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  • 9 days ago
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Returning former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva recently addressed his friend Jon Jones, who recently tested positive for cocaine. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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As the MMA world wonders what ramifications will come from Jon Jones positive test for Cocaine we are finally starting to get some answers. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Jon Jones will break his silence about his positive drug test this Monday on FOX Sports Live at 11 p.m. ET. Check out a clip of his interview above. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Fresh off his $25,000 fine for violating the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) code of conduct policy (details), light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will make his first public appearance -- drug rehab notwithstanding -- after testing positive for cocaine ahead of his most recent 205-pound title defense. The network revealed the plans on Saturday. Charissa Thompson & UFC Champion Jon Jones sit down in an EXCLUSIVE FOX Sports Live Interview this MONDAY 11p ET. pic.twitter.com/0OOMSUSjgY — FOX read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Jones banked $500,000 for his appearance at UFC 182, as well as an extra $50,000 in bonus money. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) handed down a $25,000 fine to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who violated the promotion's code of conduct policy (read it here) when he tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. From UFC.com: The UFC announced today that it has fined light heavyweight champion Jon Jones $25,000 for violating the organ read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Former UFC light heavyweight champion, UFC Hall of Fame member and mixed martial arts icon Chuck Liddell weighed in on Jon Jones testing positive to cocaine metabolites. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson discusses Jon Jones’ failed drug test and what it means for the sport overall. As one half of the ‘Fight of the Year' in 2013, Alexander Gustafsson is disappointed with how far Jones has fallen since their title fight over a year ago. While the champion remains dominant inside the octagon, his positive drug test for cocaine metabolites forces Gustafsson to contemplate about how this could negatively impacts the sport as a whole. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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If the recent flap over Jon Jones' positive drug test has taught us anything at all, it's that the system is only as good as the people running it. And right now, those people aren't doing much to inspire confidence. From the Nevada State Athletic Commission's admission that it shouldn't even have tested Jones for cocaine on Dec. 4, to the curious idea that nobody told him he'd failed until after he fought at UFC 182, to initial uncertainty over whether Carbon Isotope Ratio tests were conducted read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine a month before defending his title against Daniel Cormier on Jan. 3. A few days after the fight, the test results were revealed and Jones announced he was heading for treatment. However, he left the rehab program after a single night. Travis Eldridge of WBNG in Binghamton, New York, spoke with his mother, Camille Jones, who said she was happy the UFC star was caught before it became a major issue. "When he tested positive, my f read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Jon Jones didn't undergo extensive rehabilitation after testing positive for cocaine in December, according to his mother, Camille Jones. The reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. After Jones defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, it was revealed that Jones had tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite for cocaine, in a random drug test before the fight. Due to the positive test being out of competition, the Nevada State Athl read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Imagine if injury rehab was as efficient as drug rehab? It would be an entirely different sport. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones checked himself into a drug rehabilitation facility last week, following news that he tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 title defense in Las Vegas. But it was less of a stay and more of a publicity stunt layover. In fact, "Bones" was in and out within 24 hours, according to his mother Camille, who als read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Jon Jones entered a drug treatment facility on Jan. 6 after testing positive for a cocaine metabolite in an out-of-competition drug test on Dec. 4, but he’s already out of the rehab facility. When the drug test result was announced, UFC president Dana White said he was "proud of Jon Jones for making the decision to enter a drug treatment facility", confident that the UFC light heavyweight champion would "emerge from this program like the champion he truly is." According to WBNG Action Sports, th read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday did not take any action against UFC champ Jon Jones, but began the process of reevaluating its drug testing process. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Former two-division champion Randy Couture discusses Jon Jones’ positive drug test for cocaine. read news >>

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