UFC star Jon Jones ‘arrested in Las Vegas and charged with alleged misdemeanour domestic violence and injuring or tampering with a vehicle’ hours after having a fight inducted into the Hall of Fame
- Jon Jones had attended a UFC Hall of Fame ceremony on Thursday night
- He had his 2013 win over Alexander Gustafsson inducted into the Hall of Fame
- It’s reported that he was arrested hours after on Friday morning in Las Vegas
- Jones was charged with alleged domestic violence and tampering with a vehicle
UFC star Jon Jones has reportedly been arrested in Las Vegas on Friday morning over charges of alleged domestic violence and tampering with a vehicle.
The 34-year-old had a past fight of his inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on Thursday.
As reported by ESPN, Jones was then arrested at 5.45 am at a resort near Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road.
Jon Jones was reportedly arrested on Friday hours after the UFC Hall of Fame ceremony
It’s said that Jones is being charged with misdemeanour battery domestic violence and injuring or tampering with a vehicle.
They add that he is currently being held at Clark County Detention Center and that his total bail is $8,000 (£5,850).
He had been inducted into the Hall of Fame on Thursday for his fight with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 in September 2013.
Jones was inducted into the Hall of Fame for his win against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165
Jones won the match via unanimous decision to retain the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
His last fight came in February 2020 when he successfully defended the light heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247.
Since then, he’s vacated the title and started bulking up with the hope of moving up to the heavyweight division.
Jones is said to have been charged with alleged domestic violence and tampering with a vehicle
Ahead of his Hall of Fame fight induction he said as per ESPN: ‘I just don’t want to feel smaller than any of the guys.
‘I want to be more conditioned, more skilled and just as strong, if not the strongest guy.
‘Going from light heavyweight to heavyweight is like jumping three weight classes. I just want to do it right.’