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UFC 235: Jon Jones welcomes twice-a-week drug tests - ‘I’m excited to learn about what’s in my body’

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Jon Jones is willing to go through multiple drug tests on a weekly basis, just to clear his name.

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The last few years of Jon Jones’ career has been loaded with controversy. All of it has been rooted to his multiple drug test failures that caused fight cancellations, overturned results, and most recently, a change in venue from Nevada to California in just a week’s time. 

“Bones” is once again in the spotlight as he enters fight week of UFC 235, where he defends his reclaimed title against Anthony Smith. As expected, there is no shortage of drug tests for the current 205-pound champion, which he welcomes with open arms.

“Every week, maybe twice a week, someone is at my house taking blood and urine,” Jones told MMAjunkie. “I’m OK with it. I’ve got nothing to hide. I’m excited to learn about what’s in my body.”


“It’s not that easy to walk up to my house in the first place, so they do a good job of announcing themselves.”

For his part, Smith says he is not at all bothered by whatever result Jones may render in his drug tests.

UFC 235 is set to take place this Saturday, March 2nd, at the T-Mobile Arena. Co-headlining the event is the welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman.