Dominick Reyes feels he was robbed of a fair victory at UFC 247.
Reyes dropped a unanimous decision to reigning light heavyweight champ Jon Jones in the UFC 247 main event but many fans feel ‘The Devastator’ won the first three rounds.
Reyes was crushed by the result and would like a word with the one judge — boxing commissioner Joe Solis — who scored the bout 49-46 in favor of ‘Bones’.
“Man, just f*cking man,” a disappointed an emotional Reyes said at the UFC 247 post-fight press conference.
“I do feel disrespected. One of the judges had it 49-46. Like, who are you? I might want to have a word with you.
“Other than that, I know I won that fight. I was in that fight. I don’t have to watch the replay. I was there. I made Jon Jones look like just a man. I brought the fight to him.”
While Reyes ultimately walks away from UFC 247 empty-handed, the 30-year-old feels as though he’s the people’s champ.
“I feel like I’m the people’s champ,” he said.
Reyes would like an immediate with Jones, and it appears Bones is interested in the matchup too.
“I definitely would like a rematch,” Reyes said. “I mean, I won. And it was very controversial. It wasn’t like he blew me out of the water and I was cowering in the corner, sitting on my butt (saying), ‘Don’t hurt me.’ No, I was bringing it to him. But I’m going to go home, rest up, go on vacation. Sit down and talk with Dana and figure out my future. No matter what, I showed who I am, and very many people can respect that.”
“At the end of everything, he’s like, ‘Dude, you’re the real deal. I did not expect that from you.’ I’m like, ‘I know. I saw it in your face.’ He said, ‘When we rematch, it’s going to be epic.’”