‘UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen’ Fight Card Complete, Bout Order Released

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
April 9th, 2013

UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones

It’s no secret light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) and Chael Sonnen will perform last at UFC 159, but the order in which their opening acts will be appearing April 27 wasn’t released until recently.

The UFC’s Facebook page kicks things off by streaming four preliminary bouts live at approximately 6PM ET/3PM PT. FX will then air the remaining prelims at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

The pay-per-view broadcast begins immediately after at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey serves as host.

Here is the show’s official agenda:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 6PM ET/3PM ET)

Steven Siler vs. Kurt Holobaugh

Nick Catone vs. James Head

Joe Proctor vs. Al Iaquinta

Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie


Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros

Sara McMann vs. Sheila Gaff

Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante

Johnny Bedford vs. Erik Perez

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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