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News of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' brief stint in rehab raised more than a few eyebrows. Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in a Dec. 4 random drug test, 30 days before his title clash with Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Making an appearance on The Jim Rome Show Wednesday, UFC president Dana White went to bat for the champion's efforts to move on. "Everybody was talking about, 'Oh, he really didn't go to rehab.' He went for a 24-hour evaluation into reh read news >>

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Alexis Dufresne entered the Ultimate Fighting Championship undefeated, but after two straight losses, the bantamweight has been released by the Las Vegas-based promotion. read news >>

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Anderson Silva decided to open up about Jon Jones’ failed drug test. The UFC light heavyweight kingpin was busted for cocaine metabolic in an out-of-competition drug test in December, a month before his title defense against Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, and Silva said the young champion will learn from his mistake. "No way," Silva told Terra when asked if this incident will tarnish Jones’ career. "I think that’s already in the past, it’s part of the past. He will be fighting again pretty soon. The read news >>

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Jon Jones was once advertised by Nike as “Not Quite Human,” but recent events have proven that the 27-year-old UFC champ is every bit as flawed and culpable as any other human being. It seems like yesterday that Jones was hoisting up the light heavyweight title, grinning ear to ear after having defeated his greatest adversary. The win over Daniel Cormier, a former Olympian, was paramount in establishing Jones as the greatest pound-for-pound fighter of all time. It appeared like Jones would get t read news >>

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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 >>

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Ray Sefo does not agree with the UFC's actions in the Jon Jones mess. The World Series of Fighting president said Thursday during a press conference that if one of his athletes tested positive for drugs before a fight, that competitor would have been pulled from the bout. Jones popped for cocaine metabolites in a Dec. 4 test, less than a month before beating Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 on Jan. 3. "If one of my fighters had tested positive, and I was aware of it, you bet your bottom dollar he would read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday issued a temporary suspension to UFC fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith following Evans-Smith's failed drug test at UFC 181. Evans-Smith tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, according to commission representatives. A prescription diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide is known to be used to treat high blood pressure and fluid prevention, among other uses. Evans-Smith tested positive for the diuretic in a post-fight drug test at UFC 181 follow read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The former UFC fighter failed a post-fight drug test after his UFC 150 bout, but the commission never said what he failed for. At today's NSAC meeting, Shields admitted what it was. Remember back in 2012 when Jake Shields failed a post-fight drug test after beating Ed Herman at UFC 150? The former Strikeforce middleweight champion was returning to the 185 lb. division for the Herman bout after initially entering the UFC as a welterweight . The bout took place in Colorado, and the state's commiss read news >>

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Jake Shields today admitted to taking a banned diuretic supplied by a friend prior to UFC 150. Filed under: News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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On the latest edition of The MMA Beat, the panel discusses the fallout of UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones' positive drug test for cocaine metabolites, as well as Cerrone's quick turnaround against Ben Henderson. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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LAS VEGAS — In the wake of Jon Jones' failed test for cocaine metabolites, social media lit up with discussion over Jones' curious testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratios. Victor Conte, the man who was famously involved with the BALCO doping scandal, took to social media to note that Jones' T/E ratio was out of line with the norm. Mixed martial arts journalists like Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse began pushing for the Nevada commission to perform Carbon Isotope Ratio testing on Jones' samples fr read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Dana White defended their decision to allow Jon Jones to compete against Daniel Cormier at .UFC 182 despite already knowing of the failed drug test. In an appearance with Fox Sports, Dana White spoke about Jon Jones' cocaine test. According to the UFC president, despite knowing of the failed drug test, the fight had to continue simply because Jones had the 'right' to fight. Check out quotes from his appearance below: "You worry about the person first. You forget about the fighting and the work s read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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The revelation that UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones failed a December drug test due to cocaine metabolites and has recently checked into a drug rehabilitation center has shaken MMA to the core. The question of how much the UFC and Nevada State Athletic Commission knew, and what they could (or should) have done is swirling across the MMA universe, and UFC President Dana White appeared on Fox Sports 1's America's Pregame to discuss the news and the UFC's handling of the developments. The first top read news >>

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It's not just the failed drug test for cocaine that is an issue for Jon Jones, Nevada is now looking into the possibility that he perjured himself at a hearing over his press conference brawl with Daniel Cormier. In the final lead up to Jon Jones' UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier, a statement made by Jones caught the eye (ear?) of many MMA media members. Jones stated that he did not lose his deal with Nike as a result of his wild press conference brawl with Cormier but instead Nike w read news >>

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