One in all essentially the most atrocious and unconfirmed tales about Jon Jones’ colourful occupation has been about the time he supposedly hid below a cage to cover from drug testers.
Attend in 2015, spherical the time Jones failed a random drug test, Deadspin had a represent that mentions Jones would possibly per chance have hid “below the cage when a tester confirmed up at his fitness center unannounced.” Always the storyteller, Chael Sonnen moreover fanned the flames of this rumor, telling a magnificent extra detailed story of what allegedly took dwelling.
“USADA rolls in to Jackson’s fitness center to attain a test on Jon Jones and there have been most productive some coaches in there and Jon, there have been indulge in 5 folk in there on the time. Where they parked, he can see them coming, so that they know what to attain with him. They hide him below the cage. Jon Jones hides below the cage. They are saying, ‘Jon, we don’t know the set he’s,’ and right here is before we were enrolled within the program and he did no longer need to listing his whereabouts. At the identical time, within the event that they declare up and obtain you, that you need to test. Within the event that they are able to’t obtain you, you didn’t wish to test relieve then. They wished to accumulate a warrant to flow below that ring, below the hypothesis that one day in that 6-8 hour span, he would have needed to pee. They wished to flow below forensically and uncover that urine. That’s how upset they were they had been had.”
Jones’ coaches have incessantly denied this rumor for years, asserting it’s appropriate Sonnen attempting to accumulate attention. Curiously ample though, the worn light heavyweight champion a minute bit confirmed this now atrocious memoir from half of a decade ago.
As a part of their never ending twitter beef, Israel Adesanya brought up the memoir about hiding below the cage, then Jones appropriate casually confirmed that he did indeed hide from drug testers.
Reputedly implying that the leisure of the memoir is appropriate, Jones pointed out that the foremost distinction is that he hid from the NSAC, and that it used to be most productive attributable to marijuana, no longer efficiency making improvements to tablets.
“I was hiding from Nevada Notify Athletic Payment, no longer USADA and that used to be years ago,” Jones wrote. “I had appropriate smoked a blunt and used to be skittish I could per chance per chance fail my test for weed. That’s the particular truth. Now all people knows.”
Brother shriek your titty I was hiding from Nevada command Athletic Payment, no longer USADA and that used to be years ago.. I had appropriate smoked a blunt and used to be skittish I could per chance per chance fail my test for weed ♂️ that’s the particular truth Now all people knows all people
— BONY (@JonnyBones) October 9, 2020
From checking out sure for turinabol, clomiphene, letrozole and even cocaine, to the entire “pulsing” and “picogram” saga after, Jones has been eager with several drug test scandals all around the years, leading to being suspended and stripped of his title extra than one instances.
It’s unclear what Jones has to originate from admitting to hiding from testers now, as it’s an self-discipline that bought fighters indulge in Wanderlei Silva in severe hassle, with very long suspensions. Nonetheless hey, as a minimum we now have a affirmation on regarded as one of essentially the most atrocious — and hilarious — drug checking out tales in MMA!