More of Jon Jones’ drug check effects surrounding his UFC 214 combat with Daniel Cormier have come thru, and they’re damaging for any lines of banned components. The assessments, taken hours after Jones beat Cormier on July 29th, make his July 28 pre-fight failure for turinabol the entire extra complicated.
Jones and his workforce were adamant that the sunshine heavyweight champion by no means used efficiency bettering medication, and marvel USADA checking out performed on July sixth and seventh got here out blank. Out of the entire assessments executed surrounding the Jones-Cormier combat, simplest the usual pre-fight urine check got here out sure.
“The problem that we’re having with that is that he passes all of the random tests,” his agent Malki Kawa stated at the MMA Hour. “But then the one test that we know about, the one that we for sure know about, is the one that we fail? So, something here is not sitting right.”
The substance Jones examined sure for, turinabol, additionally raised numerous eyebrows. The drug is an old style steroid used all the way through Cold War technology Olympics, now not precisely the type of factor you’d be expecting the most productive fighter within the UFC to be taking. But the sector of efficiency bettering medication is mysterious and complicated. The turinabol could be a part of a stack of gear that flush or masks or stay undetected in combination.