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Get ready to hear plenty of one-liners from Chael Sonnen, as Countdown to UFC 159 debuts April 23 on FUEL TV.

The pre-fight hype event airs at 9 p.m. ET the Tuesday before the card goes down from New Jersey.

In the main event, Sonnen will challenge Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title.

Replays are scheduled throughout the rest of the week on both FUEL TV and FOX regional networks.

Also, co-main event fighters Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher, along with heavyweights Roy Nelson and Cheick Kongo, will be featured on the hour-long program.

UFC 159 takes place April 27 from the Prudential Center in Newark on pay-per-view.