Cheick Kongo, Roy Nelson and Phil Davis added to UFC 159

Kongo, Nelson, Davis added to UFC 159
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A heavyweight bout between Cheick Kongo and Roy Nelson is one of three fights announced today for the UFC 159 show to be held at the Prudential Center in New Jersey on Saturday, April 27.

The UFC have added three new fights to their blockbuster April show at the Prudential Center in New Jersey on Saturday, April 27.

The event headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen will now also feature a number of new undercard bouts.

Experienced heavyweights Roy Nelson and Cheick Kongo will square off after both winning their last fights of 2012.

Former Ultimate Fighter finalist Vinny Magalhaes will continue his second UFC run against standout wrestler Phil Davis, who has lost just once in 11 professional bouts.

Finally, Jersey native Jim Miller will get the chance to fight in his hometown against Pat Healy, a lightweight contender that has won his last six consecutive contests.

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