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UFC releases statement on 'suspect' Jon Jones after hit-and-run car accident

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has its hands full with its uber-talented Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones.

Less than one month out from a world title fight against Anthony Johnson in the main event of UFC 187, which takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 23, 2015, "Bones" is a "suspect" in a hit-and-run car crash in Albuquerque, N.M., that sent a 20-something pregnant female to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Not a good look.

In the wake of what could only be considered a wild Sunday littered with speculation, UFC issued a statement at the stroke of midnight:

"We are aware that the Albuquerque Police Department is interested in speaking to Jon Jones regarding his possible involvement in a motor vehicle accident. We are in the process of gathering facts and will reserve further comment until more information is available."

It's still unclear if the fight against "Rumble" will go on as planned; however, UFC has not canceled and/or postponed it at this time. Jones will more than likely make himself available to authorities today, at which time a determination can be made about whether or not to charge him with a misdemeanor.

Either way, just more cause for serious concern.

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