“UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen” takes place Saturday inside Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 7PM ET/4PM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all night for our live coverage.
Facebook will kick off the festivities by streaming a pair of prelims. Fans simply have to “Like” the UFC’s page in order to watch the scraps live.
FX will then broadcast the remaining four preliminary bouts live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Unfortunately the freebie fights end there, as fans will have to pay for the goods when the pay-per-view begins at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Saturday’s show will feature a light heavyweight title tilt between champion Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen.
Here are the official results from tonight’s fights:
(Facebook 7PM ET/4PM ET)
Nick Catone vs. James Head (Canceled)
Steven Siler Defeats Kurt Holobaugh via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) (Play-by-Play)
Cody McKenzie Defeats Leonard Garcia via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) (Play-by-Play)
(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Bryan Caraway Defeats Johnny Bedford via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 4:44 in the 3rdRound (Play-by-Play)
Sara McMann Defeats Sheila Gaff via TKO (Punches) at 4:06 in the 1stRound (Play-by-Play)
Ovince St. Preux Defeats Gian Villante via Majority Technical Decision (30-28 30-29, 29-29 (Play-by-Play)
Rustam Khabilov Defeats Yancy Medeiros via TKO (Thumb Injury) at 2:32 in the 1stRound (Play-by-Play)
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Pat Healy Defeats Jim Miller via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:02 in the 3rdRound (Play-by-Play)
Phil Davis Defeats Vinny Magalhaes via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) (Play-by-Play)
Roy Nelson Defeats Cheick Kongo via KO (Punch) at 2:03 in the 1stRound (Play-by-Play)
Michael Bisping Defeats Alan Belcher via Technical Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) (Play-by-Play)
Jon Jones Defeats Chael Sonnen via TKO (Strikes) at 4:33 in the 1stRound (Jones retains UFC light heavyweight title) (Play-by-Play)