Bisping, Belcher, Miller Among UFC 159 Adds
Newark's April event is beefing up: The co-main event of UFC 159 will feature a grudge match between two top middleweights looking to get back into the title picture as Alan "The Talent" Belcher takes on Michael "The Count" Bisping.
Coming off of six straight wins, Pat "Bam Bam" Healy will face top ten-ranked lightweight Jim Miller. Miller, who hails from Sparta, New Jersey, is coming off a Fight of the Night-winning victory over Joe Lauzon.
Plus, welterweights James Head and Nick "The Jersey Devil" Catone will collide. Verbal agreements are in for all three bouts.
Davis and Magalhaes Set for April Showdown
updated January 29
After weeks of sparring between the two on Twitter, verbal agreements are in for a light heavyweight showdown between Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion Vinny Magalhaes and top ten ranked Phil "Mr. Wonderful" Davis.
The two will meet at UFC 159 in Newark April 27, on the same card headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen, a jiu-jitsu student of Magalhaes.
UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Tickets on Sale Jan. 23
updated January 14
UFC light heavyweight champion and New Yorker Jon “Bones” Jones returns to Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, April 27 to defend his title against controversial and unpredictable star, Chael Sonnen. The Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that it will be returning to the Garden State this spring for this long awaited grudge match between two of the sport’s most recognizable names.
Jones and Sonnen serve as coaches on this season’s The Ultimate Fighter®, the longest running sports reality show on television.
Tickets for UFC® 159: JONES vs. SONNEN are now on sale. onnen serve as coaches on this