Jon Jones’ UFC 232 post-fight press conference is clean with no traces of banned substance responsible for venue move.
Jon Jones’ name has become synonymous with drug testing, and not in a positive light. Jones recently came back from a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) suspension when he tested positive for Turinabol following UFC 214. Now it seems like the substance has left Jones’ body. His UFC 232 post-fight drug test has come back clean according to Brett Okamoto of ESPN.
Previous to his return combat, Jones’ pre-fight take a look at confirmed a hint quantity of that very same banned substance and the UFC was pressured to alter the occasion from Nevada to California attributable to necessities from the athletic commissions. Jones was profitable in regaining his misplaced gentle heavyweight title when he defeated Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232. Now together with his post-fight take a look at behind him, Jones is setting himself completely to regain his Nevada State preventing license.
Jones already has his first title protection slated for later this yr. Tentatively Jones shall be dealing with Anthony Smith at UFC 235 which takes place in Las Vegas on March 2. That combat relies on Jones being relicensed by Nevada. Jones will seem in entrance of the Nevada State Athletic Commision on January 29 as a way to be re-licensed.
Jones threw his personal two cents on this matter on his private Instagram web page.
“Completed my so-called kryptonite earlier than the championship rounds. Completely no jet gasoline discovered Alexander Gustafsson simply wished to be sure you noticed this. Appeared like that was the one factor you possibly can concentrate on in our final combat. to listen to the reasons of my subsequent few victims. Solely 51 extra days to go, will you be a witness? #UFC235 #AndStill.” Jones wrote.
Based on the preliminary report by ESPN, Jones handed a mess of exams by each the USADA and the California State Athletic Fee.