Jon Bones Jones had a bad start to his day on Saturday. The UFC light heavyweight champion was arrested for DUI after crashing his Bentley into a pole in Binghampton, New York around 5:00 am, according to TMZ.
TMZ reports that Jones’ car was wrecked and that he was bailed out by his mother a few hours after being taken into custody.
This is nightmarish news for the UFC. The organization hand-picked Jones as the superstar they wanted to market the most. They had him wearing UFC-sponsored gear for his most recent fight, and he even appears in K-Swiss commercials with UFC president Dana White. Jones poses as a man with a strong religious background, and he was supposed to have a clean image. 5:00am DUI arrests for totaling your crazy expensive car send the exact opposite message.
UPDATE: Jones reportedly had minor injuries.
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