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Jon Jones is just not going to be punished for a touch amount of Turinabol displaying up in his Voluntary Anti-Doping Firm (VADA) examine.

Once more in July 2017, Jones was popped for Turinabol following UFC 214. “Bones” ended up taking a lighter punishment than some had anticipated as a result of the U.S. Anti-Doping Firm (USADA) didn’t contemplate Jones had a motive to intentionally take effectivity enhancing treatment. Fast forward to a pre-fight UFC 232 drug examine and the Turinabol metabolite surfaced as soon as extra. This time, USADA determined that this was a pulsing affect and the California State Athletic Charge reached the equivalent conclusion.

Jon Jones Not Being Disciplined For VADA Test

As part of the settlement to maneuver UFC 232 from Las Vegas to California, Jones wanted to bear VADA testing. As soon as as soon as extra, a touch amount of turinabol popped up. In a press launch, CSAC Govt Director Andy Foster talked about the equivalent conclusion has been reached (by means of MMAFighting.com):

“I spoke with the scientists. They stand by their authentic assertion. Nothing has modified. We’ve already punished Jon Jones for the M3 metabolite, which is a long-term metabolite. There’s no grounds to cost anyone twice for a similar violation.”

Foster later instructed our Damon Martin the subsequent:

“The lab director stated it’s not a brand new administration. It’s the identical marker.”

Jones is the reigning UFC delicate heavyweight champion. He regained the gold by defeating Alexander Gustafsson within the major event of UFC 232. Jones vs. Anthony Smith is at current the plan as UFC 235’s essential event on March 2. In order to make it official, the Nevada State Athletic Charge should grant Jones his license.

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