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Apr 21, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Jon Jones before fighting Rashad Evans in the main event and light heavyweight title bout during UFC 145 at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Paul Abell-US PRESSWIRE
Apr 21, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Jon Jones before fighting Rashad Evans in the main event and light heavyweight title bout during UFC 145 at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Paul Abell-US PRESSWIRE

For all the mixed martial arts (MMA) fans who went off the grid this weekend, first and and foremost, welcome back.

The good news is, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar was not involved in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Over The Limit pay-per-view (PPV) event last night (May 20, 2012) in Raleigh, so you've been spared the weekly Brock watch.

The bad news is, the UFC's top star, Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, done messed up real good.

"Bones" was arrested on suspicion of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in the wee hours of Saturday morning (May 19), running his Bentley into a utility pole and putting the ZUFFA public relations center at DEFCON 2.

The Jones camp has released a statement in the wake of his recent charge, confirming the incident took place on the corner of Grand Blvd. and Helen Street in Binghamton, New York, as reported.

In case you missed any or all of what transpired, you can get yourself up to date with all the relevant links and info after the jump.

Jon Jones arrested on suspicion of DUI

Jones camp releases statement, asks for "privacy"

Video and pics of the crash scene

"Before" pics of the "Bones" Bentley

The quote that may come back to haunt the champion

Fans react to the news

Jones apologizes to his Facebook fans

Jones, who is the second UFC fighter in recent weeks to be arrested for DUI, is scheduled to fight Dan Henderson at the UFC 151 PPV event on Sept. 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. His recent run-in with the law is not expected to jeopardize that appearance.

For more on that upcoming fight click here and stay tuned to MMAmania.com for more updates to the Jon Jones DUI story as they become available.