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Jon Jones win over Daniel Cormier overturned following UFC 214 positive drug test

UFC 214  Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones scored one of the most decisive finishes of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, stopping Daniel Cormier by way of third-round knockout at UFC 214.

Watch the replay here.

Unfortunately, that victory has been overturned to a “no contest” after Jones, 30, tested positive for steroids (Turinabol) in one of his pre-fight drug tests leading up to last July’s pay-per-view (PPV) event in Anaheim, California.

MMA Fighting brought word of the change on Wednesday.

Jones (22-1, 1 NC) was hoping his B-sample would come back clean, but alas, that too tested positive, which means “Bones” could be facing a four-year suspension from combat sports, pending an official hearing with United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

Been there, done that.

Until then, Jones will hold on to his 205-pound title, though surrendering the strap feels more like a matter of when as opposed to if. It all depends on how convincing this argument will be.

Though I’m sure we’ve heard it somewhere before...

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