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Video: Jon Jones spotted drinking in Las Vegas during UFC 290 fight week, Dana White reacts: ‘Not a good idea’

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — UFC Heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, was spotted taking shots in Las Vegas this weekend with former UFC fighter, Jorge Masvidal, and everyone on the Internet got very concerned; however, UFC President, Dana White, didn’t seem too concerned ... but he wants to know why his troubled champion was in “Sin City” for more than 12 hours.

The last time Jones was drinking in Las Vegas, it ended very badly: he was arrested and charged with domestic violence, a charge that was later dropped (details here).

During UFC 290’s post-fight press conference (watch it here), White reacted to his champion drinking booze.

“Listen, he’s a grown man. He can do whatever the hell he wants,” White told “I always say this, more than 12 hours in Vegas is usually probably not a good idea for Jon. But yeah, I don’t know. Listen, Jon has done very well for himself. He’s, he’s been through a lot of sh-t. He’s made it through. I don’t know whose idea it was to keep Jon here for days. Hunter [Campbell], was that your idea? Well, here we are. I’ll plead the fifth on that, sir.”

Let’s knock on wood that we don’t hear anything in the next few days about Jones getting into legal trouble. That’s because it was announced during International Fight Week that “Bones” Jones will defend his Heavyweight championship against former roost-ruler, Stipe Miocic, at UFC 295 inside Madison Square Garden in what could be Jones’ last fight.

Fingers crossed!

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