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UFC 117 Is Official After Fighter Tip The Scales

The official weigh-ins for “UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen” took place today inside Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

An entertaining championship bout will headline Saturday’s pay-per-view broadcast, as Chael Sonnen challenges middleweight king Anderson Silva for his crown.

Here are the weigh-in results:


Dennis Hallman (171) vs. Ben Saunders (171)
Christian Morecraft (263) vs. Stefan Struve (247)
Tim Boetsch (206) vs. Todd Brown (206)
Johnny Hendricks (171) vs Charlie Brenneman (171)
Rodney Wallace (206) vs. Phil Davis (205.5)
Dustin Hazelett (169.5) vs. Rick Story (169.5)


Junior Dos Santos (240) vs. Roy Nelson (263)
Matt Hughes (170.5) vs. Ricardo Almeida (170.5)
Clay Guida (156) vs. Rafael dos Anjos (156) (Swing Bout)
Thiago Alves (171.5)* vs. Jon Fitch (170.5)
Chael Sonnen (185) vs. Anderson Silva (184.5 – UFC Middleweight Champion)

* – Alves was one-half pound over the 171-pound limit for a non-title welterweight fight. He will be granted additional time to lose the extra weight.

You can watch the weigh-ins below: