The “UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen” lineup received quite a boost on Monday evening. Four fights were added to the April 27th roster, including the third women’s bantamweight bout in Octagon history.
Olympic medalist Sara McMann (pictured) meets German knockout artist Sheila Gaff, Strikeforce transfers Ovince St. Preux and Gian Villante will battle in a light heavyweight affair, featherweights Jim Hettes and Steven Siler also agreed to fight inside Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
As Leonard Garcia announced earlier today, he’ll face Cody McKenzie in the event.
All four bouts will likely appear in the card’s prelims.
A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen headlines the pay-per-view broadcast.
Here is the show’s current roster:
Sara McMann vs. Sheila Gaff
Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie
Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante
Steven Siler vs. Jim Hettes
Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros
Joe Proctor vs. Al Iaquinta
Nick Catone vs. James Head
Jim Miller vs. Pat Healy
Vinny Magalhaes vs. Phil Davis
Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo
Michael Bisping vs. Alan Belcher
Chael Sonnen vs. Jon Jones (UFC light heavyweight champion)