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Jon Jones breaks silence, says he's 'expecting to be back in the Octagon really soon'

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The Jon Jones saga is not even close to being over. As the greatest talent to ever enter the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, it's going to be very tough to keep the former Light Heavyweight champion away from a comeback.

But as Jones gets dragged through the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) process after testing positive for banned substances prior to his UFC 200 title rematch with Daniel Cormier, which Jones got yanked from, what's going to be left of the 29-year-old superstar? And for that matter, when can fight fans expect Jones back?

Leave it up to the pound-for-pound legend to finally break his silence following UFC 200's debacle, reach out to his fans and give an update about his current state of play, recently posting this video to Instagram

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Post #1   8/15/16 6:58:52AM   

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I'm getting so tired of hearing about this guy's antics whether it's in his personal life or now the doping violation. He's caused a lot of problems with a couple ufc cards now and they need to make an example of him.
I think if any champ gets busted by USADA the penalty should be suspension, fine & stripped of their belt. That being said Jones should have to give up his interim title and at least fight one or two contenders before being able to fight for the championship again. I firmly believe the Champions of their respective divisions need to be held to the highest standards as they are the athletes who embody the values of martial arts and the standards of what every other fighter wants to achieve.
I know there are a lot of Bones Jones fans out there who would disagree but this is just my opinion

Post #2   8/15/16 8:17:32AM   

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Well, he prided himself on ratting out potheads at one point.

My guess is that he took the deal they offered CroCop and snitched on a bunch of people to lessen his sentence.

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Posted by DoTheMMAth

Well, he prided himself on ratting out potheads at one point.

My guess is that he took the deal they offered CroCop and snitched on a bunch of people to lessen his sentence.



Him saying he used to snitch is just so perplexing. I can't imagine he really was a snitch bc snitching isn't something you brag about. Not to mention all the Jones are jock drug users. Maybe he thought he was appealing to his fan base and just lying out of his ass like a politician. Maybe he was trolling and knew his brothers would think it was hilarious. Also, I can't imagine USADA showing leniency on a multiple offender and one of the biggest names in mma especially after the whole hiding under the cage debacle. Maybe Dana needs his goose back and is throwing money around to get the suspension reduced.

On another note, I'm not that disappointed he left. Kind of like GSP, he has already wiped out his division, using the same strategy over and over again. A strategy that makes for some uneventful fights. Basically, eye poking and knee stopping until his opponent stops being the aggressor.

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Motherfuck Jon Jones. I don't care if he ever comes back. Dude is one of the greatest fighters ever but unfortunately one of the biggest fuck up to step in the cage

Post #5   8/15/16 2:03:15PM   

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Posted by BruceFukkinLee

I'm getting so tired of hearing about this guy's antics whether it's in his personal life or now the doping violation. He's caused a lot of problems with a couple ufc cards now and they need to make an example of him.
I think if any champ gets busted by USADA the penalty should be suspension, fine & stripped of their belt. That being said Jones should have to give up his interim title and at least fight one or two contenders before being able to fight for the championship again. I firmly believe the Champions of their respective divisions need to be held to the highest standards as they are the athletes who embody the values of martial arts and the standards of what every other fighter wants to achieve.
I know there are a lot of Bones Jones fans out there who would disagree but this is just my opinion



Who are these fans you speak of? I don't see much anything positive being said about Jones lately. Is there anyone on the Playground who still considers himself a fan at this point?

Post #6   8/15/16 3:26:16PM   

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Jones vs Gustafsson II. Let's. Go.

Post #7   8/15/16 5:01:18PM   

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Good news for Jones. But are we willing to give him another chance? I can't wait to see what happens with this whole USADA fiasco.

Post #8   8/15/16 11:34:16PM   

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Posted by Michael_Corleone

Jones vs Gustafsson II. Let's. Go.



Nah leave that boy alone

Im seroous though. Gus needs to get his rep back up. No doubts hes still top 5 but hes 1-3 in his last 4. He should fight Bader and OSP to get his stock back up. Huge fan and i dont wanna hear no excuses when Gus finally beats him

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Alex will get his rep back up...it starts at UFN 93 vs Jan Blachowicz...Sept 3rd

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All this bullshit going on and I just wanna see Jones land a clean spinning elbow Ko on Cormier.. Is that too much to ask America ? What happened to you America you used to be cool

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On a more serious note I have a feeling that above all the other weird USADA cases this year (Cro Cop, Yoel Romero, Abdul Kerim Edilov Tim Means, BJ Penn, etc) this case will be setting a precedence. With some of these big changes all happening at the same time their actually could be a legal battle that ends up interesting enough to pay attention. Jones has the name and the money to drag this out into the open and effect change even if he is partially (or corruptively and completely) to blame for his USADA pop. Despite the tiring plot line that is Bone Jones, maybe there will be a silver lining to come from all of this. When the Union is formed I guarantee they will put checks and balances on USADA as well as the UFC.

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Now Bisping says that it was Cialis that tainted Jone's test.

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Posted by tildengolfer

Now Bisping says that it was Cialis that tainted Jone's test.



Well you know Jon Jones and Anderson Silva have been 'buddy buddy' of late...just saying.

Post #14   8/19/16 9:33:17PM