UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen Official Results

UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva lost every minute of the main event tonight at UFC 117 in Oakland, California, except the last one, submitting Chael Sonnen with just fifty seconds remaining in the fight.

Fitch pulled off another dominate display of grappling defeating Thiago Alves and becoming the number one contender. Former long-time UFC welterweight champion, Matt Hughes continued his climb back up the rankings with an impressive first round submission win over Ricardo Almeida.

Heavy handed Brazilian, Junior dos Santos went the distance for the first time in his UFC career defeating TUF 10 winner, Roy Nelson via unanimous decision to become the number one contender in the heavyweight division.

The Official Results:

Anderson Silva def. Chael Sonnen via submission (triangle choke) – Round 5, 3:10
Jon Fitch def. Thiago Alves via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Clay Guida def. Rafael Dos Anjos via submission (jaw injury) – Round 3, 1:51
Matt Hughes def. Ricardo Almeida via technical submission (modified arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:15
Junior Dos Santos def. Roy Nelson via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Rick Story def. Dustin Hazelett via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 1:15
Phil Davis def. Rodney Wallace via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Johny Hendricks def. Charlie Brenneman via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:40
Tim Boetsch def. Todd Brown via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Stefan Struve def. Christian Morecraft via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:22
Dennis Hallman def. Ben Saunders via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

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