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UFC 117 ‘Silva vs Sonnen’ Fight Card and Schedule In Oakland (August 7 On PPV)

Date: Saturday- August 7, 2010

Time: 9 pm ET  (2 Prelims on Spike TV, Main Card on PPV)

Location: Oracle Arena in Oakland, California- U.S.A.


The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns on Saturday, August 7th, and fight fans will be treated to a world championship showdown between middleweight title holder and pound for pound king Anderson “The Spider” Silva, and number one challenger Chael Sonnen. Silva has dominated the 185-pound division since 2006, but in Sonnen, he may be meeting the one man with the style and determination to unseat him from the throne.

Also in action, welterweight contenders Jon Fitch and Thiago “Pitbull” Alves square off in their long-awaited rematch, and welterweight legend Matt Hughes takes on jiu-jitsu wizard Ricardo “Big Dog” Almeida.  UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen – Saturday, August 7th, live on Pay-Per-View from the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA.

Main Fight Card: (aired on PPV)

  • Champ Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen (for middleweight title)
  • Thiago Alves vs. Jon Fitch
  • Rafael dos Anjos vs. Clay Guida
  • Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Hughes
  • Junior Dos Santos vs. Roy Nelson

Preliminary Fight Card: (may not be aired)

  • Tim Boetsch vs. Thiago Silva
  • Dustin Hazelett vs. Rick Story
  • Christian Morecraft vs. Stefan Struve
  • Charlie Brenneman vs. Johny Hendricks
  • Dennis Hallman vs. Ben Saunders
  • Phil Davis vs. Rodney Wallace
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