Dana White was a guest on ESPN's SportsNation live from Las Vegas yesterday and the topic of Jon Jones, the promotion's wayward former light heavyweight champion, was an inevitable discussion point. The UFC suspended Jones and stripped him of his title following a car wreck that saw Jones charged with felony for fleeing the scene.
"A lot of people know, Jon's had a lot of chances," White said. "This one was his last chance. He's got to handle his business outside of the Octagon, and then we'll see where he goes from there.
"Obviously he's one of our biggest stars," White said. "He was on his way to becoming one of the greatest ever, and he's got some legal problems he's got to deal with now. So we suspended him, stripped him of the title, and he's got some work to do outside of the sport. Then we'll decide when he comes back."
Jones previously pled guilty to DUI in New York following a one-car accident in his home town of Binghamton. Earlier this year, he was fined $25,000 by the promotion after failing an out of competition drug test for cocaine.
In the most recent incident, Jones is accused of driving a rented SUV that ran a red light and collided with a car driven by a pregnant woman whose arm was broken. Jones has been arrested and released on $25,000 bail but has yet to enter a plea.