[ads1]The UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen fight card has been finalized with some recent changes due to injuries to a few fighters. The event will be headlined by the UFC light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Chael Sonnen.
The event will take place on April 27 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
The co-main event will be a middleweight bout between Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher. The fight has some bad blood building between the two fighters with Belcher even challenging Bisping to a tattoo bet of sorts via Twitter. Also, heavyweights Roy Nelson and Cheick Kongo will square off in a fight that most likely will most likely not need the judges in the end.
This card will also feature the UFC women’s MMA bantamweight debut of Sara McMann and Sheila Gaff.
The full UFC 159 card is below:
- Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen (UFC Light Heavyweight Title Fight)
- Michael Bisping vs. Alan Belcher
- Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo
- Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes
- Jim Miller vs. Pat Healy
- Erik Perez vs. Johnny Bedford
- Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros
- Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante
- Sara McMann vs. Sheila Gaff
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
- Steven Siler vs. Kurt Holobaugh
- Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie
- Nick Catone vs. James Head
Stay tuned to ProMMAnow.com for more UFC 159 news and coverage in the coming week.