Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 8, 2020, in Houston, Texas, USA. In the main event, Jon “Bones” Jones will take on Dominick “The Devastator” Reyes in the UFC Light Heavyweight Title bout. You can view the full UFC 247 card.

In this post, we will break down Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 35-year-old, Jon Jones is coming in with a 25-1-0 (1 NC) record. Jones will be fighting for the first time since a win via split decision against Thiago Santos at UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos in July.

Reyes, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Chris Weidman on July 6, 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Reyes vs. Weidman and holds a 12-0-0 record.

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Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes
35
Age
33
6′ 4″
Height
6′ 4″
205 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
84″
Reach
77″
25-1-0 (1 NC)
Record
12-0-0
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Jon Jones has an orthodox fighting stance with a 84″ reach. The 33-year-old, Dominick Reyes is an southpaw fighter with a 77″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Jones comes in with 57% striking accuracy, he typically lands about 4.31 significant strikes every minute. His opponent, Reyes fires at 52% accuracy, landing about 5.03 significant strikes per minute. Jon Jones also has a 46% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.90 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Reyes’s 0.39 takedowns and 84% takedown accuracy.

Dominick spent on average 6:28 minutes in the Octagon and Jon has an average fight time of 15:01 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 247 is live in , who do you think will win, Jon or Dominick? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes
Date
February 8, 2020
Location
Houston, Texas, USA
Main Event
Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes

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