A near sell-out crowd of 15,359 fans attended the pay-per-view event, which was headlined by UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva retaining his middleweight title over Patrick Cote. UFC 90 also saw Thiago Alves top Josh Koscheck in the co-main event and Junior Dos Santos upset heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum.
UFC President Dana White announced both figures during the post-event press conference.
“Silva vs. Cote” was the first UFC event to be held in Illinois and the promotion is likely to return to Chicago in the near-future.
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