Jon Jones' fight license revoked after second steroid suspension

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Jon Jones at UFC 214 (Getty Photographs)

Jon Jones is not going to be preventing within the UFC anytime within the close to future.

In line with MMA Preventing, the California State Athletic Fee (CSAC) has revoked Jones’ license to fight and he will be unable to reapply till after the U.S. Anti-Doping Company (USADA) guidelines on a punishment for UFC’s former mild heavyweight champion.

Jones can reapply for a license in August 2018, however USADA shouldn’t be anticipated to rule earlier than then, so he might not be capable of get a license once more till 2019. 

This nonetheless doesn’t imply he’ll get a license because the CSAC can deny him in the event that they select to. 

Jones is at present coping with these points as a result of he examined constructive throughout a urine check for the steroid Turinabol previous to his fight towards Daniel Cormier in July. The check was taken earlier than the fight, however didn’t come again till after he knocked out Cormier within the third spherical.

This marks the second constructive check for steroids in Jones’ MMA profession. He additionally examined constructive previous to a canceled fight with Cormier at UFC 200. He has now been suspended three separate occasions by the UFC for drug-associated incidents. He additionally examined constructive for traces of cocaine in 2015 previous to UFC 182.