Dana White Says Stipe Miocic Fight Was Considered Before Jon Jones - USADA Situation

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UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones was recently notified by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that he had failed a drug test in relation to his latest fight at UFC 214.

However, before the fighter failed the drug test, a super fight was considered between Jones and UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic.

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Dana White is the UFC President and he echoed the super fight thoughts during a media scrum in Las Vegas, this is according to Fightful correspondent Kendrick Johnson. 

“Look at Conor McGregor. Imagine what Jon Jones could be right now,” White said. “How big he could be, how many sponsors he would have, who he’d be signed with that have never signed a mixed martial artist before. The list goes on and on about what could have been with Jon Jones. It’ll be a great 30 for 30 some day.”

Jones had been making waves about moving up to heavyweight, having even challenged former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar to a fight.

If the potential fight had come together, it would have been Jones heavyweight debut and the first fight for Miocic since defeating Junior Dos Santos at UFC 211.

Besides the lost super fight between Jones and Miocic, the UFC President recently stated that Jones may never compete in MMA ever again. Since Jones is a multiple time USADA offender, the fighter could face a suspension of two years or longer.

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