UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones was allegedly involved in a hit and run car accident in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Sunday morning, according to MMA insiders @BloodstainLane and Front Row Brian.
It appears Jones fled the scene after a car accident with multiple injuries reported. There are already multiple reports that Jon Jones has been pulled from the UFC 187 main event – but that could be the least of his problems, if all the details being speculated turn out to be true.
Back in January, shortly after his UFC 182 victory over Daniel Cormier, Jon Joenes tested positive for benzoylecgonine (the main metabolite of cocaine). He would later go on to check himself into rehab, only to check right back out just 24 hours later.
A week later, Jon Jones did an interview with FOX Sports 1 denying having a drug addiction, despite mounting concern from the MMA community and fans around the world.
The story is still developing – but here are some updates: