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Four Fights Added to ‘UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen’ Lineup

Written by Tom Ngo
March 4th, 2013
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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)

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