On Saturday, April 27, the UFC will hold UFC 159 from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

In the night’s main event UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his 205-pound belt against former middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen. The pair coached against one another on the most recent installment of The Ultimate Fighter. Jones returns to the building in which he first captured the title against Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 128.

Also on the main card middleweights Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher will look to get back in the win column, heavyweight sluggers Cheick Kongo and Roy Nelson square off, decorated grapplers Phil Davis and Vinny Magalhaes clash at light heavyweight, and former Strikeforce lightweight No. 1 contender Pat Healy returns to the UFC to face off with New Jersey’s own Jim Miller.

The 12-fight event will kick off Saturday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. ET with three bouts streaming on the promotion’s YouTube and Facebook pages. Four additional bouts will follow on FX at 8 p.m. ET, with the pay-per-view main card starting at 10 p.m. ET.

A pre-fight video interview with Michael Bisping appears below.

Pay-Per-View Main Card
Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen – for light heavyweight title
Alan Belcher vs. Michael Bisping
Cheick Kongo vs. Roy Nelson
Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes
Pat Healy vs. Jim Miller
FX Preliminary Card
Johnny Bedford vs. Erik Perez
Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante
Sheila Gaff vs. Sara McMann
Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros
YouTube Preliminary Card
Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie
Nick Catone vs. James Head
Kurt Holobaugh vs. Steven Siler

Photo: Michael Bisping (James Law/Heavy MMA)

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