Houston - UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones won by an unanimous decision over Dominick Reyes on Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Houston at UFC 247.
Jones won narrowly on all scorecards (48-47, 48-47, 49-46). Chrismckradio had it 48-47 for Jones.
Despite the win for Jones, this was the first time ever in his career, Jones was outstrucked by an opponent. Reyes kept the pressure on Jones throughout the fight with strikes and take downs, Jones dominated Reyes in the fourth round, and done enough to get by in the other rounds to squeak out a win by landed brutal strikes to the body and face of Reyes.
According to reports, Reyes landed 116 strikes to Jones 104.
With the win Jones inproves to (26-1, 1 NC). The only loss for Jones was a disqualification in 2009 in a bout even though he destroyed his opponent. No one has defeated Jones in a match.
Reyes falls to (12-1).
Jones is now the only fighter who has the most wins in title fights (14) surpassed George St-Pierre.
Jon Jones is arguably the greatest mix martial arts fighter ever.