Likely date for Anderson vs Sonnen

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Sonnen (in white) won't have an easy task. Photo: Josh Hedges

The Ultimate Fighting Championship confirmed the date and location for two more installments of the event. On August 1st the second UFC on Versus event takes place in Salt Lake City. However, what’s of greater interest to the public is the one that follows shortly thereafter, UFC 117, on the 7th.

According to, Anderson Silva will defend his middleweight belt yet again on this date. His opponent this time is Chael Sonnen, who is coming off a win over Nate Marquardt and is responsible for the lone blemish on Paulo Filho’s MMA record.

UFC 117 is set to take place in Oakland, California. Besides Anderson vs Sonnen, no other bouts were mentioned.

But stay tuned to for more news.

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