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Jon Jones to haters: ‘Blame my greatness on things you simply will never understand’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a message to all of his detractors.

MMA: UFC 214-Cormier vs Jones Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been the center of negative attention because of his second failed drug test, and rightfully so. But instead of taking on a softer stance on the issue, he chose to go the aggressive route.

On Friday, “Bones” decided to send a message to all his detractors by addressing all of them in a single tweet.

The 30-year-old Jones was found to have Turinabol in his system during an in-competition drug test at UFC 214 last July. Originally awarded a third-round stoppage against Daniel Cormier, the fight was overturned to a no contest, and “DC” was reinstated as the undisputed light heavyweight champion.

Jones had repeatedly denied allegations that he was intentionally cheating, and even subjected himself to a polygraph test to prove his innocence. On February 27th, he will be facing the California State Athletic Commission in a hearing to determine his sanctions for UFC 214.

He is also facing a possible four-year suspension from USADA for this repeat offense, but according to his manager Malki Kawa, it would be an “outrage” if Jones was suspended for that lengthy amount of time.

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