Mother might not always know best, especially in the absurd overnight drug rehab
stunt stay of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones.
Camille Jones shocked just about everyone when she revealed earlier this week that her son -- who claimed he was "taking this treatment program very seriously" -- opted for a sleepover rather than an extended stay. But, according to company president Dana White (via BostonHerald.com) that is "not necessarily the case."
His vague refute:
"When the whole story comes out, people will understand, it will be put into perspective. When Jon Jones comes out and does his interview, the truth will come out, and everyone will understand. Or they won’t, you know. Jon is a very polarizing guy, people either love him or they hate him. Either way, the truth will come out soon."
White didn't offer more context, probably because he no longer wants to play telephone and/or is simply putting the pressure on Jones to cobble together a decent explanation about his "serious" treatment for cocaine use while he seeks "privacy."
Jones, though, will attend the AFC Championship game this Sunday at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., to cheer on his brothers Arthur Jones and Chandler Jones, who play for the Colts and Patriots, respectively. Meanwhile, mere miles away, White and Co. will stage UFC Fight Night 59 from TD Garden in Boston.
It's safe to assume that Jones won't reveal the "truth" that night on the sidelines nor will White likely be in a mood to discuss "Bones" when he has his next superstar, Conor McGregor, to rave about at the post-fight press conference. Or so he hopes.
We'll just continue to wait for the truth. And wait .... and wait ... and wait.
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