Demetrious Johnson Talks Jon Jones: ‘I Couldn’t Believe It’

Demetrious Johnson

Mighty Mouse

Demetrious Johnson aka Mighty Mouse has received plenty of attention lately, only it hasn’t been the most positive. His ability to sell a fight has been questioned and his technical style hasn’t been enjoyed by all the fans.

Another fighter who hasn’t received the best coverage over the last week or so is none other than Jon Jones, who lost his title and was suspended indefinitely from the UFC for his actions out of the octagon.

So it seems fitting to get DJ’s opinion on the former champ. This is what Johnson had to say to Submission Radio about Jon Jones.

“When I first heard the news I couldn’t believe it. Just because it’s like….you know, Jon Jones hit and run, marijuana in the car, you know pregnant women, broken arm. And I was like, ‘well this can’t be good’. So with that being said, it’s a very unfortunate situation. I obviously do think the UFC did the right thing. The UFC is probably one of the best organizations in the world when it comes to mixed martial arts, and it’s taking care of its athletes. And this hasn’t been the first time Jon Jones has been in trouble with the law. I mean let’s not forget, the man crashed the 400,000 dollar Bentley that the UFC bought him. You know I ain’t got a 400,000 dollar Bentley, but they bought him one and he crashed it. So I think they did the right thing by stripping him of his title, suspending him, and letting him take care of things that are important, which is him getting himself sober – 110 percent sober – and him focusing on life again and taking care of his family and leaving the drugs alone. So I think they did the right thing. I think with him trying to defend his title in more than a week, it just wouldn’t have helped him in that cause of trying to get healthy.”

By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630

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