UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on August 7, 2010 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, United States.
Here’s how the main card went down:
Roy Nelson vs. Junior dos Santos
Dos Santos defeated Nelson via unanimous decision (30–26, 30–27, 30–27).
Matt Hughes vs. Ricardo Almeida
Hughes defeated Almeida via technical submission (anaconda choke) at 3:15 of round 1.
Clay Guida vs. Rafael dos Anjos
Guida defeated dos Anjos via submission (broken jaw) at 1:51 of round 3.
Catchweight bout (171.5 Ibs): Jon Fitch vs. Thiago Alves
Fitch defeated Alves via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27).
Anderson Silva (c) vs. Chael Sonnen
After four rounds of Sonnen absolutely dominating Silva….Silva won in the 5th round via tapout.