Fans Disappointed Over Judges as Jon Jones Wins by a Close Decision Against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247

Published 02/09/2020, 2:05 AM EST


Two-time undisputed UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones clung onto his title, winning over fourth-ranked Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 in the Toyota Center, Houston on Sunday.

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While many expected Jones to win the fight, it turned out to be much closer than expected. Reyes had the upper hand in the first round as he won the round.

At the end of two closely fought rounds, the score read 19-19. It had all the makings of a classic encounter. And that’s what it turned out to be. The next two rounds saw the two fighters get 19 more points each.

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An upset looked very much a possibility after four rounds but Jones managed to hang on. He eventually won the fight with unanimous decision  (48-47, 48-47, 49-46).

 

 

Fans react to the close call that declared Jon Jones as the winner

As the fight went full 25 minutes, it seemed difficult to choose a winner. As the judges chose Jones, fans expressed their disappointment on Twitter.

(Warning: Tweets might contain profane language)

 

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