Anderson Silva returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 117 to face Chael Sonnen. The event took place on Saturday, August 7, 2010, at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Silva vs. Sonnen featured 11 bouts, some were more exciting to watch than others.
UFC 117 was headlined by a clash between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen, with Jon Fitch vs. Thiago Alves serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Rick Story went to battle against Dustin Hazelett. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 117. View the full results for ‘Silva vs. Sonnen’-led fight card below.
UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen
|August 7, 2010|
|Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen|
|Jon Fitch vs. Thiago Alves|
UFC 117 was live 4,569 days days ago and was the 157th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 117
Below is the 11-fight order and UFC 117 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Anderson Silva defeated Chael Sonnen via Submission (Triangle Armbar) (Round 5 / 3:10)
- Jon Fitch defeated Thiago Alves by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Clay Guida defeated Rafael dos Anjos by Submission (Jaw Injury) (Round 3 / 1:51)
- Matt Hughes defeated Ricardo Almeida by Submission (Anaconda Choke) (Round 1 / 3:15)
- Junior dos Santos defeated Roy Nelson by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Rick Story defeated Dustin Hazelett by TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 1:15)
- Phil Davis defeated Rodney Wallace by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Johny Hendricks defeated Charlie Brenneman by TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 0:40)
- Tim Boetsch defeated Todd Brown by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Stefan Struve defeated Christian Morecraft by KO (Punches) (Round 2 / 0:22)
- Dennis Hallman defeated Ben Saunders by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
UFC 117 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Dennis Hallman vs. Ben Saunders
The UFC 117 began with Dennis Hallman taking on Ben Saunders. Dennis Hallman defeated Ben Saunders in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Stefan Struve vs. Christian Morecraft
The second fight at UFC 117 was Christian Morecraft vs. Stefan Struve. Stefan Struve won in Round 2 at 0:22 by KO (Punches).
Tim Boetsch vs. Todd Brown
The following bout was between Todd Brown and Tim Boetsch. Tim Boetsch beat Todd Brown by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Johny Hendricks vs. Charlie Brenneman
In the fourth bout, Johny Hendricks defeated Charlie Brenneman by TKO (Punches) at 0:40 of Round 2.
Phil Davis vs. Rodney Wallace
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with Phil Davis defeating Rodney Wallace by Decision (Unanimous).
Rick Story vs. Dustin Hazelett
In sixth fight of the night, Dustin Hazelett lost to Rick Story at 1:15 of Round 2.
Junior dos Santos vs. Roy Nelson
Junior dos Santos got the better of Roy Nelson and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Matt Hughes vs. Ricardo Almeida
The eight bout was between Ricardo Almeida and Matt Hughes. Matt Hughes beat Ricardo Almeida by Submission (Anaconda Choke) at 3:15 of Round 1.
Clay Guida vs. Rafael dos Anjos
The ninth fight at UFC 117 was Rafael dos Anjos vs. Clay Guida. Clay Guida won in Round 3 at 1:51 by Submission (Jaw Injury).
Jon Fitch vs. Thiago Alves
In the co-main event Jon Fitch defeated Thiago Alves via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3; Herb Dean was the third man in the cage.
Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen
In the main event, referee Josh Rosenthal called an end to the bout at 3:10 of Round 5. Anderson Silva defeated Chael Sonnen by Submission (Triangle Armbar).