26, 30–27, 30–27).
  • Welterweight bout: Hughes defeated Almeida via Technical Submission (Anaconda Choke) at 3:15 of round 1.
  • Lightweight bout: Guida defeated dos Anjos via submission (broken jaw) at 1:51 of round 3.
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