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Jon Jones remains in custody, has hearing scheduled for Thursday morning

Jon Jones has a hearing set.

The UFC star will go before a judge at 8 a.m. Thursday morning in New Mexico Second Judicial District Court in his probation violation case, a court spokesperson said Wednesday.

Jones will remain in custody at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center until then. He turned himself in around 10 a.m. local time Tuesday. No bail has been set, as is protocol in a probation violation case. Jones will be in custody until he sees judge Michael Martinez on Thursday when terms of release are discussed.

Only one camera will be allowed in the courtroom for the hearing. Albuquerque news station KOB has been the designated party and will likely air the proceeding on, the spokesperson said. It will not be streamed live.

Jones, 28, was arrested Tuesday morning on a probation violation charge after receiving five traffic tickets from Albuquerque Police Department officer Jason Brown last Thursday night. Jones is being accused of drag racing and was also cited for four other offenses: exhibition driving, use of modification of exhaust system, failure to maintain traffic lane and improper display of registration plate.

Those are all misdemeanor offenses (the latter two are petty misdemeanors), but Jones was on probation in relation to an April 2015 felony hit-and-run charge. In September, Jones was granted a conditional discharge by judge Charles Brown in Second Judicial District Court in that case after pleading guilty. That carried an 18-month probation period and 72 appearances of community service with it. If Jones completed those, the felony charge would be wiped clean.

The officer's body camera footage from the traffic stop was released by the Albuquerque PD on Monday. It shows an emotional Jones deny wrongdoing to the officer in a heated conversation. Jones can be heard calling the cop "despicable," a "f*cking liar" and a "pig." The officer did not diffuse the situation, either.

"Jon and his team are taking this very seriously, and we will let the legal process play out," Jones' team said Tuesday in a statement. "We are confident he will be released once he has an opportunity to explain to the judge the facts in this case."

Jones was given three traffic tickets in January for driving without a license, registration or proof of insurance. Those citations were cleared when Jones proved he was a licensed driver and the tickets did not affect his probation.

In this current case, it is still unclear if the Bernalillo County District Attorney's office will pursue a probation revocation.

Jones' original charge of leaving the scene of an accident with death or great bodily harm carries a basic sentence of no more than 18 months in jail.

Jones is scheduled to try to win back the UFC light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 197 on April 23 in Las Vegas. Jones was stripped of the belt by the UFC in April 2015 after the hit-and-run arrest. It's unclear if the upcoming fight will remain intact given Jones' situation.

"UFC is aware that Jon Jones turned himself into the Albuquerque Police Department [Tuesday] morning for a potential probation violation stemming from a traffic stop last week," the UFC said in a statement Tuesday. "UFC has been in touch with Jones' legal team and will have no further comment until the organization has had appropriate time to gather necessary information."

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