Dominick Reyes shows off ‘blunt force trauma’ to right leg after defeat by Jon Jones at UFC 247
Dominick Reyes shows off ‘blunt force trauma’ to right leg after light-heavyweight title defeat by Jon Jones at UFC 247
- Dominick Reyes, 30, lost to Jon Jones on Sunday in a controversial fight
- All three judges scored in Jones’ favour to the disbelief of Reyes and the crowd
- The fighter has now revealed his physical toil by sharing photos of his leg
Dominick Reyes has revealed the extent of the horrific leg damage he suffered in his UFC 247 defeat to Jon Jones.
Jones controversially came out on top after a five-round epic, holding onto his light-heavyweight belt via a unanimous decision of 48-47, 48-47, 49-46.
But there was disbelief when one judge, who had last presided over a UFC fight in 2017, scored the bout 4-1 in Jones’ favour.
Dominick Reyes has insisted that he did beat Jon Jones at UFC 247 last Saturday night
Reyes showed the horrific bruising he suffered on his leg from the brutal fight
The 32-year-old’s win at the Toyota Center was met with scattered applause and loud boos from the crowd with fans on social media branding the decision as a ‘robbery’.
Now Reyes’ physical toil has been exhibited on his Instagram page where he showed the damage he suffered.
The 30-year-old posted pictures of his knee looking bruised, battered and scarred as he shared an update to his 184,000 followers.
He shared a photo of his injured leg as he rubbed recovery cream on to the bruising
Jones (left) successfully defended his UFC light-heavyweight title in a contentious bout
He said: ‘Hey Everyone! I’m doin good, thanks for the tremendous support.
‘MRI came back negative, but have some bruising from blunt force trauma. #peopleschamp #pricewepay.’
Earlier this week, both Reyes and Jones were handed 31-day medical suspensions following the brutal fight.