JON JONES IS BACK…FOR HOW LONG?
The Lion, the GOAT, the Cokehead, Role Model,The Undisputed Rehab Champion, The Former UFC LHW Champ is back in the UFC. Yeah, that’s right, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is officially re instated by the UFC, he’s legal to fight again. See their statements below.
Following a review of the plea agreement reached by Jon Jones and officials in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the judge’s decision, UFC announced today the formal reinstatement of Jones to the UFC roster. Effective immediately, Jones is eligible to return to competition. As such, UFC expects Jones to meet all of the terms of his plea agreement, including mandatory community service, as a condition of his reinstatement.
UFC is currently discussing with Jones a potential date for his return to the Octagon.
“We’ve made it clear to Jon that this new opportunity to compete in UFC is a privilege and not a right, and that there are significant expectations we have regarding his conduct moving forward,” said UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. “We’re happy to read and see reports that he has embraced the terms of his plea agreement and is using this experience to grow and develop as a person.”
“I am thankful to be able to do what I love once again and I look forward to proving myself as a champion in and outside of the Octagon,” Jones said.
His exact return and opponent have not been determined at this point. We can guess who he wants first. Question is, will the UFC give him the Title fight as his first fight back? The answer? OF COURSE THEY WILL!
Who do you think he should face first? DC, Ryan Bader, Anthony Johnson, a 1 armed Pregnant Woman or a Tomato Can?