Jon Jones not too long ago verified that he did indeed disguise underneath a cage to avoid drug-testers from the Nevada Point out Athletic Commission in 2010. For quite a few many years the story experienced been anything of an urban fantasy in the MMA environment.
Jones admitted to the story all through a Twitter back-and-forth with Israel Adesanya lately. He claims that he had just consumed hashish and was apprehensive about acquiring busted for that.
The Twitter trade amongst Adesanya and Jones is under:
Dana White Reacts To Jon Jones Hiding From Nevada State Athletic Fee Drug Testers
Dana White just lately reacted to Jones’ admission. The UFC President sounded puzzled about Jones’ rationale, nevertheless. He pointed out that NSAC doesn’t check for cannabis outdoors of competition.
“They really don’t take a look at for marijuana. If what he was worried about was cannabis, they never check for cannabis in the pre-testing. If it was in just the battle window, he would have been below and gotten examined in any case,” White mentioned at a media scrum in Abu Dhabi just lately.
“I really do not know something about that. But, except if you’re in levels of competition, they are not screening for cannabis in any case,” White ongoing.
Jones previous fought in February. He defeated Dominick Reyes through unanimous selection at UFC 247. Israel Adesanya last fought at UFC 253 in September. He completed Paulo Costa by means of TKO in spherical 2. Adesayna is also a cannabis proponent. He has publicly supported the legalization of hashish in New Zealand exactly where he resides.