Las Vegas – UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes will take place on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Toyota Center.
In the main event, we will see light heavyweight champion in Jon Jones (25-1 1NC) fighting out of Albuquerque, N.M. will try and tie the UFC record for total title defenses at 11. He will be taking on dangerous finisher with a perfect record in Dominick Reyes (12-0) fighting out of Victoriaville, Calif. as he looks to become the first fighter to stop Jones.
The main event will stream live on Pay-Per-View on ESPN+ at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. The preliminary fights will air on ESPN starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT while the early prelims on ESPN+ at 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT.
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In the co-main event, we will see Valentina Shevchenko (18-3) fighting out of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan will face Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt under Renzo Gracie, Katlyn Chookagian (13-2) fighting out of Kenilworth, N.J. and she’s looking to stop Shevchenko to win the UFC championship title.
Elsewhere on the card, we will see Derrick Lewis (22-7 1NC) fighting out of Houston, Texas as he goes for another highlight-reel KO when he meets Ilir Latifi (15-7 1NC) fighting out of Malmo, Sweden to the heavyweight division. Lauren Murphy (11-4) fighting out of Glendale, Ariz. takes on No. 8 Andrea Lee (11-3) fighting out of Shreveport, La. Juan Adams (5-2) fighting out of Houston, Texas faces Justin Tafa (3-1) fighting out of Brisbane, Australia. Mirsad Bektic (13-2) fighting out of Montreal, Canada by way of Srebrenica, Bosnia squares off with Dan Ige (12-2) fighting out of Haleiwa, Hawaii.
UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes fight card includes:
(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- For the light heavyweight title: Champ Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes
- For the women’s flyweight title: Champ Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian
- Juan Adams vs. Justin Tafa
- Mirsad Bektic vs. Dan Ige
- Ilir Latifi vs. Derrick Lewis
PRELIMINARY CARD #2
(ESPN, 8 p.m. ET)
- Jimmie Rivera vs. Marlon Vera
- Antonio Arroyo vs. Trevin Giles
- Dhiego Lima vs. Alex Morono
- Andrea Lee vs. Lauren Murphy
PRELIMINARY CARD #1
(ESPN+, 6:15 p.m. ET)
- Mario Bautista vs. Miles Johns
- Journey Newson vs. Domingo Pilarte
- Andre Ewell vs. Jonathan Martinez
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