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UFC 247

Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones returns to the Octagon to prove once again that he is the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter ever, putting his 205-pound title on the line against top-ranked contender, Dominick Reyes (No. 4), in UFC 247's ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) main event, which takes place inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, on Sat., Feb. 8, 2020. In the co-main event, women's Flyweight queenpin, Valentina Shevchenko, defends her 125-pound title against No. 1-ranked division contender, Katlyn Chookagian, who is currently riding a two-fight win streak. We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 247 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more right here before, during and well after the championship double header.

Reyes Eyes Oct. Return To UFC

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Dominick Reyes has not seen action since May 2021 but plans to make his Octagon return later this year.

Rematch?! No Way! Jones Went To Heavyweight Because Of Reyes

Jon Jones hasn’t fought since his Feb. 2020 showdown with Dominick Reyes.

Reyes: Keep Jones ‘So I Can Beat Him Up Again’

Dominick Reyes wants UFC to keep Jon Jones on the roster so that "Devastator" can once again put a beating on "Bones" after their UFC 247 showdown in Texas.

‘Blessed’ Jones Content To Play UFC Waiting Game

Former UFC champion Jon Jones willing to sit on the sidelines and wait for Dana White to come to his senses regarding a Francis Ngannou title fight.

White On Jones: Rematch Reyes Or Go To Heavyweight

UFC President Dana White wants light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to move up in weight or rematch top 205-pound contender Dominick Reyes.

Frustrated Reyes Wants UFC To Strip Jones

UFC light heavyweight title contender Dominick Reyes wants the promotion to strip Jon Jones of the 205-pound strap because "Bones" refuses to fight.

Jones Concocted Money Drama To Escape Reyes Rematch

UFC light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes believes Jon Jones is using Francis Ngannou and other money-related issues to escape a "Devastator" rematch.

Bader Eyes Jones Rematch For Bellator MMA

With Jon Jones claiming to have vacated his UFC title, Ryan Bader is angling for a rematch in Bellator MMA. Meanwhile, Dominick Cruz is disappointed to lose his main rival.

Jones Chasing Ngannou To Escape Reyes Rematch

"Dangerous" Dominick Reyes believes Jon Jones would rather run to heavyweight and fight Francis Ngannou than stay at 205 pounds and rematch "The Devastator."

Blachowicz Still Learning English, Won’t Fist Jones

Jan Blachowicz clarifies his fisting remarks toward UFC champ Jon Jones and admits he did enjoy the fanfare despite not understanding the translation.

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‘Robbery Rewind:’ Jon Jones Vs. Dominick Reyes

Here’s a quarantine-inspired series as self-descriptive as it is alliterative. We start with 2020’s most controversial decision to date, one with which company president Dana White didn’t even agree.

McCarthy Breaks Down Proper Way To Judge MMA Fight

Former referee John McCarthy discusses what MMA judges should be scoring when watching fights.

‘I Don’t Think Reyes Is Getting The Rematch’

UFC light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes may have to wait for Jon Jones and Jan Blachowicz to fight before securing a "Bones" rematch.

Rogan Has Bad News For Jon Jones Fanboys

UFC commentator Joe Rogan believes Dominick Reyes will be even better in his rematch with "Bones" after already surviving five rounds at UFC 247.

Blachowicz: Reyes Had His Chance, But Jones Was Better

Jan Blachowicz doesn’t feel bad for Dominick Reyes as he prepares to fight Jon Jones because "The Devastator" had his chance and couldn’t seal the deal.

Rogan: ‘Scary Monster’ Shevchenko Does Everything Perfect

Is there anyone that can defeat Valentina Shevchenko at Flyweight? If there is, they are going to have to be perfect come fight night because Joe Rogan says "Bullet" is an absolute "scary monster" who does every single thing right.

Midnight Mania! Krause Accuses Judge Of Conflict Of Interest

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Jones: ‘Deserving’ Blachowicz Can’t Be Denied

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones believes top contender Jan Blachowicz is deserving of the next title shot and can’t be denied after stopping Corey Anderson in Rio Rancho.

UFC 247 ‘Thrill And Agony’ Video

UFC 247: "Thrill and Agony" video showcases the joy and disappointment of such stars as Jon Jones, Dominick Reyes and more at the UFC 247 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Feb. 8 in Houston, Texas.

‘Bullet’ Hit With Six-Month Sit After UFC 247

Full list of UFC 247 injuries and medical suspensions for "Jones vs Reyes"-led event on ESPN+ (PPV) last Saturday night (Feb. 8, 2020) in Houston, Texas.

Jones: Don’t Blame Judges, Blame Reyes’ Conditioning

Jon Jones wants whiny young boys like Dominick Reyes to stop blaming the judges for "The Devastator’s" loss at UFC 247 last weekend in Houston, Texas.

Jones Drops To Betting Underdog Against Miocic

UFC odds: Jon Jones is now the betting underdog in a potential heavyweight super fight against 265-pound champion, Stipe Miocic.

UFC Released ‘The Kraken’

UFC released Juan Adams following "The Kraken’s" third straight loss, which came against heavyweight Justin Tafa at UFC 247 in Houston, Texas.

Reyes Boots Masvidal From Pound-For-Pound List

Latest UFC rankings update in the wake of UFC 247, where Dominick Reyes made his pound-for-pound debut despite loss to Jon Jones.

Last-Minute Step-In Leads To New UFC Deal, Raise For Krause

James Krause explains how stepping up last minute at UFC 247 turned into a new, higher-paying contract extension with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Watch UFC 247 ‘Fight Motion’ Video

UFC 247 "Fight Motion" video highlights for Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes-led pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Feb. 8, 2020) on ESPN+ PPV from inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

Jones: Transition To WWE Is ‘Inevitable’

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones claims a jump to WWE is "inevitable" because he has the talent and marketability to make that transition a success.

Midnight Mania! Rematch? What Rematch?!?

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Adesanya: UFC 247 Proved Jones Is ‘Washed Up’

Israel Adesanya was far from impressed with Jon Jones’ win over Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 in Houston, Texas, saying "Bones" looked "washed up," especially in the championship rounds.

Jones, Shevchenko Take Home Texas-Sized Reebok Checks

UFC 247 results: It’s time to see who went home with the biggest slice of the Reebok sponsorship pie following a big night of fights in Houston, Texas.

Lewis Dealing With ‘Life-Or-Death’ Medical Issue

Derrick Lewis reveals he is currently dealing with a "life-or-death" medical issue, and that one doctor advised him not fight Ilir Latifi at UFC 247.

Texas: UFC Helped Us Pick Judges

The Texas commission is passing the buck to UFC after fan outrage over the controversial scoring at "Jones vs. Reyes" last weekend in Houston.


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