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Police: UFC star Jon Jones dented police SUV with his head

This reserving photograph offered by Metro Police reveals former UFC champion Jon Jones following his arrest on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021.

Former UFC champion Jon Jones dented a patrol car with his head throughout his arrest final week on a home battery cost for allegedly grabbing his fiancée by her hair, in line with an arrest report made public Tuesday.

Jones’ fiancée left their room at Caesars Palace with the couple’s three kids and police mentioned she had obvious blood on her clothes when officers interviewed her in regards to the pre-dawn altercation final Friday.

Jones, 34, was strolling exterior the Las Vegas Strip lodge when he was stopped by officers and “became irate and smashed his head onto the front hood” of the patrol SUV, leaving a medium dent and chipped paint, the report mentioned.

Jail and courtroom data confirmed Jonathan Dwight Jones was later free of the Clark County jail on $8,000 bail pending an Oct. 26 courtroom date for prosecutors to file felony fees.

The home battery cost is a misdemeanor. The car cost is a felony, with harm reported at greater than $5,000.

Court data didn’t replicate if Jones had an legal professional.

Jones lives in Albuquerque, however attended a UFC Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Las Vegas the evening earlier than his arrest. His 2013 struggle with Alexander Gustafsson was honored.

Jones (26-1, 1 no-contest) received the UFC mild heavyweight championship thrice from 2011 to 2020, and is broadly thought of one of many best fighters in MMA historical past.

His career additionally has been outlined by misbehavior exterior the cage together with car crashes, driving underneath the affect arrests and UFC self-discipline for testing constructive for banned substances.

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