Pacman Jones — Pleads NOT GUILTY to Woman Punching

Breaking News 0611-pacman-jones-gettyCincinnati Bengals star Pacman Jones just pleaded NOT GUILTY to assault … after allegedly socking a woman in the face outside of a Cincinnati nightclub last week.

Jones insists he was “protecting himself” during the June 5 incident … after a woman appeared to pour a drink on the 29-year-old cornerback outside of a Cincinnati nightclub.

Just yesterday, surveillance video of the incident surfaced … appearing to show the woman lunging toward Jones with a drink in her hand. The person believed to be Jones reacts by clocking her in the face … hard.

The woman pressed assault charges … police characterized her injuries as minor … and just yesterday, Pac turned himself in to police. 

Now, with Jones entering a not guilty plea … it”s clear he”s digging in for a legal war.