The requesting procedure for Ultimate Fighting Championship pay-per-sees has changed: UFC 247 is just accessible on ESPN+ in the U.S.
There was some expectation that UFC 247 on Saturday in Houston would be one of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s increasingly stacked occasions, given that the advancement normally does well to stack up cards including Jon Jones. Be that as it may, this is fundamentally a one-battle appear. The primary draw is somewhat fascinating—Valentina Shevchenko is a prevailing hero if nothing else, Derrick Lewis is regularly engaging and Mirsad Bektic-Dan Ige is a real banger—however wounds and medication test gives totally desolated what is currently one of the most vulnerable compensation per-see undercards in late memory.
Presently to the UFC 247 “Jones vs Reyes” review:
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (25-1) versus Dominick Reyes (12-0)
Chances: Jones (- 450), Reyes (+360)
Jones’ most recent battle has shown up, and that feels shockingly ordinary. The last three compensation for each view occasions have highlighted their own carnival—the BMF title, Conor McGregor’s arrival and whatever Colby Covington was wanting to achieve—yet this is only a straight-up title battle. That speaks to a much needed development from Jones’ couple of years in the wild. In the wake of beating Daniel Cormier to commence his 2015 battle, Jones went through the following four years in the features for basically everything except for battling, as sessions were rejected and wins were toppled because of a mix of lawful difficulties and spoiled sexual-improvement pills. Indeed, even Jones’ latest rebound battle occurred under crazy conditions, as the UFC moved a whole card on seven days’ notification so as to get around some unfavorable discoveries in his medication test. From that point forward, the center has been carefully inside the pen for one of the game’s unsurpassed greats. That rebound battle was a shellacking of Alexander Gustafsson that, all things considered, likely said more regarding the Swede’s present state than everything else; and 2019 saw Jones protect his light heavyweight gold against the best challengers accessible, gaining prevails upon Anthony Smith and Thiago Santos. The Smith win was uneven, regardless of whether Jones appeared to be more latent, yet the session with Santos effectively could have gone the other way and brought up certain issues about the victor all the while. Since the pinnacle of his profession, Jones has consistently depended on a genuinely basic procedure: He can outbox the majority of his rivals from extend, and when that powers them to press inside, Jones can swear by a prevailing secure game to cause the greater part of his harm. Gustafsson figured out how to get through with his arrive at alone during their first battle in 2013, yet from that point forward, no one has had the option to introduce quite a bit of a test until Santos, whose solid dismissing game and ability to frighten from Jones with strikes forestalled “Bones” from getting the vast majority of his game moving. Jones despite everything figured out how to do what’s necessary to verify a limited success, yet he is currently on vexed watch for the primary genuine loss of his vocation, particularly since Reyes shows a fascinating matchup.
A previous football star at Stony Brook University, Reyes changed to blended hand to hand fighting when his time on the field was finished and has not thought back since. Things authoritatively clicked in 2016 and 2017, when Reyes set up a string of brisk knockouts; and in the wake of turning into a web sensation with a head kick finish against Jordan Powell, “The Devastator” was battling in the UFC three weeks after the fact and piling on two additional successes before the year was out. From that point forward, there nearly has not been a lot of an account just on the grounds that Reyes keeps piling on wins in noteworthy style. It took Reyes under three minutes to ask Jared Cannonier to leave for good down to middleweight, and Ovince St. Preux had little response for what he brought to the table more than 15 minutes. The best concern came against Volkan Oezdemir in March, as the Hard Knocks 365 rep figured out how to walk down Reyes and keep him on his toes for most of their battle. Nonetheless, subsequent to winning that triumph, Reyes destroyed previous middleweight champion Chris Weidman to avow himself as Jones’ most recent—and conceivably generally risky—rival.
While Reyes represents a genuine danger, this battle feels a great deal like a choice on Jones and what exercises he assumed from the close misfortune against Santos. Reyes and Santos are various contenders, however to get Jones off track, the two of them offer a similar primary risk as their kicking games. On the off chance that Santos couldn’t put out Jones, it appears to be far-fetched that Reyes can. An underestimated piece of Jones’ prosperity is his crazy sturdiness when he has really required it. From that point, it turns into a trial of Jones’ ability to remain out at run and abstain from making things less secure. There are motivations to have confidence that Jones will move toward this accurately. In the Gustafsson rematch and against Smith, Jones demonstrated a readiness to return to his wrestling; on account of the Smith battle, that may have even been an impairment, as there were a couple of times that Jones most likely could have completed the battle on the feet. At the point when Jones shut that separation against Santos, the Brazilian reacted by swinging like a lunatic, which was sufficient to deter the light heavyweight champion—something that most likely won’t repeat itself here. Reyes responds preferable under tension over Santos—if Jones had kept on squeezing, he most likely could have scored the completion, but in a more hazardous way—yet he doesn’t offer that first layer of high-fluctuation risk when he is enduring an onslaught. It says something that essentially everybody that has attempted to wrestle Reyes has had some underlying achievement, even Oezdemir and even Weidman during the 103 seconds the last battle kept going. For whatever length of time that Jones remains focused on applying pressure, he ought to have the option to destroy Reyes in the secure and conceivably take things to the ground. Surprisingly, Reyes appears the kind of warrior who could show a huge amount of newly discovered stuff right now, he has all the earmarks of being mindful and coachable and is immovably in the fast improvement period of his profession. All things considered, a Reyes win would at present be a vexed which is as it should be. The pick is Jones by means of choice.