UFC 247 fight TV: ESPN for UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship take place on February 8, 2020 at the Toyota Center in Houston.
The first UFC title fight of 2020 is nearly upon us. That bout, which headlines UFC 247, takes place Saturday, when UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his title on the line against Dominick Reyes, who is the No. 4 ranked fighter in the official UFC 205-pound rankings.
In the co-main event Saturday’s card, which takes place in Houston, Texas, women’s flyweight queen, Valentina Shevchenko, puts her belt on the line against the No. 1 ranked contender, Katlyn Chookagian.
Jones’ most recent title defense came in July when he won a split-decision victory over Thiago Santos.
Reyes is coming off a first-round knockout win over former middleweight champion Chris Weidman.
In February 2018, Shevchenko dropped from bantamweight to 125 pounds. She won the vacant flyweight title in her second bout in her new weight division. Shevchenko is currently 4-0 at flyweight and coming off a decision win over Liz Carmouche in August.
Like the champion, Chookagian began her UFC run at 135 pounds. She is 4-1 at the lower weight class. Chookagian earned her title shot with a decision win over Jennifer Maia in November.