UFC winner Jon Jones has unsuccessful his 2nd blood sample tests, this coming in a lot less than a month just after he unsuccessful an initial screening that tested good for a steroid. Despite the fact that Jones and his crew sustain innocence, this isn’t the initially time the proficient MMA fighter has been hit with dirty check results.
The “B” sample of UFC light-weight heavyweight winner Jon Jones’ unsuccessful drug check from July 28 in Anaheim, California, has confirmed the existence of a banned substance, a United States Anti-Doping Agency spokesperson claimed Tuesday.
“Mr. Jones ‘B’ sample has confirmed the ‘A’ sample conclusions,” the spokesperson claimed. “Importantly — as previously said — because of process ought to take place prior to drawing any conclusions about this issue.”
Past month, USADA educated Jones that he had tested good for Turinabol, an anabolic steroid, on July 28. One particular working day later, Jones (23-1) reclaimed his UFC title by knocking out Daniel Cormier at UFC 214.
What this signifies for the UFC light-weight heavyweight championship title remains to be observed, but ought to the bout be declared void, Jones will have to most likely vacate the title despite the fact that the champ has correct to a hearing.
Cormier, to his credit history, fought gamely prior to gassing out in the battle. The pair had a bitter rivalry going, with Cormier calling out Jones’ poor conduct and mishaps exterior the octagon in the months major up to their summer months clash.