On Saturday night Jon Jones will defend his light heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes in the main event of UFC 247. Who wins?
Who wins between Jon Jones and Dominick Reyes?
Frank Hyden MMATorch Columnist
Part of me wants to go with Reyes because Jones hasn’t looked the same in years. It just seems like his opponents are getting better and better and he’s falling back some. That said, I’ll go with Jones to win by decision. I think he’ll do just enough to get the nod from the judges. He’ll probably use his clinchwork to get the win. I think the fight will be full of tension but not excitement. I think it’ll be a close fight, maybe even a split decision, but that Jones pulls off the victory.
Dylan Thompson MMATorck UK Specialist
I just cannot see Jon Jones not winning this fight, however I think it will be extremely close, much closer than most fans are expecting. Jones to win via decision.
Sean Covington MMATorch Contributor
Jon Jones. I hate to say it, at this point it would be insane to assume Jon Jones would lose. Not that he’s unbeatable, just that he won’t lose. I don’t know of, nor have I seen anything specific in Reyes’ game that Jones needs to watch out for other than viscous KO power. Jones has dealt with that before. This ends the same way Jones vs Gustafsson did.
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