UFC 159 Results: Grades for Every Main Card Fighter

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UFC 159 Results: Grades for Every Main Card Fighter
Paul Abell-USA TODAY Sports

In the shade of the Big Apple, UFC 159 went down Saturday from Newark, N.J. And boy, was it ever weird.

Not one but two fights were decided by technical decision after eye pokes stopped the action. Another undercard bout ended prematurely after a freak thumb injury. Odd referee decisions and fights littered the card. And, of course, there was The Toe. We'll get to that.

But there also was excitement, as always. The main card pitted light heavyweight champion Jon Jones against Chael Sonnen, the UFC's biggest talker and Jones' opposing coach on the most recent season of The Ultimate Fighter.

All told, there were five main card bouts Saturday night (and Sunday morning, if you want to get technical). How did the performers perform on this strange and gruesome evening? Here are grades for every main card fighter.

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