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August 28, 2017 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Jon Jones fails drug test, Mayweather vs. McGregor, more


When Jon Jones recreated his new superstar speech, the humble, funny, super talented guy who reached the top and was expected to start a dynasty, the one thing clear was that, in time, the truth, whatever it was, would likely come out.

The fact is the spotlight would be on Jones, and after telling people he’s older and more mature, a fall from grace would label him as a phony. This time it would be difficult, not impossible, but difficult for time to heal that wound.

As it turned out, Jones failed a drug test taken on 7/28 in Anaheim, after weigh-ins the day before his fight where he won the UFC light heavyweight title back from Daniel Cormier.

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