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UFC fines Jon Jones $25,000 for positive cocaine test
UFC fines Jon Jones $25,000 for positive cocaine test

A positive cocaine test result didn’t stop Jon Jones from fighting, and neither will a fuller review of the case by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. On Saturday, the UFC announced it fined light-heavyweight champion Jones $25,000 for testing positive for cocaine, but stopped short of suspending the organization’s top-ranked pound-for-pound fighter. The UFC said Jones violated its athlete code of conduct with the Dec. 4 positive test by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which was revealed later that month, days before Jones (21-1) successfully defended his belt for the eighth consecutive time, with a unanimous-decision triumph over Daniel Cormier at MGM Grand in Las...

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