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Police audio reveals moments before home battery arrest of Jon Jones – .

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones denies hitting his fiancee in an incident in Las Vegas on September 24 that led to his arrest for domestic violence and felony injuring or disabling her. state a vehicle.

The 34-year-old New York native first addressed the charges in a series of social media posts on Wednesday after his head coach Mike Winkeljohn revealed he was temporarily suspended from the Jackson-Wink gym in Albuquerque, NM following Jones’s arrest.

“I love the way people imagine the worst possible situation in their heads and sort of make it factual,” Jones wrote on Twitter. “I never hit my fiance [sic] and our daughters were awakened after our confrontation. My daughters did not see or hear us arguing.

“This is really the only thing I want to clarify. Other than that, can’t wait to move on without alcohol. This is the first time in my life that I am ready to quit. Glad to have the support of my fiance [sic], family friends and fans.

According to the police report, Jones was taken into custody after his fiancée, Jessie Moses, approached hotel security at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas to ask for a replacement key for the room he was taking. they shared. Security officials told police that Moses had blood on his face and clothing, and one of the couple’s children asked them to call police after the alleged altercation.

Moses later told police he got “a little” physical around her, adding that he allegedly “pulled my hair a little bit but he didn’t hit me or anything.”

Police observed a lump on her lip as well as blood “around her lips, her chin and all over her sweatshirt”, as well as blood on the bed sheets in the hotel room.

Jones had already left the property by the time police arrived, but was picked up soon after, when the veteran UFC fighter reportedly got “angry and smashed his head. head in the front cover of the [Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department] patrol vehicle leaving a medium-sized dent as well as chipping off part of the paint on the vehicle.

The damage caused led Jones to be charged with a felony for injuring or incapacitating a vehicle.

After his release on bail, Jones posted a video on his Instagram account that showed him training with friends, adding that he planned to quit alcohol for good after this latest arrest and stating that he wanted “Turning this nightmare into the best thing ever to happen in my life.”

He then posted and then deleted a video that showed him kissing Moses.

Since his arrest, Jones had never directly addressed what had happened, and he added in a separate article that he will ultimately be judged more by his actions than his words, especially after previous arrests, including several. drunk driving and a hit and run in 2015.

“Yeah, I totally understand that, which is why I’m not going to do a big publicity stunt, hire a publicist,” Jones said. “I’m not going to do anything like that. I know it’s real. I know I am ready. Time will do the rest. “

In a tweet that was deleted, Jones also touched on some personal traumas from his past that were unrelated to the September arrest.

“My life hasn’t always been a great man,” Jones said. “Being assaulted as a child, losing a parent and a brother to illness at a young age. It just goes on and on man. I have things to take care of.

Jones is due to return to Las Vegas court on October 26.


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