Jon Jones tested certain for steroids during UFC 214 after defeating Daniel Cormier for a light-heavyweight title, according to UFC President Dana White.
The news was damaged by TMZ, who reported that Jones had tested certain for Turinabol, an anabolic steroid, following his feat over Cormier final month.
White told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that Jones, 30, was nonetheless to be nude of his title, nonetheless that would seem to be a formality.
The certain exam was reliable with a California State Athletic Commission by MMAFighting.com.
It reported that Jones has been provisionally dangling by a UFC.
The UFC released a matter on a website, observant it had been told by USADA.
“USADA, a eccentric director of a UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will hoop a formula government and suitable adjudication of this box involving Jones, as it relates to a UFC Anti-Doping Policy and destiny UFC participation,” a UFC matter said.
“Under a UFC Anti-Doping Policy, there is a full and satisfactory authorised routine that is afforded to all athletes before any sanctions are imposed. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) also retains office over this matter as a representation collection was achieved a day before Jones’ hitch during UFC 214 in Anaheim, CA, and USADA will work to safeguard that a CSAC has a required information to establish a correct visualisation of Jones’ intensity anti-doping violation.”
Turinabol carries a two-year cessation from USADA for first-time offenders and longer for repeat offenders.
Jones had usually usually returned from a drug anathema following a unsuccessful exam before UFC 200.
He served a one-year USADA anathema after contrast certain for criminialized substances clomiphene and letrozol.
Jones (23-1) was outspoken about purported drug use in a lead-up to his second feat over Cormier, with amicable media posts entrance behind to haunt him.
Daniel says a usually reason we degraded him a initial time is since we contingency have been on steroids, consternation what his forgive will be this time pic.twitter.com/HMCFQBoBR4
— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) July 21, 2017
Cormier has nonetheless to criticism on a news of Jones’ certain test.