UFC 135 Results: Jon Jones Limping Backstage After Dominating Rampage Jackson

Let's not get ahead of ourselves, this might absolutely be nothing. But, Karyn Bryant tweeted something that is a touch scary directly after UFC 135. Did Jon Jones suffer an injury in his dominant win over Quinton Jackson? The tweet:

Champ Jones is limping considerably as he makes his way back to the locker room #UFC135 #MMA
Sep 25 via Twitter for iPadFavoriteRetweetReply

Again, we shouldn't take a reporter's report of a limp after a fight as anything more than just that, a report of how it appeared Jones was walking.

But given the difficulties involved with getting Rashad Evans his title shot, it does make me wonder a little bit if maybe Jones suffered an injury that puts him on the shelf for a bit and again postpones an Evans vs. Jones fight for the UFC light heavyweight championship.

Jones put on a brilliant display in leaving Rampage completely unable to establish any offense tonight, it would be a shame if we didn't see a normal turnaround time before the Rashad fight.

Here's hoping this turns out to be nothing.

Update by Brent Brookhouse: No sooner than I post this, the situation gets addressed. Kevin Iole tweeted that Jones was helped in to the post-fight presser by his cornermen but then tweeted:

Jones said his legs are fine. No issues. Shins are sore. #ufc#mma
Sep 25 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

So, here's hoping that's the end of it. We'll see.

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