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MuscleTech latest sponsor to drop Jon Jones in wake of UFC suspension, legal woes

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones, who was stripped of his 205-pound strap and suspended indefinitely, will say goodbye to yet another sponsor after running into legal trouble last weekend in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

"Jon Jones is no longer a MuscleTech sponsored athlete at this time," a rep from the nutritional supplement company confirmed to Lift Studios. "You'll see his name and image being removed from all advertising material, websites and social media over the next day or so."

Jones was dumped by Reebok back on Tuesday.

The talented-but-troubled mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter promised to do some "soul searching" in the wake of his hit-and-run accident last Sunday, one that sent a pregnant woman to the hospital and could put Jones behind bars, if a felony conviction is upheld.

That's for the court to decide.

In the meantime, the show must go on, and on it will go at the UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) on May 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a brand new main event featuring Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier (more on that showdown here).

For much more on the Jones saga check out our comprehensive news stream by clicking here.

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