UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen; Dizz Picks and Results

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen

Where: Prudential center; Newark, NJ
When Saturday, 27Apr2013
Stream: Facebook, FX, and Pay Per View

Attendance: 15,227
Live Gate: $2.7 million
Bonuses: Submission of the Night – Pat Healy; Knockout of the Night – Roy Nelson;
Fight of the Night – Pat Healy vs. Jim Miller; $65,000

Main Card (10pm EST; PPV)

Champ Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen (Light Heavyweight Title Bout)
Dizz picks: Jones via submission 
Results:  Jon Jones def. Chael Sonnen via TKO (strikes) 1st Round; 4:33

#4 Michael Bisping vs. #10 Alan Belcher
Dizz picks: Bisping via decision
Results:  Michael Bisping def. Alan Belcher via technical decision (30-27 x’s 2, 29-28)

#6 Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo
Dizz picks: Kongo via decision
Results: Roy Nelson def. Cheick Kongo via knockout (punch) 1st Round; 2:03

#8 Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes
Dizz picks: Magalhaes via submission 
Results: Phil Davis def. Vinny Magalhaes via unanimous decision (30-27 x’s 2, 29-28)

#4 Jim Miller vs. Pat Healy
Dizz picks: Healy via decision 
Results: Pat Healy def. Jim Miller via submission (RNC) 3rd Round; 4:02

Preliminary Card (8pm EST; FX)

Rustam Khabilov vs. Yancy Medeiros
Dizz picks: Khabilov via (T)KO 
Results: Rustam Khabilov def. Yancy Medeiros via TKO (injury) 1st Round; 2:32

Ovince St. Preux vs. Gian Villante
Dizz picks: St. Preux via (T)KO
Results: Ovince St. Preux def. Gian Villante via majority technical decision (30-28, 30-29, 29-29)

Sheila Graff vs. Sara McMann
Dizz picks: McMann via submission 
Results: Sara McMann def. Shiela Gaff via TKO (strikes) 1st Round; 4:06

Bryan Caraway vs. Johnny Bedford
Dizz picks: Caraway via decision 
Results: Bryan Caraway def. Johnny Bedford via submission (guillotine) 3rd Round; 4:44

Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST; Facebook)

Cody McKenzie vs. Leonard Garcia
Dizz picks: McKenzie via submission 
Results: Cody McKenzie def. Leonard Garcia via unanimous decision (30-27 x’s 2, 29-28) 

Nick Catone vs. James Head
*Bout scrapped. Nick Catone was hospitalized the morning of 4/27/2013 (day of the fight) for dehydration.

Kurt Holobaugh vs. Steven Siler
Dizz picks: Holobaugh via submission 
Results: Steven Siler def. Kurt Holobaugh via unanimous decision (29-28 x’s 3)

*UFC Rankings are current as per http://www.ufc.com/rankings

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