Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes Set For UFC 247

It has been announced by Brett Okamoto, per Dana White, that Jon Jones is to defend his Light Heavyweight Title against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 on February 8th at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. 

Jones (25-1-0) who is considered by most to be pound-for-pound #1 in MMA last fought to a split decision against Thiago Santos in June of this year. Reyes 12-0-0 recently knocked out Chris Weidman in the first round of their fight last October.

Also on this card is a women’s flyweight title fight between Vanentina Shevchenko and Katlyn Chookagian, Ovince St. Preux vs. Ryan Spann and a rumored bout between Derik Lewis and Ilir Latifi at Heavyweight.

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