UFC heavyweight champion pleads guilty to driving under the influence

UFC champion Jon Jones has pleaded guilty in new mexico for his second offence of driving under the influence. Jones was sentenced to one year of supervised probation, he must complete a minimum of 90 days of out patient alcohol addiction treatment, pay maximum fines and fees and complete a sentence of community service.

The 35 year old was also charged for possession of an open container, no proof of insurance and negligent use of a deadly weapon, however as part of a plea agreement these charges were dropped.

“I have some personal work to do”

Jones released a statement making an apology to family member. friends and fans. In this statement he said “I accept full responsibility for my actions and I know that I have some personal work to do which involves the unhealthy relationship I have with alcohol.”

written by Amy-Ellen Prentice