UFC 159 Fight Card – Main Card & Prelims Lineup

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen poster

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen was held on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. This event was held 3,575 days days ago and was the 235th event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales. There were 15,227 fans in attendance. The gate for the event came out to $2,700,000.

UFC 159 had 11 bouts scheduled. The event was headlined by a clash between Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen. In the co-main event, Michael Bisping took on Alan Belcher. The night kicked off with Steven Siler taking on Kurt Holobaugh, followed by Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie. Pat Healy vs. Jim Miller was awarded Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Roy Nelson and Bryan Caraway, each fighter took home an extra $50,000.

View the UFC 159 fight card and bout order for ‘Jones vs. Sonnen’ below. Don’t miss the complete UFC 159 results.

Event
UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen
Date
April 27, 2013
Venue
Prudential Center
Location
Newark, New Jersey
Main Event
Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen
Total Fights
11
Buyrate
530,000
Attendance
15,227
Gate
$2,700,000

UFC 159 Fight Card

The card aired on in the United States. Below is the UFC 159 fight card and 11-fight order for ‘Jones vs. Sonnen’.

UFC 159 Main Event

  • Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen

UFC 159 Main Card & Prelims

  • Alan Belcher vs. Michael Bisping
  • Cheick Kongo vs. Roy Nelson
  • Vinny Magalhaes vs. Phil Davis
  • Pat Healy vs. Jim Miller
  • Yancy Medeiros vs. Rustam Khabilov
  • Gian Villante vs. Ovince St. Preux
  • Sara McMann vs. Sheila Gaff
  • Bryan Caraway vs. Johnny Bedford
  • Cody McKenzie vs. Leonard Garcia
  • Kurt Holobaugh vs. Steven Siler

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