Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held a special pre-fight media day for the upcoming UFC 253 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, where Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz will collide on Sep. 26 on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi for the promotion’s vacant light heavyweight title.
The full replay is now available in the embedded video above, where both combatants discuss their pending showdown, as well as the departure of former 205-pound kingpin Jon Jones, who set sail for the land of heavyweights in 2021.
Reyes (12-1) is coming off a razor-thin loss to Jones at UFC 247 back in February, which stands as the only defeat of his professional career. As for Blachowicz (26-8), he’s the winner of three straight, having recently stiffened Corey Anderson at UFC Fight Night 167.
To see who else is fighting at UFC 253, headlined by the middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya (champion) and Paulo Costa (challenger), click here.