Jon Jones: 'The Truth is I Would Never do Steroids'

Daniel Cormier

"Guys now I call upon you to take a breathe [sic], lay off of Jones".

"He has been a model champion, a model husband, a model father, a teammate, a leader, and I aspire to be a lot more like that man", Jones said moments after his win.

Cormier (19-1) has never lost to any opponent except Jones (22-1), the troubled UFC star. Because of the drug result, the UFC gave Jones a disqualification loss.

If Jones' violation is upheld, his career could be facing a death sentence.

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"You said that he's going to fight this and he has to". "We will see what happens next". After the result of Jones' drug test was confirmed by a second sample and the outcome of their bout changed to a no contest, the UFC treated the matter as if the fight never happened and reinstated Cormier as the rightful UFC light heavyweight champion. If it was a mistake the first time, you've gotta be more careful, especially with all the scrutiny that was on him coming back from a suspension. "I'm taking the belt".

As Jones' prominent anti-doping attorney Howard Jacobs has indicated, the ex-champ didn't knowingly ingest any banned substances for UFC 214.

Jones has vehemently denied taking performance-enhancing steroids but could be suspended for up to four years if found guilty. The CSAC made that move, after it reported Jones' B sample from UFC 214 tested positive for the anabolic steroid, Turinabol.

Whatever the ultimate verdict, Cormier wants his followers to respect Jones.

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