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Jon Jones Weighs In On George Floyd Protests, Riots

Jon Jones Weighs In On George Floyd Protests, Riots

Jon Jones Weighs In On George Floyd Protests, Riots

Jon Jones weighed in on the George Floyd protests and riots this week.

Jones did so while confronting two spray painting vandals. He later published the confrontation to his social media account.

“Is this sh– even about George Floyd anymore?!? Why the f— are you punk a– teenagers destroying our cities!?? As a young black man trust me I’m frustrated as well but this is not the way, we are starting to make a bad situation worse. If you really got love for your city (505), protect your s—. All you old heads need to speak up, call your young family members and tell them to come home tonight,” he wrote on Instagram.

“I wouldn’t wish the way George Floyd was murdered on my worst enemy. That officer applied just enough pressure to keep him alive for almost six minutes in that chokehold,” Jones continued.

“In all my years of fighting I can honestly say I’ve never experienced anything close to that level of torture. There needs to be a nationwide policy change. When a man is in handcuffs and is screaming that he cannot breathe. Get the f— off his chest and or neck. If you cant hold a man who is in handcuffs down by his feet you’re a p—y and probably shouldn’t be wearing that badge.”

It will be interesting to see what Jones has to say on the protests in the coming days.

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