Jon Jones Required To Undergo VADA Testing As Part Of UFC 232 Agreement • MMA News

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Jon Jones initially ditched optionally obtainable VADA testing, nonetheless now it’s a requirement.

Fairly a bit has been transformed the UFC 232 relocation. The event was scheduled to occur contained within the T-Mobile Enviornment in Las Vegas, Nevada. As an alternate, now The Dialogue board in Inglewood, California will play host to UFC 232 this Saturday night time time (Dec. 29). That’s as a result of Jones couldn’t get cleared to fight in Las Vegas after a touch amount of turinabol was current in his system.

Jon Jones Required To Enroll In VADA Program

ESPN’s Brett Okamoto took to Twitter to disclose that as part of the California State Athletic Charge’s settlement to approve Jones’ license, the UFC 232 headliner has been required to enroll inside the VADA program:

Breaking: Jon Jones has enrolled inside the VADA drug testing program as of proper this second, together with the mandatory UFC USADA program. California required it, as part of its approval of UFC 232 switch. Jones is the first MMA fighter to be enrolled in every VADA and USADA on the same time.

— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) December 24, 2018

The U.S. Anti-Doping Firm (USADA) determined that Jones’ test end result was due to a pulsing influence and by no means due to a present dosage. The Nevada State Athletic Charge didn’t have enough time to analysis, so that they didn’t allow the fight to occur in Las Vegas. CSAC authorities director Andy Foster suggested Ariel Helwani that the Sports activities actions Remedy Evaluation and Testing Laboratory found no proof of a model new injection.

All through Jones’ present listening to with the CSAC, the earlier UFC mild heavyweight champion was granted his license inside the state of California. A CSAC official immediate that Jones enroll inside the VADA program, which could’ve been optionally obtainable. “Bones” declined the recommendation. Now, Jones must be examined by USADA and VADA.

What are your concepts on Jon Jones now having to bear VADA testing?

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