Jon Jones UFC 145UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was supposed to have his day in court on Tuesday for sentences related to DWI charges. The sentencing has been pushed back to July 3, according to Stephen Reilly on PressConnects.com.

Jones, on May 29, plead guilty to a DWI charge stemming from a car accident on May 19 in Binghamton, N.Y.

Jones drove his 2012 Bentley into a telephone pole. No other vehicles were involved.

He pled guilty to Driving While Intoxicated as part of a plea bargain with the District Attorney’s office in Binghamton City Court. Traffic violations for an improper turn and deviating from a direct course were dismissed.

The plea agreement would see Jones receive a fine and a conditional discharge. A conditional discharge means Jones’ sentence will be served as long as probationary conditions are met. If he fails to meet the conditions, the full penalty could be reinstated.

The judge immediately suspended Jones’ New York driver’s license.

Jones will appear on July 3 for final sentencing.

The outcome of Jones’ sentencing is not expected to affect the scheduling of his UFC 151 main event title defense against Dan Henderson.

For more UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Jon Jones, rash of injuries leave UFC in flux ahead of marquee events (Yahoo Sports)

  • 26 days ago
  • 8 views

From Yahoo Sports: UFC 187 was supposed to be an immaculate event but circumstances have changed that drastically. read news >>

Jon Jones, rash of injuries leave UFC in dire straits ahead of marquee events (Yahoo Sports)

  • 26 days ago
  • 118 views

From Yahoo Sports: UFC 187 was supposed to be an immaculate event but circumstances have changed that drastically. read news >>

Colby Covington bummed he couldn't share UFC 187 card with ex-roommate Jon Jones

  • 5 days ago
  • 0 views

LAS VEGAS – Colby Covington survived a late rally and got a win at UFC 187, but he was disappointed he couldn’t share the card with his former teammate: Jon Jones, a would-be headliner who was stripp read news >>

Ilir Latifi meets Hans Stringer at UFC Fight Night 72 in Scotland in July

  • 11 days ago
  • 1 views

The UFC’s debut in Scotland in July has another fight added to the docket with light heavyweights Ilir Latifi and Hans Stringer. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Anthony Johnson's coach: 'We already know' what Daniel Cormier is going to do

  • 6 days ago
  • 2 views

Jon Jones can be unpredictable in the Octagon. With Daniel Cormier, what you see is pretty much what you get, according to Blackzilians striking coach Henri Hooft. Hooft's student Anthony Johnson was read news >>

M-1 Global founder Vadim Finkelchtein: Jon Jones is a disgrace to MMA

  • 25 days ago
  • 8 views

M-1 Global founder and president Vadim Finkelchtein offered his opinion on the Jon Jones fiasco and whether he agrees with the UFC’s decision to strip the champion of his title. The news of Jon Jones read news >>

Donald Cerrone sympathizes with Jon Jones, talks about being assaulted by angry driver

  • 9 days ago
  • 20 views

Ahead of his clash with John Makdessi at UFC 187 this Saturday, Donald Cerrone fields questions from reporters and compares his own troubles with Jon Jones'. Since news broke of Jon Jones' felony cha read news >>

Patrick Holohan vs. Vaughan Lee official for UFC Fight Night 72 in Glasgow

  • 3 days ago
  • 0 views

Patrick Holohan will return to European UFC cards in July. The Irish talent is set to collide with Vaughan Lee, who cuts down from bantamweight to 125 pounds, at the UFC Fight Night 72 in Glasgow, Sc read news >>

Video: Anderson Silva tells Jon Jones to change 'everything' in his life, not return to UFC anytime soon

  • 11 days ago
  • 194 views

Jon Jones is in the midst of "soul-searching" after being arrested last month on felony hit-and-run charges in Albuquerque, N.M., and stripped of his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) world title read news >>

Report: Korean Prospect Doo Ho Choi Reschedules Bout with Sam Sicilia for July

  • 22 days ago
  • 2 views

An intriguing featherweight matchup between hard-hitting Sam Sicilia and South Korean super-prospect Doo Ho Choi now seems like it might be back on the UFC docket, months after the original date was read news >>

Trending News

Top News

Jump to: