The California State Athletic Commission Released The UFC 117

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The  UFC President Dana White wanted to capitalize on the supporters of the Canadian St-Pierre by staging the fight at the champion’s hometown.St-Pierre and Koscheck have just finished their six-week shoot for "The Ultimate Fighter 12," wherein they coached opposing teams of lightweights.the first four rounds and started with a bang, as he rattled Silva with a straight left hand mere minutes into the match. From there, he controlled the embattled champion with stifling top control and wide-ranging strikes on the ground: punches, hammerfists, elbows and slaps to the ears.

Alves was never in the fight. Fitch delivered three takedowns in the first round, four more in the second and another in the third. In his first appearance in more than a year, Alves failed in his attempt to avenge a 2006 defeat to the Fort Wayne, Ind., native, who smothered him with his oppressive top game.the Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts team in Albuquerque, N.M., Guida again took down dos Anjos in the third round. He moved to half guard and applied pressure to the Brazilian's neck and head, forcing the tapout.

It's the UFC's first visit to Oaktown and the card is absolutely stacked.UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, considered the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world by most experts, defends his 185-pound crown against Team Quest wrestler Chael Sonnen in the main event. In the co-main event, welterweights Jon Fitch and Thiago Alves battle for contention.Matt Hughes takes on "Big Dog" Ricardo Almeida, heavyweight killer Junior Dos Santos tests his mettle against The Ultimate Fighter 10 winner Roy "Big Country" Nelson and Clay Guida battles Rafael dos Anjos to round out the main card.


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