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Jon Jones discusses USADA situation: 'I know in my heart that I'm not a cheater'

Jon Jones opened up on Twitter today, discussing his failed drug test after the substances he was caught for were released to the public.

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Jon Jones has broken his silence. The former UFC light heavyweight champion took to social media today to speak about his latest situation - a failed drug test that saw him get pulled from UFC 200. Jones responded to many people, reiterating that he wasn't a cheater and seemingly saying that he was the victim of a tainted supplement. Here are a few of his tweets:

He also addressed a question about Brock Lesnar's recent failed test:

His statements came just a few hours after the Nevada Athletic Commission released the names of the two substances he failed for earlier today - hydroxy-clomiphene and letrozole. Both are classified as estrogen blockers. Jones was temporarily suspended by the commission at the same meeting.

If Jones indeed is saying that he is the victim of a tainted supplement, he is able take that argument to USADA - both Yoel Romero and Tim Means were able to prove that supplements they took caused them to unknowingly fail tests. They both were handed six-month suspensions instead of the typical two years for first-time offenders.

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