Las Vegas – UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes will take place on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Toyota Center. 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.
FightBook MMA has your full episodes for UFC: 247 Embedded Vlog Series. Throughout the week, the UFC will be pushing out their episodes and FightBook MMA will have them for you. In the video above you can watch Episode #1.
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.
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.
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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.
Straight from the YouTube description:
On Episode 1 of UFC 247 Embedded, light heavyweight Dominick Reyes trains in Southern California under Joe “Daddy” Stevenson for his title fight and pays homage to another sports great. Flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko finishes her globe-hopping training camp outside of Houston. Challenger Katlyn Chookagian pursues greatness alongside former champ Frankie Edgar at her home gym in New Jersey. Champ Jon Jones starts his practice with a prayer. UFC 247 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two title fights taking place Saturday, February 8th on Pay-Per-View. Order the Pay-Per-View at ESPNPlus.com/PPV
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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