Jon Jones Injury: Updates on UFC Star's Status

Tom SunderlandFeatured ColumnistSeptember 22, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 08:  (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pauses during a UFC media event at Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness Academy on April 8, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  (Photo by Steve Snowden/Getty Images)
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Despite overcoming Alexander Gustafsson and successfully defending his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 165, Jon Jones faced a grim aftermath on Saturday night.

According to ESPN’s Todd Grisham, Jones was wheeled out to an ambulance after winning by decision in the five-round thriller:

Just saw Jon Jones being wheeled out on a stretcher to an ambulance. He is in bad shape. Eyes were closed, heavy breathing

— Todd Grisham (@GrishamESPN) September 22, 2013

 Jones has since been given a 60-day medical suspension.