5 Oz coverage of the event will kick off when the first fighters touch gloves at roughly 7:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. PT).
UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva faces off with decorated wrestler Chael Sonnen in a 185 lb title fight in the main event of the evening, while Jon Fitch and Thiago Alves will meet for the second time to determine a number one challenger to the winner of an upcoming welterweight title fight between Georges St Pierre and Josh Koshceck in the co-headliner of the evening.
UFC 117 takes place this evening, August 7, from the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.
A ful list of results from the event are below:
Dennis Hallman def. Ben Saunders via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Stefan Struve def. Christian Morecraft via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:22
Tim Boetsch def. Todd Brown via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Johny Hendricks def. Charlie Brenneman via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:40
Phil Davis def. Rodney Wallace via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Ricky Story def. Dustin Hazelett via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 1:15
Junior Dos Santos def. Roy Nelson via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Matt Hughes def. Ricardo Almeida via technical submission (modified arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:15
Clay Guida def. Rafael Dos Anjos via submission (jaw injury) – Round 3, 1:51
Jon Fitch def. Thiago Alves via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Anderson Silva def. Chael Sonnen via submission (armbar) – Round 5, 3:10