Saturday, May 19, 2012
UFC Light Heavyweight Jon "Bones" Jones Arrested For DUI
UFC Light Heavyweight champ Jon "Bones" Jones was arrested for DUI after he totaled his Bentley in upstate New York, TMZ learned.
Jones was involved in an accident in Binghamton, NY. His car crashed into a pole and was totaled and cops arrested Jones on the scene for DUI.
Jones was taken into custody by Broome County Sheriff and bailed out a few hours later by his mom.
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.
Jones's manager, Malki Kawa, released a statement saying, "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."