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UFC 117: Silva vs Sonnen

UFC 117
  • Saturday 08.07.2010 at 11:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Oracle Arena
  • Location: Oakland, California, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $1,565,130
  • Attendance: 12,917 (Paid: 9,500)
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 600,000 | TV Ratings:
  • MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Fight of the Night
    Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen   |   $60,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Submission of the Night
    Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen   |   $60,000 bonus to Silva
  • Submission of the Night
    Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Hughes   |   $60,000 bonus to Hughes
  • Knockout of the Night
    Christian Morecraft vs. Stefan Struve   |   $60,000 bonus to Struve
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Referees

  • Josh Rosenthal
    Silva vs. Sonnen (11)Almeida vs. Hughes (8)Hazelett vs. Story (6)Brenneman vs. Hendricks (4)
  • Herb Dean
    Alves vs. Fitch II (10)Guida vs. dos Anjos (9)Davis vs. Wallace (5)Morecraft vs. Struve (2)
  • Marcos Rosales
    dos Santos vs. Nelson (7)Boetsch vs. Brown (3)Hallman vs. Saunders (1)

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