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UFC 159 was an odd night for MMA fans. Held on April 27 in Newark, N.J., the UFC had Jon Jones defend his title against Chael Sonnen, a fight that nearly crowned Sonnen as the new light heavyweight champion because Jones broke his toe before finished him in the first round.
The night also featured a controversial decision-win for Michel Bisping over Alan Belcher. Bisping, after poking Belcher in the eye, was deemed the winner through a majority technical decision.
Also on the main card, Roy Nelson showed he’s got some legitimate power in that overhand right, knocking out Cheick Kongo in the first round of their heavyweight affair.
Opening the main card, Pat Healy made a great impact with a submission of Jim Miller, earning the Submission of the Night bonus, as well as Fight of the Night honors.
The night’s undercard featured a dominant performance by Sara McMann making her debut in the UFC, only the third ever women’s bout to take place in the Octagon.
Check out the gallery with the best pictures from UFC 159 via Getty Images.