UFC champion in hot water after threatening to kill a woman

UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones has found himself entangled in legal trouble after being summoned to court over allegations of threatening a female anti-doping officer with death in Albuquerque.

The reported incident took place at Jones’ residence on 30 March and was officially reported to the authorities on Friday.

In response to the accusations, Jones took to Instagram to share a video that he claims shows the anti-doping officers leaving his home amicably after the testing session.

Jones explained, “Although I was frustrated with the unprofessionalism and used profanity out of frustration it ended friendly and amicably, nothing threatening at all.”

Known as Bones in the MMA world, Jon Jones is a highly decorated fighter, having secured world titles in both the light-heavyweight and heavyweight divisions.

With an unbeaten record since his sole loss to Matt Hamill in 2009, Jones is considered one of the sport’s greatest athletes, boasting an impressive career highlighted by victories over renowned opponents.

Despite facing legal scrutiny, Jones has had past confrontations with anti-doping regulations, resulting in a 15-month backdated ban in 2018 for violating the UFC’s anti-doping policy.

The incident led to Jones being stripped of his light-heavyweight title due to a positive test for a banned substance prior to UFC 214 in 2017.

However, the United States Anti-Doping Agency later determined that Jones was not intentionally cheating, offering a degree of clarity to the situation.

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