It has been revealed that UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones failed drug test administered by United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) one day before his fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 on July 29, 2017, in Anaheim, California.
I will wait before the details are in before I comment, but I will say that I hope this is some… https://t.co/30ttLDrqgv
— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) August 23, 2017
— #UFC219 CyborgVHolm (@criscyborg) August 23, 2017
This is just the setup to Jones vs Lesnar. https://t.co/jEWMP0m6CW
— Angela Hill (@AngieOverkill) August 23, 2017
Jon Jones has now ruined the legacy of two of all-time great LHW fighters in @UFC/history. His own (obviously) and D.C.'s (*) #UFC
— Sean O'Connell (@realOCsports) August 23, 2017
Jon Jones tests positive for steroids and is stripped of his title!?! Goes back to Cormier? #Disappointed
— Dan Hardy (@danhardymma) August 23, 2017
Well Jon jones got caught again for steroids. He's been juices for years even when he fought me. What a cheater. I'm glad there's no rematch
— Matt Hamill (@hammer_hamill) August 23, 2017
Dana says they were looking at Jones vs. Miocic in Detroit before today's news.
— Luke Thomas (@lthomasnews) August 23, 2017
Jon Jones: So gifted physically and mentally. So flawed and inexplicably insecure. Such a sad story. But hard to feel sorry for him.
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) August 23, 2017
What a fucking douche https://t.co/1UCLXVSTAa
— Lauren Murphy (@LaurenMurphyMMA) August 23, 2017
— UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) August 23, 2017
Welp jones jones lol biggest wast of talent popped again! Get the fuck out dude. Stick a fork in em he's done.
— Erik Jon Koch (@NEWBREED04) August 23, 2017
— Jordan Johnson (@doublejmma) August 23, 2017
@dc_mma Looks like you get your belt back, congrats! Are you ready for No Time ⌚️?
— Volkan Oezdemir (@volkan_oezdemir) August 23, 2017
— Colby Covington (@ColbyCovMMA) August 23, 2017
Tainted supplement excuse in 321
— Al Iaquinta🗽 (@ALIAQUINTA) August 23, 2017
— Cung Le (@CungLe185) August 23, 2017
According to Jon Jones’s manager, Malki Kawa — “Bones” was “crushed” upon hearing the news and the team is looking into the possibility of a tainted supplements.
Jones now faces up to a four-year suspension.