- 3 years ago
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Jon Jones entered UFC 135's post-fight press conference with as many ice packs as bruises.
Despite a fourth-submission victory over Quinton "Rampage" Jackson in his first title defense, Jones was issued a six-month medical suspension, and he needed a doctor's examination to rule out any serious injuries.
But UFC president Dana White said Jones essentially got a clean bill of health. Still, he's in no hurry to bring Jones back.
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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones admitted he’s used cocaine in the past, primarily in college, but suggested it was a one-time mistake that led to a recent failed drug test.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Jon Jones has broken his silence in a preview of an upcoming interview, where he says, "I am not a cocaine addict by any means." read news >>
While he Nevada Athletic Commission appears to be unable to sanction Jon Jones for testing positive for cocaine, the UFC has fined its champion. read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently voluntarily checked into a drug treatment facility last week, but his stay reportedly lasted one night. read news >>
On Tuesday, just days removed from his dominant title defense against former Olympian Daniel Cormier, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones surprised many in the MMA community by checking himself into a drug rehabilitation clinic. The move came after a December 4, 2014 drug screening by the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed benzoylecgonine, the primary metabolite of cocaine. While the UFC issued a short statement, little is known about how the promotion intends to proceed or what will read news >>
Reebok was probably hoping its new sponsorship deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones, inked less than a month ago, would bring a significant amount of attention to the sports and apparel giant. Though I'd reckon this probably isn't what they had in mind. That said, the sneaker guys recognize that star athletes failing drug tests is not exactly unfamiliar ground in the world of professional sports, and will be sticking by "Bones" after the pound-fo read news >>
Reebok is standing by UFC light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones as he heads to rehab after being flagged for cocaine in a recent drug test, which was administered before his eventual win in this past weekend’s UFC 182 headliner. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
- 18 days ago
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UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier’s first reaction to champ Jon Jones’ failed drug test was confusion. But, he told MMAjunkie, that feeling eventually shifted. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Following news of his failed drug test, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones issued an apology to a long list of supporters.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The UFC Light Heavyweight champ is headed for rehab following a pre-fight positive test for cocaine before his UFC 182 bout with Daniel Cormier. He's still champion, he still won the fight, but Jon Jones appears to be losing his battle with drugs. Yahoo Sports reports that a random drug test conducted on December 4th came back positive for benzoylecgonine, one of the principal chemicals in cocaine. As strange as it may seem, cocaine isn't a banned out of competition substance by the NSAC, so not read news >>
- 18 days ago
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From sympathy to outrage to glee, UFC and other MMA fighters had a variety reactions to today’s news that UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones failed a drug test.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, and has entered drug rehab. read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones continued his dominant reign atop the promotion's 205-pound division, handing Daniel Cormier the first loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career last weekend (Sat., Jan. 3, 2015) at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch it). And his efforts have not gone unnoticed. "Bones," who is "a little off the beaten path of major American pro sports stars," according to Forbes, made the magazine's "30 Under 30" list for being one of read news >>