Join all your favorite MMAForReal.com community members and staffers at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. for our open thread for tonight's "UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen." The show is headlined by a UFC middleweight championship bout between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen and a welterweight rematch between Jon Fitch and Thiago Alves.
UFC 117 will be live Saturday from Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., and will air on pay-per-view. The main card will air at 10 p.m. ET with preliminary bouts starting at 7:20 p.m. ET.
Lights Out Radio previewed the show Friday afternoon and will review the show following its conclusion.
Here is the event's card:
Middleweight Championship: Anderson Silva d. Chael Sonnen (Submission/Triangle Choke) R5 3:10
Jon Fitch d. Thiago Alves (Decision/Unanimous)
Clay Guida d. Rafael dos Anjos (Submission/Injury) R3 1:51
Matt Hughes d. Ricardo Almeida (Technical Submission/Modified Anaconda Choke) R1 3:15
Junior dos Santos d. Roy Nelson (Decision/Unanimous)
Rick Story d. Rick Story (TKO/Punches) R2 1:15
Phil Davis d. Rodney Wallace (Decision/Unanimous)
Tim Boetsch d. Todd Brown (Decision/Unanimous)
Johny Hendricks d. Charlie Brenneman (TKO/Punches) R2 0:40
Stefan Struve d. Christian Morecraft (TKO/Punches) R2 0:22
Dennis Hallman d. Ben Saunders (Decision/Unanimous)
Here is the event's trailer: