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UFC 247 live stream: ‘Jones vs Reyes’ results, radio-style PPV fight updates

We’ve purchased the ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) and with it our dynamic tag team duo, Matt Ryan and Harry Terjanian, will deliver the best possible ‘radio style’ play-by-play broadcast imaginable throughout UFC 247’s main card, starting at 10 p.m. ET in the video player below!

It’s that time again for Harry Terjanian and myself, Matt Ryan, to sit in our studio somewhere in the greater Teterboro area and speak to you, the Maniacs, the Elbows, the drunks who found us due to the great and powerful algorithm, while the UFC 247 pay-per-view (PPV) event streams live on ESPN+.

We’re in the midst of an odd year as UFC matchmakers continue to look for quality opponents for Jon Jones, in the same way Democrats are looking to figure out who the hell can beat current President, Donald Trump.

Jones and Trump are similar in one way: they both seem unbeatable.

Despite their many personal flaws and flaunting of the rules in-which they are governed, Jones and Trump continue to be successful due to their inability to be defeated. Whether it be through sheer athletic skill or some Lyle Lanley-esque ability to reinforce the cognitive dissonance of those who want to keep them atop the field they control.

“Bones” is a once-in-a-generation athlete who prior to his run-in with drugs, alcohol, that pregnant woman, and Pico and the Grams, the “Two-Point Deduction” house band, was at one time considered to be the next face of UFC. Yet much like Trump, the gold-plated veneer began to wash away to show the embattled champion’s flaws, which is bound to happen to a young athlete making a ton of money while ignoring those who would tell him to slow down, stop, or reconsider his actions. Jones has been pulled to the side at least twice in his career on his path to success, while Trump has continued to fail upward, straight into the White House.

Both have a dedicated base of supporters who no matter what, will stand by their side and propagate their greatness, and while that number may diminish over time, the impact on their ego will never go away.

Undefeated contender, Dominick Reyes, may (or may not) be the challenger to end Jones’ reign as king of the light heavyweights when they collide this Sat. night (Feb. 8, 2020) in Houston, Texas. That said, we saw in the champ’s last fight that he can be made human, and that if he doesn’t have total focus, he may be able to lose that complete and utter “god of destruction” shell and just be a lanky kid from Syracuse.

The same can be said for Trump heading into the 2020 general election.

He’s been able to survive a Democratic Congress, constant and accurate attacks from his opponents, brazen violations of the legal system, and being impeached for God’s sake. But the continued exposure of that raw nerve, that drain on his ego, particularly when there are hungrier (and angrier people) chasing him up the mountain, Trump may just end up being that gawky kid from Jamaica, Queens.

Who the hell knows what will happen at UFC 247 this weekend in “The Lone Star State.” Similarly, not even the Magic 8-Ball can predict what will transpire in November, but the sun sets on everything (and everybody) and it’s sometimes when we least expect it.

Harry and I go LIVE during the final “Prelims” fight for UFC 247 on TONIGHT (see the complete fight card and line up here) and if you want to watch along, click HERE to order it from our friends at ESPN+.

Remember that MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 247 fight card this weekend RIGHT HERE, starting with the Fight Pass/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

To check out the latest and greatest UFC 247: “Jones vs. Reyes” news and notes be sure to hit up our comprehensive event archive right here.

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