The UFC has reinstated former champion Jon "Bones" Jones effective immediately. It's been almost six months since Jones was suspended for his various legal problems.

Here's the official statement from the UFC:

“We've made it clear to Jon that this new opportunity to compete in UFC is a privilege and not a right, and that there are significant expectations we have regarding his conduct moving forward," said UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. “We’re happy to read and see reports that he has embraced the terms of his plea agreement and is using this experience to grow and develop as a person.”

The statement also noted that they are talking about a return date for the former champion.

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