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UFC May Be Trying To Sign Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes

November 2, 2019 | Posted by Joseph Lee
Dominick Reyes

TMZ reports that the UFC is looking to sign a fight between former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Dominick Reyes. UFC President Dana White said that it’s the fight that “makes sense.” Reyes is 12-0 and knocked out Chris Weidman in his last fight on October 12. He’s ranked #4 in the lightweight division with wins over Jared Cannonier, Volkan Oezdemir and Ovince Saint Preux.

He also wants to fight Jones. He told TMZ: “I got these hands. I got this heart. I’m Mexican. He’s never fought a Mexican. I’m tough as s**t and I’m never gonna stop!

White added: “The fight that makes sense for Jon Jones is Dominick Reyes. He just came off an impressive win over Weidman, a lot of people saw it, pulled good ratings on TV. It’s the fight to make.

Jones has been taking shots at Reyes on social media. At one point he said: “Feel like I have nothing to gain by beating Dominic. I’ve actually felt that way about my last two opponents. I want a super fight. Many have talk s**t, all have fallen. You will do the same.

Jones, meanwhile, has said he wants to fight Francis Ngannou, but White says he doesn’t know if it will happen any time soon, particularly in 2020.

When asked about a future fight for Ngannou, he replied: “We finally got France done. We’ve been working hard for a long time to get that place open for MMA. And, we’ll do a fight there. And, obviously Francis would probably headline.

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