It has been reported by TMZ Sports that Jon Jones has turned himself into the Albuquerque PD Tuesday morning, after the judge put a warrant out for his arrest for violating his terms of his probation after he was cited for drag racing last week. Jones also received several tickets for other violations as a result of the police stop.
Albuquerque Police released the footage Jon Jones being pulled over for allegedely drag racing. Jon Jones actually broke the news himself on Ariel Helwani’s show the MMA Hour, explaining the whole situation and yesterday explaining his side of things hoping to be beat media headlines. Jones seemed regretful for the things that he said to the police.
Jon Jones is scheduled to take on UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 197 April 23rd. There has been no word yet from the UFC if this fight will still go ahead but they have issued a statement regarding the matter.
“UFC is aware that Jon Jones turned himself into the Albuquerque Police Department this morning for a potential probation violation stemming from a traffic stop last week.
UFC has been in touch with Jones’ legal team and will have no further comment until the organization has had appropriate time to gather necessary information.”