Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 4/27/13
A heavyweight scrap between Roy Nelson (pictured) and Cheick Kongo was the third bout to air live during Saturday’s “UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen” pay-per-view broadcast. Please click HERE to catch our live results and play-by-play coverage. Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by a light heavyweight title affair between champion Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen. Betting Line: Favorite (-) Underdog (+) Cheick Kongo +190 Roy Nelson -240 Here is the play-by-play from Kongo vs. Nelson: 1stRound: Nelson catches a kick an immediately tries to take him down. Nelson has him clinched against the cage and is working for a takedown. Referee Kevin Mulhall of Gian Villante infamy separates them for some reason. No biggie for “Big Country,” as he clobbers Kongo with a vicious overhand right. Lights out, Kongo. Official Result: Roy Nelson Defeats Cheick Kongo via KO (Punch) at 2:03 in the 1stRound (Play-by-Play)
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