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    Ufc UFC 247 February 8th - Jones vs Reyes



    Event: UFC 247 “Jones vs. Reyes”
    Date: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020
    Location: Toyota Center in Houston, Texas
    Broadcast: ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV)

    UFC 247 Main Event:

    205 lbs.: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes

    UFC 247 Co-Main Event:

    125 lbs.: UFC Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian

    UFC 247 Main Card, Prelims:

    265 lbs.: Ilir Latifi vs. Derrick Lewis
    125 lbs.: Andrea Lee vs. Lauren Murphy
    265 lbs.: Juan Adams vs. Justin Tafa
    145 lbs.: Mirsad Bektic vs. Dan Ige
    205 lbs.: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Ryan Spann
    170 lbs.: Dhiego Lima vs. Alex Morono
    135 lbs.: Jimmie Rivera vs. Marlon Vera
    135 lbs.: Mario Bautista vs. Miles Johns
    185 lbs.: Antonio Arroyo vs. Trevin Giles
    135 lbs.: Sean O’Malley vs. Jose Quinonez





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    Re: UFC 247 February 8th - Jones vs Reyes

    Jones just needs to get out of his comfort zone and go to HW already. No interest in seeing him lazily UD someone he could beat easily if he wanted.




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    Re: UFC 247 February 8th - Jones vs Reyes

    Quote Originally Posted by ETE View Post
    Jones just needs to get out of his comfort zone and go to HW already. No interest in seeing him lazily UD someone he could beat easily if he wanted.
    Thiago was getting him a bit in that fight.

    But youre right, he is staying comfortable. Move up and let these young guys battle it out for the crown for a bit. And if one of them truly stands out at LHW, in like 2 years Jon could come back down to try and dethrone the new LHW kingpin.

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    Re: UFC 247 February 8th - Jones vs Reyes

    Quote Originally Posted by BXSTXRD View Post
    Thiago was getting him a bit in that fight.

    But youre right, he is staying comfortable. Move up and let these young guys battle it out for the crown for a bit. And if one of them truly stands out at LHW, in like 2 years Jon could come back down to try and dethrone the new LHW kingpin.
    True, but that was noticeably a Jones that was half assing it and doing just enough to get a UD win. He knows he doesn't have to give 100% to beat these former MW's and whats left at LHW. Its too comfortable and too easy for him at 205 though, I dont see him going up anytime soon at all.




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    Re: UFC 247 February 8th - Jones vs Reyes

    Quote Originally Posted by ETE View Post
    True, but that was noticeably a Jones that was half assing it and doing just enough to get a UD win. He knows he doesn't have to give 100% to beat these former MW's and whats left at LHW. Its too comfortable and too easy for him at 205 though, I dont see him going up anytime soon at all.
    And that is exactly why I get less hyped when his fights come up. There are more entertaining champions to watch who will actually defend against their legit contenders.

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