Report: Jon Jones Passed Fight Day Drug Tests Ahead Of UFC 232, Jones Comments

Jon Jones regained the UFC Light Heavyweight Title with a third round TKO victory over Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC 232.

Jones, who has a history with failing drug tests, passed the fight day drug tests administered by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) and United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) according to Brett Okamoto of ESPN.

Okamoto also reports that no picograms of the M3 metabolite, which caused a lot of the drama surrounding the event, were found in Jones’ tests either. The UFC did move UFC 232 from Las Vegas, Nevada to Inglewood, California after the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) found an abnormality in Jones’ drug tests.

The newly crowned UFC Light Heavyweight Champion had failed a pair of drug tests before, with one coming before UFC 200 and the other in line with UFC 214.

This news is good for Jones, who is expected to defend the gold against Anthony Smith this coming March in the main event of UFC 235. The NSAC is whats standing between Jones and UFC 235, as the commission need to approve Jones for a license to fight in the state of Nevada before the title bout can be made official.

A short time after the news broke, a clean Jones would take to Instagram to comment on the matter:

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