UFC Champ Jones Arrested On Suspicion of DWI

By WBNG News

UFC Champ Jones Arrested On Suspicion of DWI

May 19, 2012 Updated May 19, 2012 at 7:45 PM EST

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) UFC Light heavyweight champion Jon "bones" Jones was released to family after a DWI crash early Saturday morning.

It happened around 5:00 am at the corner of Grand Boulevard and Helen Street.

Jones's manager, Malki Kawa, released a statement saying, "I can confirm that Jon Jones was arrested early this morning on suspicion of DUI. While the facts of this situation are still being gathered and situated, First Round Management fully supports Jon, and we are asking for fans and media to respect the privacy of Jon and his family during this time."

He also said neither he nor Jones would be doing interviews at this time.

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