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UFC 117, Silva vs. Sonnen Likely for Oakland on August 7; UFC on Versus 2 Set for August 1 in Salt Lake City

Anderson SilvaThe EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah will host the UFC’s second Versus-televised event on August 1, while Oakland, California’s Oracle Arena, which had been announced to host the “UFC on Versus 2” card, will likely host UFC 117, a pay-per-view event expected to be headlined by middleweight champ Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen, on August 7, according to MMAjunkie.

Silva-Sonnen is the only matchup rumored for UFC 117, while no fights have yet been reported for UFC on Versus 2.

Light heavyweights Jon Jones and Brandon Vera met in the main event of the UFC’s Versus debut on March 21 in Broomfield, Colorado.

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Pictured: Anderson Silva


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