Jon Jones was arrested on March 26, 2020, on suspicion of Driving Whereas Intoxicated (DWI) in Albuquerque, N.M., after cops responded to pictures being fired from a automobile. After arriving on scene, officers discovered a hand gun underneath Jones’ automobile seat and an open bottle of Mezcal in his automobile.
Jones was taken into custody after failing a area sobriety check and was finally launched the next morning. After putting a plea cope with prosecutors, Jones acquired one 12 months of supervised probation, neighborhood service and 4 days of home arrest after pleading responsible to DWI.
Three months faraway from the incident, “Bones” mirrored on his newest brush with Johnny Legislation, saying that his most up-to-date “humiliating” authorized transgression was a actuality verify.
“My final DWI has accomplished so much for me, man. It set me free in so some ways, it embarrassed me. It reality-checked me. I’ve by no means been on digital camera drunk for the general public to see like that,” Jones advised the Steve-O podcast.
“It was humiliating and considerably of a backside for me and I’m able to snap it into excessive gear.”
Final Preventing Championship (UFC) didn’t punish the Mild Heavyweight champion this time round, although in 2015 the promotion suspended and stripped Jones of his UFC title after a hit-and-run, a way more severe incident.
Nonetheless, UFC’s resolution to not punish its celebrity champion didn’t appear do a lot in easing any friction the 2 sides had concerning fighter pay, as “Bones” threatened to vacate his title two months later on account of monetary disagreements.
Extra just lately, Jones, 32, as soon as once more said that he has no points with leaving the game for a few years to stay agency in his stance of getting paid his value to the game and firm.