‘UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen’ Extended Video Preview

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
April 8th, 2013

UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones

With UFC on FUEL TV 9 in its rear-view mirror, the Octagon has quickly turned its attention towards promoting “UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen” by releasing an extended video preview for the April 27 card.

Light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) defends his throne against Chael Sonnen in the night’s main attraction. Middleweight rivals Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher serve as the co-main event.

Heavyweights Roy Nelson and Cheick Kongo receive third-to-top billing.

Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey hosts the gig.

Please click the media player below to watch the promo:

Here is UFC 159’s official roster:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 6:35PM ET/3:35PM ET)

Steven Siler vs. Kurt Holobaugh

Nick Catone vs. James Head

Joe Proctor vs. Al Iaquinta

Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie


Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante

Johnny Bedford vs. Erik Perez

Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros

Sara McMann vs. Sheila Gaff

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

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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