UFC 117: Silva vs Sonnen Official Fight CardCategory: MMA
UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva returns to the Octagon to defend his title on August 7, 2010.
LIVE from Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, “The Spider” will headline UFC 117: Silva vs Sonnen where he will be facing Chael Sonnen.
In the co-main event, former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes returns after defeating Renzo Gracie at UFC 112: Invincible.
Here’s the official UFC 117 fight card:
Main card (to be televised on pay-per-view)
* Middleweight Championship bout: Anderson Silva (c) vs Chael Sonnen
* Welterweight bout: Jon Fitch vs Thiago Alves
* Lightweight bout: Clay Guida vs Rafael Dos Anjos
* Welterweight bout: Matt Hughes vs Ricardo Almeida
* Heavyweight bout: Roy Nelson vs Junior Dos Santos
Preliminary Card (non-televised)
* Light Heavyweight bout: Todd Brown vs Tim Boetsch
* Welterweight bout: Dustin Hazelett vs Rick Story
* Heavyweight bout: Stefan Struve vs Christian Morecraft
* Welterweight bout: Johny Hendricks vs Charlie Brenneman
* Welterweight bout: Ben Saunders vs Dennis Hallman
* Light Heavyweight bout: Rodney Wallace vs Phil Davis