Jon Jones has opened up on his heartache after being kicked out of his long-time gym following his latest arrest.
The former UFC light heavyweight champion, 34, has spent the duration of his MMA career finetuning his craft at Jackson-Wink MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, under the guidance of Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn.
However, Winkeljohn revealed on Wednesday that following Jones' latest arrest for alleged domestic violence and tampering with a vehicle, he was left with no choice but to ban him from the gym until he gets his act together.
Jon Jones says 'it really hurts' after being kicked out of his long-time gym this week
And Jones has confirmed that he had a 'heartbreaking' conversation with his coach, and that it 'really hurts' to have been turned away from his trusted gym.
'Had a heartbreaking conversation over the phone with one of my longtime coaches last night, really hurts to lose the support of someone I respect so much,' he said.
'Sincere thank you to the rest of the coaches for staying in