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Midnight Mania! Valentina Shevchenko defends ‘kind and noble’ Jon Jones after latest arrest

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Jon Jones did it again! In the most surefire sign that the world continues to spin despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Jones once again finds himself in trouble with the law. Earlier today, police reports revealed that Jones was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), in addition to having an open container and negligent use of a firearm.

Unfortunately for “Bones,” this is not new behavior. The Light Heavyweight kingpin was stripped of his title back in 2015 after a hit-and-run incident and has a previous DUI on his record. As a result, public sympathy has been ... limited to say the least.

However, Jones can count Valentina Shevchenko among his remaining friends, as the Women’s Flyweight strap-hanger took to Twitter to defend Jones.

As the Tweet mentions, Shevchenko and Jones both defended their titles at the UFC 247 event, and apparently the pair struck a friendship. However, it’s definitely hard to understand how the situation is “all about hype” given how many times Jones has struggled with alcohol and driving in the past.

Dominant champs have to stick together?

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#AndStill #UFC247 @jonnybones

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As mentioned, some folks have been a touch less than sympathetic:

Alternatively, Thiago Santos has taken the opportunity to call for a title fight with Dominick Reyes, and I AM HERE FOR IT!

Last post on the “Bones” topic: an ominous reminder that perhaps there could be actual consequences this time.

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Ideal quarantine mindset:

Slips, rips, and KO clips

Four real hard right hands (set up by some excellent hand-trapping) in the first few seconds!

Here’s to a classic KO:

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Sleep well Maniacs! More martial arts madness is always on the way.

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