Dominick Reyes lost to Ryan Spann by first-round KO this past Saturday at UFC 281, but it appears that he is doing fine.
After spending a year and a half away, The “Devastator” made his way back to the Octagon with the intention of ending a three-fight losing streak.Those hopes were dashed when Reyes was defeated by Spann in just 80 seconds with a devastating jab and follow-up punch on the canvas.
Reyes, who had initially taken a break from competition to heal from the injuries he sustained in those earlier fights, suffered his third straight knockout loss.After the disappointing performance, Reyes promised to carry on in his first post-fight remarks.”I pushed the fight because I was eager to get my hand raised, but I’m OK,” Reyes wrote. “I have another day to fight.
Added knowledge gained. Congratulations to [Alex Pereira], who earned the title of middleweight by putting on an outstanding performance. God is always good.Thank you to my family, friends, and management (Tiki Ghosn and Julian Gregorio), who all support me.
Additionally, I want to express my gratitude to [Teixeira MMA and Fitness and Fernely Feliz Sr.] for the camp and for having faith in me.The 32-year-old had six straight victories to start his UFC career. At UFC 247, Reyes would face Jon Jones for the championship, highlighted by a ‘Performance of the Night’ award-winning first-round knockout of Chris Weidman. .
Jan Blachowicz and Ji Procházka both knocked Reyes out in the second round of their respective fights at UFC 253 and UFC Vegas 25, respectively.