Roy Nelson and Cheick Kongo to Clash at UFC 159

A heavyweight showdown between Roy Nelson and Cheick Kongo is set to happen at UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen. Kongo is looking to add another win since his UFC 149 decision win over Shawn Jordan, and Nelson looks to continue the momentum of success in consecutive outings after finishing both Dave Herman and Matt Mitrione.

The event takes places Saturday, April 27 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. and will be headlined by a title fight between defending light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen.