UFC 159 Superlatives: Best and Worst from the Entire Fight Card

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UFC 159 Superlatives: Best and Worst from the Entire Fight Card
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Jon Jones defended his light heavyweight strap from Chael Sonnen as expected, but that was about the only normal thing that could be taken away from a wacky UFC 159 fight card.

Sonnen was actually seconds away from potentially dethroning Jones via toe injury. Moments after the champion stopped his challenger with ground-and-pound in the final minute of the opening round, it was discovered that Jones had somehow suffered a nasty compound fracture.

One bout on the preliminary card did end in a technical knockout due to injury, and two other fights went to technical decisions after unfortunate eye pokes.

While UFC 159 was a disappointing event in many ways, there were some bright spots. Here are the best and worst from the entire fight card.

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