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UFC 159 Bout Order Set, 13 Fights Total For The Night

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

UFC officials have confirmed the bout order for UFC 159, which takes place April 27 from Newark, New Jersey.

The main event features Jon Jones putting his UFC light heavyweight title on the line against Chael Sonnen.

Five total fights air on pay-per-view, while four each go down on FX and Facebook beginning at 6 p.m. ET.

Below is the current fight card lineup:


UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Chael Sonnen

Middleweight: Michael Bisping vs. Alan Belcher

Heavyweight: Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo

Light Heavyweight: Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes

Lightweight: Jim Miller vs. Pat Healy


Bantamweight: Erik Perez vs. Johnny Bedford

Light Heavyweight: Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante

Women’s Bantamweight: Sara McMann vs. Sheila Gaff

Lightweight: Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros


Featherweight: Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie

Lightweight: Joe Proctor vs. Al Iaquinta

Welterweight: Nick Catone vs. James Head

Featherweight: Steven Siler vs. Kurt Holobaugh

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