UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been stripped of the title. Jones was recently involved in a hit-and-run accident that involved a pregnant woman. The incident took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and an undercover police officer said that he saw Jon Jones running from the scene of the accident. However, Jon Jones then returned to his rented vehicle, and then he grabbed a handful of cash and run off again.
OTC Markets said that Jon Jones was arrested and booked into an Albuquerque jail. The UFC and it’s fans are extremely disappointed in Jones. The president of the UFC said that he had no choice but to reprimand John Jones for his criminal actions. Anthony Johnson was set to face Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight championship, but now it seems everything has changed.
The president of the UFC has already rebooked the main event for UFC 187, and Daniel Cormier will face Anthony Johnson for the vacant light heavyweight championship. Jon Jones has been suspended from the sport, and his return is unknown as of right now. It is also believed that Jon Jones was intoxicated during the accident. Marijuana and paraphernalia were found inside of his rented vehicle, and his actions have caused the incident to turn into a felony. For more information on this story, visit Yahoo! Sports.