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Jon Jones Issues Statement on Return, Embraces New Chapter in His Life

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was reinstated by the UFC on Friday. Shortly thereafter, he issued a statement via his Facebook page, letting everyone know that the best portion of his career is yet to come.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to resume my career and I am excited to show how much I’ve grown as a person outside of the octagon,” said Jones.

“It took me losing almost everything I had worked for to realize how much I had. I am blessed and humbled by the continued support of the MMA community and I can’t thank my fans enough for their unwavering support through my ups and downs.

“This marks the beginning of a new chapter in my life and my career and let me assure you, the best is yet to come.”

Jones was suspended and stripped of his UFC belt following his involvement in a hit-and-run accident in Albuquerque, N.M., on April 27, 2015. He faced a felony charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Bodily Harm or Death.

Jones ran a red light and smashed his rented SUV into a car, which, in turn, smashed ….View original article

Source:: mmaweekly