UFC Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (17-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) will defend his crown against challenger Chael Sonnen (27-12-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) this weekend at UFC 159 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

The main card also includes wrestler Phil Davis (10-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) vs. former M-1 Global Champion Vinny Magalhaes (10-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC), Alan Belcher (18-7 MMA, 9-5 UFC) vs. Brit Michael Bisping (23-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC), TUF Heavyweights winner Roy Nelson (18-7 MMA, 5-3 UFC) vs. French striker Cheick Kongo (18-7-2 MMA, 12-5 UFC) and Jim Miller (22-4 MMA, 11-3 UFC) vs. Pat Healy (29-16 MMA, 0-1 UFC).

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier Firing Up the Hype Machine Well Ahead of UFC 200

  • 24 days ago
  • 61 views

As the months dwindle down to weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and interim beltholder Jon Jones have begun to ramp up their trash talk. read news >>

UFC 200: Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 Full Card Preview and Predictions

  • 18 days ago
  • 16 views

The most anticipated event in a good long while, UFC 200 is packed with names in a way never seen before in UFC history. The full card is as follows: Main Card (Pay-Per-View) Daniel Cormier vs. Jon J read news >>

UFC 200 Joe Rogan Video Preview: Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes

  • 14 days ago
  • 94 views

Miesha Tate looks to defend her women's bantamweight title for the first time at UFC 200 against Amanda Nunes who believes she has all the skills to earn her the victory. read news >>

Chael Sonnen Beyond the Fight: Praises for Michael Bisping, and Luke Rockhold Critique

  • 13 days ago
  • 608 views

Chael Sonnen gives Michael Bisping his due props for winning the UFC middleweight title at UFC 199, and gives former champion Luke Rockhold a lecture. read news >>

Chael Sonnen Beyond the Fight: Remembering Muhammad Ali

  • 11 days ago
  • 18 views

Chael Sonnen talks about the legacy of boxing legend Muhammad Ali during this episode of Beyond the Fight. read news >>

Chael Sonnen Beyond the Fight: UFC Sale Rumor, Late Stoppages and Fixed fights in Russia

  • 3 days ago
  • 55 views

Chael Sonnen recaps the week in MMA news in this episode of Beyond the Fight. He addresses Fedor Emelianenko's controversial win, the rumored UFC Sale and Georges St-Pierre's return. read news >>

Chael Sonnen Beyond the Fight: Brock Lesnar’s Return and USADA Drug Testing Rules

  • a day ago
  • 40 views

Chael Sonnen discusses former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar's UFC 200 return and USAD drug testing rules during the latest edition of "Beyond the Fight." read news >>

Manny Vazquez Hopes to Defend Legacy Belt and Get a Shot at UFC Chicago

  • a day ago
  • 5 views

Legacy FC champ Manny Vazquez hopes to defend belt and make a quick return to the cage... at UFC Chicago. read news >>