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Dominick Reyes understands Jon Jones' decision not to fight Tom Aspinall: "It’s too dangerous and not enough payoff"
Chris Taylor - February 2, 2024
Dominick Reyes reveals he's "lucky to be alive" after dealing with blood clots
Cole Shelton - February 1, 2024
Carlos Ulberg gets new opponent for UFC Atlantic City after Dominick Reyes is forced to withdraw
Harry Kettle - January 24, 2024
UFC champion Jon Jones heaps praise on former opponent Dominick Reyes: “He was giving me a true f**king run for my money”
Harry Kettle - August 30, 2023
Dana White discusses Dominick Reyes’ future following brutal KO loss at UFC 281: “It’s almost like he hasn’t been the same since that Jon Jones fight”
Susan Cox - November 14, 2022
Jon Jones reacts after Dominick Reyes suffers nasty knockout loss at UFC 281
Chris Taylor - November 13, 2022
Jon Jones was quick to react after his former opponent Dominick Reyes suffered a brutal knockout loss at last night’s UFC 281 event. Jones (26-1 MMA) and Reyes (12-4 MMA) of course have a history, with ‘Bones’ defeating ‘The Devastator’ in a highly competitive light heavyweight title fight at UFC 247. Although Jones was awarded the unanimous decision victory, many fans and analysts had scored the bout in favor of Reyes.
Dominick Reyes issues statement following brutal KO loss to Ryan Spann at UFC 281
Fernando Quiles - November 13, 2022
Dominick Reyes has spoken out after suffering a scary knockout loss to Ryan Spann at UFC 281. Reyes and Spann collided inside Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 12. This one didn’t last as Spann landed a left jab that shut Reyes’ lights off in the opening frame. It is Reyes’ fourth loss in a row. He has now been knocked out or TKO’d in his last three outings.
UFC 281 Results: Ryan Spann KO's Dominick Reyes (Video)
Chris Taylor - November 12, 2022
Dominick Reyes makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon at tonight’s UFC 281 event for a bout with Ryan Spann. Reyes (12-4 MMA) decided to take a lengthy hiatus from the sport following his brutal knockout loss to Jiri Prochazka in May of 2021. That setback had marked ‘The Devastator’s’ third in a row, as he was previously knocked out by Jan Blachowicz and outpointed by Jon Jones. Prior to that rough stretch, Dominick had gone a perfect 12-0 which included wins over Chris Weidman, Ovince Saint Preux and Volkan Oezdemir.
Dominick Reyes goes off on "f*cking weirdo" Jon Jones for trash-talking fighters while inactive: "People are getting tired of you"
Josh Evanoff - October 21, 2022
UFC light-heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes still doesn’t like Jon Jones. The two clashed at UFC 247 in February 2020. Despite lopsided odds heading into the contest, Reyes brought the fight to the then-light-heavyweight champion. At the end of the 25-minute contest, it was Jones who retained his title by unanimous decision.
WTF! Dominick Reyes reacts to being put deep in the UFC 281 prelims: "It's about disrespect"
Ryan Harkness - October 14, 2022
Coach says Ryan Spann is "one of the scariest dudes that gets into the Octagon," expects Dominick Reyes scrap to be "a great fight"
Cole Shelton - September 2, 2022
Fortis MMA head coach Sayif Saud is excited Ryan Spann is getting a massive opportunity as he faces Dominick Reyes at UFC 281 at Madison Square Garden. Reyes will be making his return after suffering a KO loss to Jiri Prochazka in May of 2021, a setback which marked his third defeat in a row. Spann, meanwhile, is coming off a dominating win over Ion Cutelaba and according to Saud, he believes Spann is one of the scariest guys that fights in the UFC.
Dominick Reyes claims he's the reason Jon Jones moved up to heavyweight
Cole Shelton - June 13, 2022
Dominick Reyes believes nearly beating Jon Jones at UFC 247 is the reason ‘Bones’ is moving up to heavyweight. Jones edged out a decision over Reyes in a fight that many thought the challenger should’ve won. Yet, the judges gave it to ‘Bones’ and since that fight, he has not fought and is bulking up for a heavyweight move. According to Reyes, there were talks of booking an immediate rematch but Jones backed out and instead wanted to go to heavyweight.
Dominick Reyes not planning on UFC return until 2022: "I gotta take care of my brain a little bit"
Adam D Martin - October 11, 2021
UFC light heavyweight fighter Dominick Reyes is not planning on a UFC return until 2022, saying “I gotta take care of my brain a little bit.” Reyes is one of the best light heavyweights in the UFC but he is coming off of three straight losses to Jiri Prochazka, Jan Blachowicz, and Jon Jones. The fight against Prochazka, in particular, was a brutal war that left Reyes knocked out cold. It was a very difficult fight for Reyes and he has taken off the past four months since then. In fact, Reyes says that he wants to take even more time off in order to heal his brain from that fight. He recognizes how much damage he took and he wants to make sure he does his comeback right.
Dominick Reyes wants the UFC to keep Jon Jones after latest arrest so he can 'beat him up again'
Cole Shelton - October 7, 2021
Dominick Reyes is hoping the UFC keeps Jon Jones after his latest arrest so he can fight him and beat him up again. After Jones was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame for his first fight against Alexander Gustafsson, he was arrested early Friday morning in Las Vegas. He was charged with battery, domestic violence, and injuring and tampering with a vehicle and after the news came public, many wondered if he would fight again. For his last opponent, Dominick Reyes he says he hopes “Bones” gets another fight so he can beat him up again.
Dominick Reyes opens up on loss to Jiri Prochazka: 'That was a wild, brutal fight'
Cole Shelton - October 7, 2021
Dominick Reyes undergoes successful surgery on left knee
Adam Martin - July 4, 2021
UFC light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes recently underwent successful surgery on his left knee and is expected to make a full recovery. Reyes announced himself through his social media that he underwent successful knee surgery on Thursday to repair the meniscus, a surgery that typically has someone on the bench for four-to-eight weeks. That’s not a huge amount of time on the sidelines, so it’s possible that if Reyes has a speedy recovery, he could even fight before the year is up.
Dominick Reyes issues statement following KO loss to Jiri Prochazka at UFC Vegas 25
Adam D Martin - May 3, 2021
UFC light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes issued a statement following his brutal knockout loss to Jiri Prochazka at UFC Vegas 25. Reyes entered this fight against Prochazka on the heels of back-to-back losses to Jon Jones and Jan Blachowicz, so he badly needed to get a win and get back in the victory column. Unfortunately for Reyes, the fight did not go his way once again as Prochazka battered him all over the Octagon until eventually scoring the finish in the second round. It was another phenomenal performance by Prochazka, who looks to be a serious title contender at 205lbs, while for Reyes it was another tough loss that will drop him out of title contention.
What's next for Jiri Prochazka and Dominick Reyes after UFC Vegas 25?
Cole Shelton - May 3, 2021
In the main event of UFC Vegas 25, Jiri Prochazka was looking to become a top-three light heavyweight as he battled Dominick Reyes who was coming off back-to-back losses for the belt. Prochazka entered the fight after making good on his UFC debut as he KO’d Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 251. He was also the former RIZIN champ. Reyes, meanwhile, was coming off a TKO loss to Jan Blachowicz for the vacant belt and a decision loss to Jon Jones for the title.
Jan Blachowicz reacts after Jiri Prochazka destroys Dominick Reyes at UFC Vegas 25
Christopher Taylor - May 1, 2021
Jan Blachowicz clearly tuned in to watch former RIZIN champion Jiri Prochazka take on his former opponent Dominick Reyes at UFC Vegas 25. Blachowicz (28-8) had of course captured the promotions vacant light heavyweight title by scoring a second round TKO victory over Reyes (12-3 MMA) at UFC 253. The Polish champion has since gone on to successfully defend his title on one occasion, scoring a dominant victory over the previously undefeated Israel Adesanya back in March.
UFC Vegas 25 Bonus Report: Jiri Prochazka nets an extra $100k for nasty KO of Dominick Reyes
Chris Taylor - May 1, 2021
Pros react after Jiri Prochazka KO's Dominick Reyes at UFC Vegas 25
Chris Taylor - May 1, 2021
Tonight’s UFC Vegas 25 event was headlined by a light heavyweight bout featuring former division title challenger Dominick Reyes taking on Jiri Prochazka. Reyes (12-3 MMA) was looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he squared off with Prochazka this evening. ‘The Devestator’ had suffered back-to-back title fight losses to Jan Blachowicz and Jon Jones in his most recent efforts. Prior to those setbacks, Dominick Reyes had gone a perfect 12-0 in his MMA career, which included a nasty knockout win over Chris Weidman.
UFC Vegas 25 Results: Jiri Prochazka KO's Dominick Reyes (Video)
Chris Taylor - May 1, 2021
Tonight’s UFC Vegas 25 event is headlined by a key light heavyweight bout featuring former division title challenger Dominick Reyes taking on Jiri Prochazka. Reyes (12-2 MMA) will be looking to snap his two-fight losing skid when he squares off with Prochazka this evening. ‘The Devastator’ is coming off back-to-back title fight losses to Jan Blachowicz and Jon Jones in his most recent efforts. Prior to those setbacks, Dominick Reyes had gone a perfect 12-0 in his MMA career, including a nasty knockout win over Chris Weidman.
UFC Vegas 25: 'Reyes vs. Prochazka' Live Results and Highlights
Chris Taylor - May 1, 2021
The Octagon returns to Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 25 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka. Reyes (12-2 MMA) will be looking to snap his two-fight losing skid when he squares off with Prochazka this evening. ‘The Devastator’ is coming off back-to-back title fight losses to Jan Blachowicz and Jon Jones in his most recent efforts. Prior to those setbacks, Dominick Reyes had gone a perfect 12-0 in his MMA career, including a nasty knockout win over Chris Weidman.
UFC Vegas 25: Reyes vs. Prochazka full betting odds
Cole Shelton - April 29, 2021
Check out the complete betting odds for this Saturday’s UFC Vegas 25 card featuring a pivotal light heavyweight fight between Dominick Reyes and Jiri Prochazka. The UFC Vegas 25 main event features Reyes looking to get back into the win column after two straight losses as he faces Prochazka. Reyes is coming off a TKO loss to Jan Blachowicz for the vacant belt after dropping a close decision to Jon Jones for the belt. Prochazka, meanwhile, is the former RIZIN champ and made good of his UFC debut as he KO’d Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 251.
Dominick Reyes warns Francis Ngannou that “scrub” Jon Jones will attempt to price his way out of UFC heavyweight title fight
Adam D Martin - March 28, 2021
Dominick Reyes warned Francis Ngannou that “scrub” Jon Jones will attempt to price his way out of their UFC heavyweight title fight. Reyes and Jones met last year at UFC 247, with Jones winning a controversial unanimous decision to defend the UFC light heavyweight title. Not long ago, Jones made the decision to vacate the belt and make the move up to heavyweight. Reyes, meanwhile, went on to fight Jan Blachowicz for the vacant belt at UFC 253 and lost the fight via TKO. However, that hasn’t stopped him from continuing to throw shots at Jones anytime he gets. After all, many thought that Reyes was the uncrowned champ as many thought he beat Jones.
Dominick Reyes returns to the Octagon against Jiri Prochazka on May 1st
Adam Martin - February 11, 2021
UFC light heavyweight Dominick Reyes returns to the Octagon against Jiri Prochazka on May 1st, in a fight originally booked for February. The UFC originally intended on Reyes vs. Prochazka headlining the Fight Night card planned for February 27, but the fight was scratched and replaced by a new main event featuring heavyweights Ciryl Gane and Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Fortunately, Reyes vs. Prochazka has been quickly salvaged and re-booked for just two months later. It now takes place on May 1. Prochazka’s management team at Paradigm Sports was the first to reveal the new fight announcement. The fight will serve as the five-round main event.