CSAC Grants Jon Jones Continuance, Moves Hearing from Dec. 12 to February
By: Tristen Critchfield Nov 21, 2017
Jones won’t appear before the California State Athletic
Commission until next year.
CSAC Executive Director Andy Foster
MMAFighting.com on Tuesday that the former UFC light
heavyweight champion has been granted a continuance and will not
appear before the commission until an as-yet-to-be determined date
in February. Jones, who tested positive for the anabolic steroid
Turinabol after his victory over Daniel
Cormier at UFC 214 on July 29, had a hearing originally
scheduled for Dec. 12.
Jones’ victory over Cormier was changed to a no contest, and “DC”
has since been reinstated as light heavyweight champion. The
Jackson-Wink MMA representative also failed a drug test prior to
UFC 200, testing positive for clomiphene and Letrozol. “Bones” was
suspended for a year after being found negligent for using a sexual
enhancement pill that contained both substances.
Jones is still awaiting discipline from USADA, the UFC’s anti-doing
partner, in the case as well. Recently, the Albuquerque, N.M.,
resident posted some
optimistic content on social media, including a video with the
caption, “If I made to the top of the mountain once, I can do it