Last March, Jon Jones starred in a new problem in UFC, reason why some fighters want it outside the company. The light heavyweight champion was arrested for drunk driving and sentenced to one year of probation, just as the coronavirus quarantine began in the United States. This situation worked wonders for Bones, who said he was taking advantage of the confinement these days. “It helped me learn how to stay home on Fridays and Saturdays,” he quipped in conversation with Steve-O’s Wild Ride podcast.
Also, Jones He noted that a combat is not in his short-term plans. I don’t mean to fight so soon. I have no interest in fighting in UFC If I do not receive what I deserve, “he stressed. In the past few weeks, the champion said he wanted a better payout to get back on the octagon. Faced with the refusal of Dana White, president of the company, he said he would leave the title. Until now it is unknown if he will keep his word, but at least the controversies seem to be ending in his life.
It should be remembered that Jones starred in a traffic accident years ago and escaped from the scene. Drugs were found in his car, which ended up taking him out of the competition. Nothing is clear at this time about the future of the World Semi-Complete Weight Champion. UFC and now Dominick Reyes demands that Jon be stripped of the title. The recent challenger understands that since it is not known what will happen to “Bones”, if he is going to return to the octagon or he is going to retire permanently. In fact, Dana White explained it long ago.