UFC 249 Live: The first UFC title fight of 2020 is nearly upon us. That bout, which headlines UFC 249, takes place on apr 19 when UFC light heavyweight champion ferguson, 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 249 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 249 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 249 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 249 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)