Chael Sonnen vs Anderson Silva 1 At UFC 117 Announced To Be Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame


Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva will go into the UFC Hall Of Fame together.

At UFC 117 in 2010, Anderson Silva was on top of the world as one of the most dominant champions in the sport. Chael Sonnen would challenge the Middleweight king for his crown at the event, taking the fight to Silva in a way that hadn't been seen before. Sonnen would dominate the fight all the way until the final moments in the fight, as Silva would throw up a desperation triangle to secure an incredible comeback victory at the death.

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At UFC 300 on April 13th, it was announced during the broadcast, with Chael in attendance, that the fight would be inducted into the UFC Hall Of Fame later this year.

The 2024 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place as part of UFC International Fight Week, on June 27th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Sonnen and Silva would rematch in 2012, with Silva winning via second round TKO to put a definitive end to the pairs rivalry.

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