Jon Jones arrested for DUI in Binghamton, NY
It appears that current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has been arrested on suspicion of DUI. Definitely not good.
The following is a report from TMZ:
UFC Light Heavyweight champ Jon “Bones” Jones was arrested early this morning for DUI after he totaled his Bentley in upstate New York … TMZ has learned.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … Jones was involved in an accident at around 5:00 AM in Binghamton, NY. We’re told the car — which Jones crashed into a pole — was totaled and cops arrested Jones on the scene for DUI.
According to our sources, Jones was taken into custody by Broome County Sheriff and bailed out a few hours later … by his mom. Jones is from nearby Ithaca.
Jones last fought on April 21, defeating Rashad Evans by unanimous decision. His next scheduled fight is on September 1 in Las Vegas against Dan Henderson.
TMZ also reported that Dana White commented on it, via text: “Wow, i guess its not my week is it?”
Jon Jones reportedly totaled his car when he crashed into a pole, and was arrested on the scene for suspicion of DUI. Jones is reportedly uninjured, and there were passengers in the car with him.
He was taken into custody, but later released when his mother paid his bail.
Malki Kawa, Jones’ manager, told MMAWeekly.com, “I can confirm that Jon Jones was arrested early this morning on suspicion of DUI. While the facts of this situation are still being gathered and situated, First Round Management fully supports Jon and we are asking for fans and media to respect the privacy of Jon and his family during this time.”