<div class="Article" style="float: left;"> <table> <tr style="vertical-align: bottom;"> <td> <h3><a href="/go=news.detail&gid=454408" target="_blank"> Twitter reacts to Jones' plea </a></h3> </td> </tr> </table> <a href="/go=news.detail&gid=454408" ><img class="photo" src="http://img.mixedmartialarts.com/method=get&rs=70&q=75&x=347&y=94&w=310&h=165&ro=0&s=jon-jones-matt-brown.jpg" /></a> <div style="clear: both; line-height: 1px;height: 1px;"> </div> </div> <p>Earlier today former UFC lightheavyweight champion<a href="http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/454400/Jon-Jones-pleads-guilty-avoids-jail-time-or-fines/" target="_blank"> Jon Jones plead guilty</a> to charge of leaving the scene of an accident, avoiding jail time. Jones and the UFC made official statements on the matter and Twitter responded mostly positive with the decision:</p>
Chad Dundas @chaddundas
UFC quick with the Jon Jones statement. Still assumedly making sure all the commas are in the right place on that Vitor Belfort statement.
MMA History Today @MMAHistoryToday
The UFC has set a date for an event at Madison Square Garden
Jon Jones faces no jail time
Gus/DC fight on Saturday
The stars are aligning
Chamatkar Sandhu @SandhuMMA
Jon Jones is a very lucky man. Hopefully he turns a new leaf and really makes a change in his life. This could have been a lot worse.
Ben FowlkesVerified account @benfowlkesMMA
No jail time or felony conviction for Jon Jones after that hit-and-(literally)run. If you commit a crime in America, it helps to have money.
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