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UFC on FOX 14: Anthony Johnson wants fans to think about their own lives before dogging Jon Jones

Nobody's perfect!

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

When Jon Jones was popped for cocaine metabolites prior to his showdown against Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 earlier this month, the light heavyweight champ didn't find too many allies among his peers.

Though there were a select few who didn't chastise the troubled fighter, instead offering up their support for him during his shaky situation. Of course, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) organization as a whole never stopped backing its star.

Still, "Bones" can find comfort in knowing that one of his fellow 205-pounders is supporting him through his rough patch, as Anthony Johnson tells MMA Fighting that he can empathize with the champion, likely because he himself has gone through his own unfortunate situation.

"He's human, he's not perfect. Everybody has been dogging him. My thing is, everybody needs to think about their life and tell me when it was absolutely perfect. You know? A lot of people don't think about that. The crazy part is, once somebody is down, people want to keep stepping on you and hitting you while you're down. They don't want to reach down and try to help you up. The world is crazy like that, so that's why, in my opinion, most people out there just look out for themselves instead of depending on everybody else. This world is just full of shit. Hell yeah ( I can relate). I see it. As soon as people see something negative, they want to jump on and start talking about the negative. They don't want to talk about the positive. This whole world functions on negativity. That's a shame."

"Rumble" was let go by the promotion after it was discovered that he was involved in a domestic violence dispute. He was eventually reinstated after the court threw the case out. And as he proclaimed, it was during that time when he discovered who his true friends were, sticking with him through thick and thin.

Johnson will compete for the first time since being reinstated this weekend (Sat. Jan. 24, 2015) when he takes on Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC on FOX 14 from Stockholm, Sweden in a No. 1 contender fight.

Of course, should Johnson defeat Gus, you can bet he'll have little-to-no sympathy for "Bones" should they find themselves locked inside the Octagon down the road.

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