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CSAC Fines Ex-Champ Jon Jones $205K, Revokes License for Failed Drug Test at UFC 214

While it still might not be clear how the anabolic steroid Turinabol ended up in Jon Jones’ system during an in-competition drug test in relation to UFC 214, there is at least some clarity regarding the punishment for his transgression.
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CSAC Fines Ex-Champ Jon Jones $205K, Revokes License for Failed Drug Test at UFC 214

While it still might not be clear how the anabolic steroid Turinabol ended up in Jon Jones’ system during an in-competition drug test in relation to UFC 214, there is at least some clarity regarding the punishment for his transgression.
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Uriah Hall vs. Vitor Belfort removed from UFC St. Louis after ‘Prime Time’ failed to weigh in

With just more than 24 hours to go, UFC Fight Night 124 has lost its co-main event, as middleweight Uriah Hall failed to step on the scales earlier today (Sat., Jan. 13, 2018) for official weigh ins (full results here).

UFC broadcaster Brendan Fitzgerald announced that Hall could not step on the scale at the end of the weigh-in window, but offered no reason for the disappearance. As a result of Hall’s inability to make weight, his anticipated showdown with former UFC champion Vitor Belfort has been scrapped from the card.

According to a recent report by MMAjunkie’s John Morgan, Hall was apparently one pound away from the 186-pound threshold before medical issues forced him to stop cutting weight.

This is an unfortunate turn of events not only for Hall, who was on the cusp of his most high-profile Octagon appearance to date, but also Belfort, who was planning on walking away from mixed martial arts (MMA) after this weekend in St. Louis.

Hall revealed earlier this week in an interview with MMAjunkie that his “body shut down” last month, so maybe that had something to do with his weight-cut struggles. For what it’s worth, “Prime Time” has never failed to successfully make weight in his UFC career.

As a result of the co-main event fallout, Michael Johnson’s featherweight debut opposite Darren Elkins will now be moved to the main card.

Stick with Mania for further updates on Hall’s condition.

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Anderson Silva: My Medical Team Working ‘Very Closely’ with USADA Regarding Failed Drug Test

Anderson Silva has delivered another social media message following his recent anti-doping violation, this time hinting that he might not be at fault for the failed drug test that lead to his removal from UFC Fight Night 122.
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Anderson Silva Vows ‘I Will Not Give Up’ Following Failed USADA Drug Test

In his first statement since being removed from the UFC Fight Night 122 headliner, Anderson Silva did not deny taking a banned substance.
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Anderson Silva Vows ‘I Will Not Give Up’ Following Failed USADA Drug Test

In his first statement since being removed from the UFC Fight Night 122 headliner, Anderson Silva did not deny taking a banned substance.
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Anderson Silva Vows ‘I Will Not Give Up’ Following Failed USADA Drug Test

In his first statement since being removed from the UFC Fight Night 122 headliner, Anderson Silva did not deny taking a banned substance.
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Brandon Moreno Not Punished for Failed Drug Test After Ingesting Contaminated Meat

Brandon Moreno will not be punished for a failed drug test from an in-competition urine sample collected on Aug. 6 after it was determined the UFC flyweight ingested contaminated meat.
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Jon Jones Removed from UFC Rankings Following Second Failed Drug Test

In a span of two days, Jon Jones has lost his UFC 214 victory over Daniel Cormier, his light heavyweight title and now, his spot atop the Las Vegas-based promotion’s rankings.
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Twitter reacts to Jon Jones’ failed UFC 214 drug test – ‘I hope this is some insane mistake’

The mixed martial arts (MMA) world was flipped upside-down last night (Tues., Aug, 22, 2017) when news broke that Jon Jones failed drug test administered by United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) one day before his fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 on July 29, 2017, in Anaheim, California.

Naturally, many of the sport’s top stars and personalities took to Twitter to express their feel goods following the unexpected news:

According to Malki Kawa — long-time manager to Jon Jones — “Bones” was “crushed” upon hearing the news and the team is looking into the possibility of a tainted supplement being the culprit.

Jones now faces up to a four-year suspension since it’s his second infraction in just over a year’s time. His knockout win over Cormier at UFC 214 was his first bout after serving a one-year suspension for his failed drug test, which ultimately scrapped his scheduled fight vs. “DC” at UFC 200.

Jones has long proclaimed he has stayed far way from performance enhancing drugs (PEDs), while Cormier has always accused his bitter rival of taking steroids throughout his career. And after this latest infraction, it’s kind of hard to side with “Bones.”

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