UFC champion Jon Jones arrested on firearm charge after police hear gunshot squib

  • 32-year-old also faces charges over driving under influence
  • Jones is considered one of the best fighters of his era

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence and negligent use of a firearm after officers heard a gunshot and found him in a parked car with a handgun and a half-empty bottle of liquor early on Thursday, Albuquerque police said.

The 32-year-old Jones also faces charges of possession of an open container of alcohol and no proof of insurance for a vehicle, police said.

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