Jon Jones strikes plea deal, home violence prices dismissed in Nevada
Residence violence bills in opposition to Jon Jones have been dropped in Nevada after the earlier UFC mild heavyweight champion struck a plea deal with prosecutors on Tuesday.
In response to official courtroom paperwork, Jones, 34, pleaded no contest to bills of injuring or tampering with a automotive, which stem from Jones allegedly smashing his head in opposition to the hood of a police vehicle after being arrested at a Caesar’s Palace lodge and on line on line casino in Las Vegas on Sept. 24. Police arrived on the lodge in response to a reputation concerning a home disturbance incident involving Jones and his longtime fiancee Jessie Moses merely hours after Jones was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame.
TMZ was first to report the data.
Jones was subsequently charged with residence battery and felony injuring or disabling a automotive. On Tuesday, the house battery price was formally dismissed, whereas he pleaded accountable to destroying the property of 1 different and was sentenced to pay a constructive throughout the range of $25-to-$250.
The misdemeanor sentence moreover decrees that Jones ought to “hold out of hassle,” pay an extra $750 in restitution to the sufferer of the property damage, and attend anger administration counseling.
Jones, a three-time UFC titleholder and certainly one of many promotion’s best stars, has not competed since a worthwhile championship safety in opposition to Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 in February 2020. He forfeited his title all through a dispute over compensation with the promotion and is at current throughout the strategy of a switch as a lot because the heavyweight division. However, his ongoing licensed factors put his aggressive standing doubtful and he parted strategies with the Jackson-Wink group following the Sept. 24 incident (he later began working with a Greg Jackson-affiliated offshoot).