UFC 159 Play-by-Play: Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen

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Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen

Round 1:  Sonnen takes the center of the cage and lands an outside leg kick.  Jones drops down and takes Sonnen down.  Sonnen stands and lands right hands in the clinch.  Jones looks to get the fight to the ground. Sonnen shakes it off.  Jones presses Sonnen against the cage.  Jones takes Sonnen down and lands a big elbow.  Sonnen stands.  Jones stays on him and presses him against the cage.  Sonnen is peppering Jones with short punches.  Jones lands an uppercut and an elbow.  Jones elevates Sonnen and slams him to the canvas.  He lands an elbow.  Jones postures up and delivers a right hand followed by an elbow.  Sonnen scrambles.  Jones lands punches and a big knee.  Sonnen covers and Jones unleashes elbows.  The referee stops the fight.

The official time of the stoppage was 4:33 of the first round.  Jones suffered a gruesome broken big toe injury in the victory.

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