With as well a great deal free of charge time on his hands, UFC gentle heavyweight champion Jon Jones has found himself in trouble once a lot more.
Jones was arrested early Thursday early morning exterior of his property in Albuquerque, New Mexico, charged with aggravated driving even though intoxicated and negligent use of a firearm.
In accordance to a report by KOAT out of New Mexico, Jones was uncovered in his vehicle with his working and a half-empty bottle of Recuerdo with him. There was also a black handgun following to Jones.
He has due to the fact been introduced, with a bond arraignment listening to scheduled for April 9.
#BREAKING: Albuquerque @ufc @espnmma fighter Jon Jones arrested for DWI early Thursday early morning @koat7information https://t.co/vaPrwnXvMa
— Sasha Lenninger (@SashaKOAT) March 26, 2020
Law enforcement administrated a breathalyzer take a look at, to which Jones examined for “at least” twice the legal restrict. He denied recognizing everything about the claimed gunshots made all through the contact.
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Jones, who has experienced numerous run-ins with the law over the previous a number of many years, had stayed trouble-absolutely free for very a whilst. He scored victories about Dominick Reyes, Thiago Santos and Anthony Smith in 2019, marking the initially time he experienced fought at minimum 3 periods in a year considering the fact that 2011.
The UFC presented a statement on the arrest to ESPN, indicating “UFC is knowledgeable of the situation pertaining to Jon Jones in Albuquerque early this early morning. The group has been on call with Jones’ management staff and is currently accumulating extra information and facts.”
UFC issued a assertion on Jon Jones’ arrest (through @bokamotoESPN) pic.twitter.com/WO2eIGUOHv
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) March 26, 2020