Tuesday, August 16, 2022

UFC & Dana White Issue Statements Regarding Jon Jones

UFC has issued the following statement regarding Jon Jones entering a drug rehabilitation program after testing positive for benzoylecgonine (cocaine):

“We support UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ decision to enter a drug treatment facility to address his recent issue. While we are disappointed in the failed test, we applaud him for making this decision to enter a drug treatment facility. Jon is a strong, courageous fighter inside the Octagon, and we expect him to fight this issue with the same poise and diligence. We commend him on his decision, and look forward to him emerging from this program a better man as a result.”

Here’s what UFC President Dana White had to say:

“I am proud of Jon Jones for making the decision to enter a drug treatment facility. I’m confident that he’ll emerge from this program like the champion he truly is.”

Click here to read our initial report on Jon Jones entering rehab, including a statement from Jones himself.

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