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“UFC 159: Jones Vs. Sonnen” Fight Card Lineup Set For April 27

The bout order for UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen is set, as four fights each have been placed on the FX prelims and Facebook live stream. The card goes down April 27 from Newark, New Jersey and the Prudential Center.

In the pay-per-view main event, Jon Jones defends his UFC light heavyweight title against Chael Sonnen. “Bones” is seeking a record-tying fifth successful title defense, and the first against a non-former UFC champion in Sonnen.

Alan Belcher vs. Michael Bisping, Cheick Kongo vs. Roy Nelson, Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes, and Pat Healy vs. Jim Miller are also on the PPV card.

The Facebook prelims begin at 6 p.m. ET before moving over to FX at 8 p.m. ET. The current fight card lineup can be viewed below:


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


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


Featherweight: Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie

Lightweight: Joe Proctor vs. Al Iaquinta

Welterweight: Nick Catone vs. James Head

Featherweight: Steven Siler vs. Kurt Holobaugh