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SportDaily Debate results: Is Jon Jones vindicated after UFC 232 drug test came back clean?

20:30  11 january  2019
20:30  11 january  2019 Source:   mmajunkie.com

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A Jon Jones drug testing abnormality has caused the UFC to move Saturday's UFC 232 event from Las Vegas A drug test earlier this month found a trace amount of Chlorodehydromethyltestosterone (DHCMT) Jon Jones issues statement after UFC 232 move, test abnormality: 'I'm a clean athlete'.

Test results have come back clean for fight night drug screenings administered to Jones by USADA and the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) 29 in relation to his UFC 232 rematch against Alexander Gustafssson. CSAC executive director Andy Foster confirmed the news to MMA Fighting

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones seemed to be in a good mood Thursday.

Following news that he'd passed multiple fight-night drug tests conducted by the California State Athletic Commission and U.S. Anti-Doping Agency after his UFC 232 win over Alexander Gustafsson, Jones took a victory lap on social media.

"Absolutely no jet fuel found," Jones wrote on Instagram, tagging Gustafsson in the process. "Just wanted to make sure you saw this. Seemed like that was the only thing you could focus on in our last fight. Interested to hear the excuses of my next few victims."

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Jones , UFC , and USADA found themselves embroiled in controversy in late-December as the promotion moved UFC 232 to California from Las Vegas due to a picogram of turninabol that was found in Jones ' system during several tests dating back to August and then again in December.

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That sure seems like Jones feels vindicated in the wake of UFC 232 being moved from Nevada to California following a pre-fight drug test that revealed trace amounts of the M3 metabolite in oral turinabol, which caused the event to be relocated.

So, for our Daily Debate, we asked: Do you think Jones is vindicated?

The results, via Twitter, were very close:

To hear the MMAjunkie Radio crew weigh in on the topic, watch the video above. And if you didn't vote on Twitter, go ahead and vote in our second-chance poll below.

For complete coverage UFC 232, check out the UFC Events section of the site.

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Although Jones passed a drug test taken from blood after the fight , Turinabol is not screened for Jones ' positive test on July 28 came in the form of a urine sample. The California State Athletic UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping told Sports Illustrated on Tuesday that Jones should no

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