Dominick started training in MMA after getting undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft. He made his amateur debut in 2013 against Renato Gudino at the University of MMA. Reyes defeated Gudino and garnered an amateur record of 5-0, with 3 of his wins coming via first-round finish.
Dominick made his professional debut in 2014 at KOTC: Fisticuffs against Jose Rivas Jr. Reyes finished him in the first round via TKO(punches). He next defeated Jessie Glass inside a minute via front choke submission.
Reyes won his next 2-fights at King of the Cage against Kelly Gray before fighting his only fight, at Hoosier Fight Club against Marcus Govan. He knocked out Govan via head kick KO in 27 seconds. He then won against Jordan Powell at LFA 13.
Dominick Reyes UFC
Dominick Reyes signed with the UFC in 2017 and made his promotional debut in 2017 against Joachim Christensen at UFC Fight Night 112. Reyes dominated Christensen and TKO'ed him in 29 seconds to earn a performance of the night bonus.
He followed it by winning against Jeremy Kimball and Jared Cannonier inside the first round. Reyes won his next fight against Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision, failing to finish his opponent for the first time in UFC. Dominick fought Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal and won via split decision in a controversial decision as the majority of the media outlets had the fight in Volkan's favor.
Reyes got his first UFC main event bout at UFC on ESPN: Reyes vs. Weidman against Chris Weidman. Dominick KO'ed Weidman inside 2-minutes to earn a performance of the night bonus.
Reyes fought for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Jon Jones at UFC 247. Reyes lost the fight via unanimous decision in a controversial decision as 14/21 media outlets scored it in favor of Reyes. Reyes again fought for the UFC Light Heavyweight in his next fight against Jan Blachowicz as the previous champion Jon Jones vacated the title to focus on his heavyweight move. Blachowicz knocked out Reyes in the second round and handed Dominick his second defeat in a row.
In his most recent fight, Dominick fought Jiri Prochazka at UFC on ESPN: Reyes vs. Prochazka. He lost the fight via second-round KO.
Dominick Reyes vs. Chris Weidman
Weidman made his light heavyweight debut against 'The Devastator' Dominick Reyes on 18th October 2019 at the main event of UFC on ESPN 6 at Boston, Massachusetts.
As soon as the bell rang to signal the start of the first round, Weidman distanced himself from Reyes immediately and took a kick to the body. Weidman shot for a takedown but failed to keep Reyes grounded. Weidman still had the body lock on Reyes, which the latter calmly defended and got out of with ease.
Weidman and Reyes were back on their feet, and in striking distance when a straight left by Reyes cracked Weidman on the chin. As Weidman fell to the ground, Reyes laid some nasty ground and pound on the former champion, knocking the lights out of him as Herb Dean had to step in and stop the contest at one minute and forty three seconds of the first round.
Dominick Reyes Career Stats
Dominick Reyes's current MMA record stands at 12-3. He is on a 3-fight losing streak in the UFC.
Wins by KO/TKO:
Wins by Submission:
Wins by Decision:
77 in (196 cm)
205 lb / 93 kg
Dominick Reyes Record
Below is the professional MMA record of Dominick Reyes: