Tonight, UFC 117 Silva vs Sonnen will transpire on Pay Per View. Â Taking place at an arena in Oakland, California the twoMMAÂ fighters are ready for their epic battle. At the press conference during the weigh ins, Sonnen made claims that he would be hosting Silva’s retirement party tonight. Â In addition, Silva refused to make eye contact with Sonnen, showcasing that he’s not backing down.
There’s no doubt that this is going to be a fabulous fight. Â The two fighters weighed in at 184.5 and 185 pounds, with the 185 pound cap. The fight is then set to be even.
Other matches on the main card include: Matt Hughes vs Ricardo Almeda in a welterweight match up; Junior Dos Santos vs. Roy Nelson in a heavyweight bout – could this be a contendership?.
The action starts tonight at 7pm PDT/ 10PM EDT and is available on HBO PPV.