Jon Jones sentencing for DWI guilty plea postponed until July 3

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21: Jon Jones arrives for his light heavyweight title bout against Rashad Evans for UFC 145 at Philips Arena on April 21, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones is headed back to court.

Will YOU be a witness?

"Bones" was scheduled to be sentenced today (June 19, 2012) in New York's Binghamton City Court, the same place that saw the 24-year-old fight phenom plead guilty to driving while intoxicated (DWI) earlier this month; however, a report from the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin indicates his court date has been postponed until July 3.

Jones, who was arrested in the wee hours of May 26 after crashing his Bentley into a utility pole, was also slapped with a pair of moving violations including "improper turn" and "deviating from a direct course."

Under the terms of his plea deal, those additional charges were dismissed.

The 205-pound champion is required to complete an alcohol abuse and dependency assessment before sentencing and will still defend his 205-pound strap against Dan Henderson at the UFC 151 pay-per-view (PPV) event from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sept. 1.

With any luck, Jones -- as well as the rest of the mixed martial arts (MMA) community -- can soon put this ugly incident to bed and get back to the business of cage fighting. Who else is ready to move on?

To get all the details and background on Jones' recent DWI arrest click here.

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