UFC 247 Live: The first UFC title fight of 2020 is nearly upon us. That bout, which headlines UFC 247, takes place on February 8 when UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his title on the line against Dominick Reyes, who is the No. 4 ranked fighter in the official UFC 205-pound rankings.
The co-main event of that fight card, which takes place on Houston, Texas, women’s flyweight queen, Valentina Shevchenko, puts her belt on the line against the No. 1 ranked contender, Katlyn Chookagian.
Jones’ most recent title defense took place in July when he won a split-decision victory over Thiago Santos. Before that bout, all of Jones’ victories had come either through a stoppage or a unanimous decision. Jones’ sole career loss is a disqualification for illegal elbows.
Reyes is coming off a first-round knockout win over former middleweight champion Chris Weidman. The victory punched Reyes’ ticket to this title fight. He is 12-0 as a pro.
UFC 247 takes place on Saturday, February 8, at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main card streams on ESPN+ pay-per-view, following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass.
UFC 247 Pay-Per-View Card (ESPN+, 10 P.M. ET)
Jon Jones (-450) vs. Dominick Reyes (+325)
Valentina Shevchenko (-1200) vs. Katlyn Chookagian (+700)
Juan Adams (-225) vs. Justin Tafa (+175)
Mirsad Bektić (-135) vs. Dan Ige (+105)
Derrick Lewis (-275) vs. Ilir Latifi (+215)
UFC 247 Preliminary card (ESPN, 8 PM ET)
Trevin Giles (-140) vs. Antonio Arroyo (+110)
Alex Morono vs. Kalinn Williams
Lauren Murphy (+260) vs. Andrea Lee (-340)
UFC 247 Early Prelim card (ESPN+, Fight Pass, 6:15 P.M. ET)
Miles Johns (-135) vs. Mario Bautista (+105)
Journey Newson (+115) vs. Domingo Pilarte (-145)
Andre Ewell (-140) vs. Jonathan Martinez (+110)