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

In the night’s main event UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defended 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 returned 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 looked to get back in the win column, heavyweight sluggers Cheick Kongo and Roy Nelson squared off, decorated grapplers Phil Davis and Vinny Magalhaes clashed at light heavyweight, and former Strikeforce lightweight No. 1 contender Pat Healy returned to the UFC to face off with New Jersey’s own Jim Miller.

The 11-fight event kicked off at 7 p.m. ET with two bouts streaming on the promotion’s YouTube and Facebook pages. Four additional bouts followed on FX at 8 p.m. ET, with the pay-per-view main card starting at 10 p.m. ET.

For a full recap of the event, click here.

Below are video highlights of the title fight between Jones and Sonnen (via Fox Sports).

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. Bryan Caraway
Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante
Sheila Gaff vs. Sara McMann
Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros
YouTube Preliminary Card
Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie
Kurt Holobaugh vs. Steven Siler

Photo: Jon Jones (L) squares off with Chael Sonnen (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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