An Oklahoma Sooners soccer participant almost misplaced his eye after choosing a combat in a bar with a person who’d spent years coaching as an MMA fighter.
A video that started circulating throughout social media Friday evening reveals Spencer Jones seemingly beginning a confrontation with one other man within the toilet of Logies on the Nook, a bar close to the Sooners’ soccer stadium.
Most what’s being stated earlier than the combat is indecipherable. OU Day by day studies the combat passed off both late on February 13 or early on February 14.
In some unspecified time in the future, somebody does say ‘Have a look at me, b***h!’
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Spencer Jones (left) was on the receiving finish of a beat down at an Oklahoma bar
After difficult Braden Brown (above), Brown attacked Jones and took him to the bottom
Jones then seems to shove the person he’s confronting, who takes a breath earlier than abruptly wailing on the soccer participant.
He shortly takes him to the bottom and continues attacking Jones.
The individual recording the video seemingly gives commentary all through, calling the combat ‘humorous’ as the person with the cowboy boots locks Jones in a guillotine.
‘Faucet out, motherf***er,’ he says at one level. In the meantime, a simultaneous combat breaks out subsequent to the 2 males.
Brown’s punch was seemingly the second that did critical injury to Jones’ left eye
Brown used his MMA background to get Jones right into a guillotine place on the lavatory flooring
Brown claims that he (and his brother) confirmed restraint, whereas right here he does the restraining
‘Y’all motherf***ers ain’t taking part in round,’ the narrator says after the opposite combat leads to somebody being physique slammed towards the wall.
Braden Brown recognized himself and his brother on Twitter because the fighters after the video started circulating.
‘Simply to eliminate the misconceptions, I am the man within the beanie and that’s my brother. We ARE NOT wrestlers at any college, we now have been wrestling since we had been in diapers and MMA/Cage Combating since we had been 12. They gave us no choices sadly. We confirmed restraint,’ Brown stated.
After the combat, Jones – whose lawyer stated Jones was a ‘making an attempt to be a peacekeeper’ – went to his soccer program’s athletic trainers for support.
As soon as swelling round Jones’ left eye diminished, a four-hour outpatient surgical procedure was carried out on February 16, which concerned rebuilding his orbital socket.
‘Dr. Brooks got here out of that surgical procedure saying he is terribly fortunate at this level, that he is fortunate he did not lose the attention altogether,’ stated Woody Glass, Jones’ lawyer.
Jones clearly did not know what he was moving into when he picked this combat
Brown’s brother, in the meantime, additionally bought concerned within the combat and attacked Jones’ companion
‘And so he was capable of do some issues surgically to rebuild that orbital socket and thinks all the things is ultimately going to come back again to regular, however it’ll take some time for him to completely get well.’
A police investigation into the matter is ongoing.
‘He was making an attempt to de-escalate that state of affairs,’ Glass instructed OU Day by day. ‘However sadly, it wasn’t de-escalated regardless of his finest efforts, and he grew to become the sufferer of this vicious assault you have seen.’
Jones, an award-winning holder for Oklahoma’s soccer program, wanted surgical procedure to restore his left eye. The combat stays beneath investigation and Jones has retained authorized counsel
Jones, a large receiver and holder from Nashville, transferred to the Oklahoma program after beforehand being on the Liberty College program.
He was an Educational All-Huge 12 First Crew honoree final season. He additionally gained the Mortell Holder of the Yr Award after serving because the holder for all place kicks over the course of the season.
Sports activities Illustrated studies Jones is about to benefit from the eligibility waiver given to all NCAA fall athletes and return for an additional season.