Steven Siler vs Jim Hettes Booked for UFC 159

Steven Siler


Steven Siler

  • 21-10 MMA / 3-1 UFC Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Josh Clopton, Cole Miller, Joey Gambino

Jim Hettes


Jim Hettes

  • 10-1 MMA / 2-1 UFC Record
  • Won 10 of Last 11 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Jacob Kirwan, Alex Caceres, Nam Phan


UFC 159

April 27th, 2013

Newark, New Jersey

Prudential Center


Steven Siler has been one of the more surprising success stories from the 14th season of the Ultimate Fighter, winning his first three fights in the octagon, including a dominant unanimous decision victory over Cole Miller at UFC on FX 2. His win streak came to an end at UFC 154, losing a unanimous decision to Darren Elkins.

At UFC 152, Jim Hettes suffered his first loss of his career, dropping a unanimous decision to Marcus Brimage. The loss snapped his ten-fight win streak, which included two UFC victories over Alex Caceres and Nam Phan.


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