Jones fine after car crash

ESPN staff
January 20, 2011

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Jon Jones has insisted he will be fit and well to fight Ryan Bader at UFC 126 after walking away from a car crash.

Jones and Bader will face off in Las Vegas on February 5 in what many feel is an eliminator for a potential clash with light heavyweight champ Mauricio Shogun Rua, but there was a pre-fight scare for Jones. He emerged from the crash with a clean bill of health and has insisted the fight with Bader is on.

"I just got into a car accident, police said it wasn't my fault," Jones wrote on his Twitter page. "I walked away without a scratch.

"Everyone's okay, me and some team-mates were on our way to the dog park in between practices, good thing we were all wearing our seatbelts. I refuse to allow this situation to steal my joy, the fight will go on."

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