This will be the fight between reigning UFC heavyweight champion and pound-to-pound great Jon Jones and so far undefeated contender Dominick Reyes at UFC 246. Since both fighters have a perfect record, this should be an amazing fight to see, because Jones is finally meeting a worthy opponent. However, both fighters are showing big respect for each other. To have more insights on UFC Jon Jones vs Dominick Reyes this match, please read our preview below.
Jon Jones will be defending his heavyweight title in this fight. So far his record is (25-1). Jones wasn’t fighting since his successful split decision win over Thiago Santos in July. An interesting fact is that Jones have chosen to defend his belt against Reyes, despite the chance to fight against his fellow division contender Corey Anderson. ”Bones” regained his belt from Daniel Cormier in 2017, a fight now deemed a no-contest after Jon has failed a drug test after the fight. Jones has since won against Anthony Smith, Thiago Santos and Alexander Gustafsson.
Last month Reyes (12-0) secured a first-round knockout over the former middleweight champion and light-heavyweight debutant Chris Weidman. Also, he has beaten such fighters as Jared Cannonier, Ovince Saint Preux and Volkan Oezdemir since he signed for the UFC in 2017. A very nice to see the 29-year-old fighter saying that it would be his honor to fight such player as Jones since he is currently number one in the pound for pound fighter list. No matter how this fight ends, both players don’t want to trash talk and show respect to each other, also it shows them both being careful.
Jon Jones vs Dominick Reyes H2H
Both fighters haven’t faced each other before, so it only shows why they are trying to be careful.
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