The UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen event is just a few short weeks away, but the war of words started a long time ago. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to defend his title against Chael Sonnen in the main event. The co-main event will be another grudge match between middleweights Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher.
The UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen card was set to go, but the injury bug has appeared once again as featherweight Jimy Hettes has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Steven Siler. It’s the second time Hettes has withdrawn from a fight with Siler, who apparently has suffered injuries to his knee according to his Facebook page.
The UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen fight card has quickly taken shape over the past couple of weeks. 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.