Video shows Jon Jones butting his head into a police car, telling officers: “Hurry me and kill me”

A new video shows former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones wearing a police car and shouting obscenities at officers on the Las Vegas Strip after he was arrested in the early hours of September 24, 2021.

Jones also allegedly directed racial insults against officers, according to a report from the Las Vegas Review Journal, which obtained body-worn camera footage after the former UFC champion reached an agreement with prosecutors; He was initially arrested and charged with a misdemeanor of domestic violence and injuring or tampering with a vehicle.

At several points in the footage, Jones’ voice was omitted. The request for public records for the unedited video is pending with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

The car’s charge stemmed from a “medium-sized dent as well as some paint cracked on the car” that Jones headbutted after an emotional outburst, prompting several officers to step in to calm the fighter. At least six officers were seen in the video.

Jones’s explosion erupted after his hands were tied in front of a police cruiser and his anger grew when officers tried to interrogate him. He has repeatedly said that he just came out of the UFC Hall of Fame and accused officers of targeting him because of his race.

“humiliates me [on] My night at the Hall of Fame,” Jones is heard saying in the video. “You nerd. I hate you. I hate you! I hate you! You are obsessed with guilt. I hate you so much.

“Say your name publicly….You turned me on on a Hall of Fame night, just because I’m old and black. And what have you done?…. I come from my Hall of Fame, black, and I’ve done nothing to you.”

At one point, a stunned Jones said to the officer, “Brother, hang me. It hurts me and kills me. What did I do?” Then he yells, “A black man can’t drink? To be elected to the Hall of Fame, that’s what I have?”

Jones starts jumping up and down and tells him to relax before shouting, “I hate you!” He hit the car in the head.

When Jones was taken to a police cruiser, he began to comply with the officers’ orders.

“John, you need to relax, do you understand?” One of the officers said.

The former champion replied, “Yes, sir.”

“You did it, sir,” cried the same officer, “because you’re doing it on videotape.” “Chill out!”

“It’s going to be on YouTube tomorrow,” Jones later said, referring to someone filming the interaction. “look at him.”

The arrest was made shortly after police called for domestic disturbance at the Caesars Palace after Jones was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame for his 2013 fight against Alexander Gustafsson. Hotel security noticed that Jones’s fiancée, Jesse Moses, was bleeding from her nose and mouth. She later testified to officers and admitted that Jones had been with her “a little physical” in front of their three children.

Jones was arrested and imprisoned after resisting arrest, according to a police report. He was released the same night after posting bail. The 34-year-old fighter later charged Nolo with a lesser misdemeanor charge of property destruction.

Jones’ arrest arrived the same night he told reporters he expects to return to the octagon in the second quarter of 2022 to make his heavyweight debut. He has not fought in the UFC since defending the Light Heavyweight title in February 2020. He later relinquished the belt amid a contract dispute with promotion.

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