May 06 20130 comments
UFC officials have confirmed the bout order of UFC 159 which takes place April 27 from Newark, New Jersey.
The main event features Jon Jones putting his UFC light heavyweight title on the line against Chael Sonnen.
Five total fights air on pay-per-view, while four each go down on FX and Facebook beginning at 6 p.m. ET.
Below is the current fight card lineup:
MAIN CARD (PPV)
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Chael Sonnen
Middleweight: Michael Bisping vs. Alan Belcher
Heavyweight: Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo
Light Heavyweight: Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes
Lightweight: Jim Miller vs. Pat Healy
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)
Bantamweight: Erik Perez vs. Johnny Bedford
Light Heavyweight: Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante
Women’s Bantamweight: Sara McMann vs. Sheila Gaff
Lightweight: Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros
PRELIMINARY CARD (FACEBOOK)
Featherweight: Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie
Lightweight: Joe Proctor vs. Al Iaquinta
Welterweight: Nick Catone vs. James Head
Featherweight: Steven Siler vs. Kurt Holobaugh