Jon Jones is excited his younger brother Chandler Jones no longer plays for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).
Chandler was traded from the four-time Super Bowl champions earlier today (March 15, 2016) to the Arizona Cardinals; which means "Bones" won't have to travel too far to catch his sibling in action, as the flight from Albuquerque, N.M., to Tempe, Ariz., is only a skip away.
Congratulations to my lil brother @Chan95Jones for getting traded to the #ArizonaCardinals. Only a one hour flight away‼️ I'm so excited‼️— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) March 15, 2016
The defensive end standout has played with the Patriots -- who happen to be UFC President Dana White's favorite squad -- since he was drafted in 2012.
Earlier this year, Chandler came under fire after he walked into a police station to ask for help after he had a bad reaction to synthetic marijuana during the team's run in the 2016 playoffs.
There's no telling whether the incident had anything to do with the trade.
Nevertheless, the Jones brothers are now a bit closer, which is a good thing in more ways than one for "Bones," as he his younger brother doesn't have to travel too far to back him up in case a certain mixed martial arts (MMA) Heavyweight comes knocking at his door.