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Jon Jones avoids Grand Jury, could strike plea deal for hit-and-run

Jon Jones' legal time could be angling for a plea deal for his alleged hit-and-run in April.

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Things are moving along with Jon Jones' felony hit-and-run case. Documents obtained by reveal that the former light-heavyweight champ will not face a Grand Jury, and instead, will stand before Bernalillo County Second Judicial District Court.

The 28-year-old allegedly skipped a red light in his hometown of Albuquerque in April, slamming his rental car into another vehicle being driven by a pregnant woman. The woman broke her arm, and 'Bones' faces felony charges for the incident.

Jon Jones reigned as the pound for pound #1 before being suspended indefinitely by the UFC and stripped of his light-heavyweight title. In his absence, Daniel Cormier picked up the vacant belt when he submitted Anthony Johnson in the third round at UFC 187.

Despite his suspension, Jon Jones was seen training alongside Donald Cerrone, Diego Sanchez and Kyle Noke at Jackson's MMA last month. The usually active social media member hasn't been seen on Twitter since April. Dana White has confirmed that Bones will be granted with an immediate title shot upon his return.

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