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UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen

Venue: Oracle Arena
Location: Oakland, CA
Date: 2010/08/07 0:00
The UFC awarded Steven Struve “Knockout of the Night” and awarded two submission of the night bonuses, and Anderson Silva found himself earning two bonuses for “Fight of the Night” and “Submission of the Night,” respectively. Matt Hughes also received a “Submission of the Night” bonus, while Chael Sonnen was the other recipient of the “Fight of the Night” bonus. The bonuses were for $60,000 each.

MAIN CARD

UFC Middleweight Championship
Anderson Silva (c) defeated Chael Sonnen via submission (triangle) at 3:10 of Round 5.

Jon Fitch defeated Thiago Alves via unanimous decision (scores of 30-27 across the board).

Clay Guida defeated Rafael Dos Anjos via submission (Tapout) at 1:51 of Round 3.

Matt Hughes defeated Ricardo Almeida via technical submission at 3:15 of Round 1.

Junior dos Santos defeated Roy Nelson via unanimous decision (scores of 30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD

Rick Story defeated Dustin Hazelett via TKO (punches) at 1:15 of Round 2.

Phil Davis defeated Rodney Wallace via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27).

Johny Hendricks defeated Charlie Brenneman via TKO (punches) at 0:40 of Round 2.

Tim Boetsch defeated Todd Brown via unanimous decision (29-28 across the board).

Stefan Struve defeated Christian Morecraft via TKO (punches) at 0:22 of Round 1.

Dennis Hallman defeated Ben Saunders via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28).