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Jon Jones continues to test positive for Turinabol M3 metabolites, and the powers that be continue to accept this as a result of ‘pulsing’, even though there is very little science behind that confidence. He himself says he’s ‘comfortable in this space’, and said he’s been learning of athletes in baseball and another UFC athlete who are in the same scenario he is in. As baseball has had an infamous steroid problem since as long as I can recall, that doesn’t seem particularly comforting.
I know that I’m almost a leader in this whole development, and I’m comfortable in this space. I just wish, I wish fans would not just look at the headlines, and actually click on the links and learn what was really going on.
While I do share Jon’s desire for fans to actually click on the links and educate themselves- and I’m not quite sure how he could be handling it any differently, frankly- I certainly don’t share his confidence in his own inviolable innocence. He is a leader in this space, though, as no other athletes have been able to get away with multiple positive tests and continue their fight careers almost completely unchecked. He is in a kind of no-man’s land, where we have been told to expect more positive results, so whether or not they occur, Jones is bound to take heat. Nothing he can do or say will clear his name in the eyes of many fans, so in that sense, perhaps he is right to just be comfortable.
Jon Jones faces Anthony Smith at UFC 235 this Saturday on Pay-Per-View, the headliner to a stacked event. Smith, like Jones, has opted to be unbothered by the results, saying he believes Jones is a clean athlete.
That is unusual.
Israel Adesanya as Deadpool works for some reason.
Colby Covington making a scene at Kamaru Usman’s open workout
I don’t know that I’ve ever seen Luke Rockhold throw a body punch in a fight
Johnny Walker looking smart
Conor McGregor seems to be into religious references these days. PUSH- Pray Until Something Happens
Dillon Danis probably shouldn’t keep trying to troll Ben Askren, but he will anyway
Slips, Rips, KO Clips
Well, that didn’t work out well for him.
Gorgeous inside boxing
This never gets old, and also congratulations to Vitor on his ONE signing
Vitor Belfort had a lot of stuff to say today
This is so pure
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