UFC 159 Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

Craig AmosFeatured ColumnistApril 26, 2013

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On Saturday April 27, the UFC will cap off a very active month with UFC 159. The event will go from the Prudential Center in New Jersey, and consists of 12 fights spanning Facebook, FX and pay-per-view. The main event of the evening is a light heavyweight title fight between challenger Chael Sonnen and champion Jon Jones. 

Here you will find event results from the opening bell to the closing one, updates coming live as the action happens.


UFC 159 Main Card

  • Jon Jones def. Chael Sonnen via TKO (Round 1, 4:33)
  • Michael Bisping def. Alan Belcher via technical decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Roy Nelson def. Cheick Kongo via knockout (Round 1, 2:03)
  • Phil Davis def. Magalhaes via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Pat Healy def. Jim Miller via submission (Round 3, 4:02)


Preliminary Card (FX)

  • Rustam Khabilov def. Yancy Medeiros via TKO (Round 1, 2:32)
  • Ovince St-Preux def. Gian Villante via majority technical decision (Round 3, 0:33 - 30-28, 29-29, 29-28)
  • Sara McMann def. Shiela Gaff via TKO (Round 1, 4:06)
  • Bryan Caraway def. Johnny Bedford via submission (Round 3, 4:44)


Preliminary Card (Facebook)

  • Cody McKenzie def. Leonard Garcia via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Steven Siler def. Kurt Holobaugh via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)