- Jon Jones narrowly won his UFC 247 battle in the Toyota Center in Houston on Saturday.
- The long-reigning light heavyweight winner beat the game challenger Dominick Reyes despite data saying that he was hit a lot more frequently.
- The UFC president Dana White believed Reyes had won,” also stated he had been terrorized by his own kids who were telling him Reyes was the winner.
- Jones, however, highlighted the gap from takedowns.” [It was] A hard-earned success, but a success,” the winner said.
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Long-reigning winner Jon Jones narrowly won a struggle that the UFC president Dana White stated he must have dropped in the UFC 247 main event at the Toyota Center in Houston on Saturday.
Californian southpaw Dominick Reyes was a match challenger for the winner’s light heavyweight title, exposing Jones using a mix of strikes and changing his goal in the mind into the human body as well as the legs.
Jones fought to set a rhythm due to the ancient onslaught and was just able to actually maintain himself for a portion of their next round, then the fourth and the fifth.
Jones was given a unanimous decision victory with 2 dozens of 48-47 and a broad score of 49-46 that transpired the UFC commentator Joe Rogan. “For anybody to believe that has been 4-1 Jon Jones, that individual’s mad,” he said, according to MMA Junkie.
White stated he scored the struggle for Reyes and even his kids were telling him Jones must have dropped. “Moving into the final round, I’d Dominic Reyes three rounds to a single,” White said at the post-event press conference.
“My children are terrorizing [me saying] the fix is in, and,’How can this happen, daddy? Reyes won that struggle.'”
He later added:”The stark reality is, that gives a s–. We are not judges. The judges called the struggle. That is that.”
Statistics state Reyes won
Fight Metric statistics imply that Reyes landed more punches in rounds one, twothree, in addition to landing more important strikes throughout the five-round struggle for a whole.
Reyes landed 23 of 59 punches (38percent ) in comparison to Jones landing 17 of 27 (62percent ) in approximately 1. At the next, Reyes landed 33 of 68 (48percent ) against Jones’ participation of 22 from 37 (59percent ). And, at the next, Reyes again landed longer with 26 of 45 (57percent ) while Jones landed 19 of 34 (55percent ).
It was just in the fourth when Jones snatched the momentum, landing 20 of 34 (58percent ) in comparison to Reyes who obtained 13 of 41 (31percent ). At the fifth, Jones landed 26 out of 34 attack efforts (76percent ) in comparison to Reyes who obtained 21 out of 46 (45percent ).
“I know I won this fight… I created Jon Jones seem like a guy,” Reyes explained after the struggle, according to ESPN. “I brought the battle to him”
Jones, meanwhile, called the victory”hard-earned” and emphasized the gap in takedowns as a motive for his triumph. Jones scored two takedowns from nine tries, while Reyes scored nothing.
“He landed some hard strikes. The fans enjoy it if they watch me get hit — it does not occur quite frequently,” Jones stated. “But at precisely the exact same time, I landed a few takedowns. I got his back more than 1 event.
“[It was] A hard-earned success, but a success.”