UFC Strips Jon Jones Of Title, Reinstates Daniel Cormier As Light Heavyweight Champion

The UFC reinstated Daniel Cormier as its light heavyweight champion Wednesday night, in the wake of Jon Jones' failed drug test prior to UFC 214 in July. The announcement was made shortly after the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) officially changed the result of Jones' third-round TKO victory over Cormier on July 29 to a no-contest. In an … Continue reading UFC Strips Jon Jones Of Title, Reinstates Daniel Cormier As Light Heavyweight Champion

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Daniel Cormier On Jon Jones Failing Drug Test

Daniel Cormier issued the following statement to MMAFighting.com following the news of Jon Jones failing a post UFC 214 USADA drug test: "It's hard to find words to describe how I'm feeling right now," Cormier said. "I'm disappointed to hear the news. It's very emotional."We as athletes are entitled to due process, and I will refrain from saying much … Continue reading Daniel Cormier On Jon Jones Failing Drug Test

Jon Jones Failed Post UFC 214 Drug Test

Dana White indicated in Las Vegas on Tuesday after the news broke that Jon Jones failed an in-competition drug test in conjunction with his fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 last month that there were big plans for the UFC light heavyweight championship. According to White (via MMAJunkie), they were talking about a heavyweight clash between Jones and UFC heavyweight champion … Continue reading Jon Jones Failed Post UFC 214 Drug Test

Jon Jones On Possibly Appearing At WWE SummerSlam

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tweeted that appearing ringside at WWE's upcoming SummerSlam pay-per-view has crossed his mind. The comments came after a follower on Twitter asked the newly-crowned UFC titleholder if he planned on showing up ringside at the event in Brooklyn, New York. "It's crossed my mind," Jones tweeted. https://twitter.com/JonnyBones/status/895156364267409408 Jones defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 last month in … Continue reading Jon Jones On Possibly Appearing At WWE SummerSlam

Brock Lesnar Responds To Jon Jones After Being Called Out At UFC 214

Jon Jones called out Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at UFC 214 on Saturday night … and The Beast was quick to respond. Jones regained the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship by defeating Daniel Cormier and during his post-match speech he looked into the camera and said, “Brock Lesnar, if you want to know what it feels like to get your ass kicked by a … Continue reading Brock Lesnar Responds To Jon Jones After Being Called Out At UFC 214

Jon Jones Given A One-Year Suspension By USADA

Jon Jones was given a one-year suspension for his use of a banned substance during a July failed drug test, the USADA announced on Monday. Jones, who still holds the interim UFC light heavyweight title, will be allowed to compete again next July, as the suspension is retroactive to the date of the failed test. … Continue reading Jon Jones Given A One-Year Suspension By USADA

Jon Jones Comments On His Removal From UFC 200 For Possible Failed Drug Test

Source: WrestlingINC Jones made his first public appearance Thursday, addressing his removal from UFC 200 due to a possible failed drug test. The USADA informed the interim light heavyweight champion that his June 16 test came back for a violation of the policy. Despite his past, this failed drug test was not due to recreational … Continue reading Jon Jones Comments On His Removal From UFC 200 For Possible Failed Drug Test