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Jon Jones Gone From UFC 200 After Failing Drug Test

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David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief
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UFC star Jon Jones has been removed from the UFC 200 fight card after failing a drug test.

Jones was scheduled to fight Daniel Cormier, but was informed that he was being investigated for allegedly doping, according to ESPN(SLIDESHOW: These Are The Hottest Photos Of Ronda Rousey On The Internet)

Jon Jones (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Jon Jones (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

The same report indicates that the test Jones failed was administered on June 16. UFC’s vice president of athlete health and performance Jeff Novitzky stated, “It is important to note that under the UFC anti-doping policy, there’s a full, fair legal-review process that is afforded to all athletes before any sanctions are imposed.” (SLIDESHOW: UFC Star Arianny Celeste Is Nearly Naked For All Her Fans In These Pictures)

UFC president Dana White has suggested that Jones could be facing a two year suspension if the failed drug test holds up.

It is unknown at this time who will replace Jones on the UFC 200 fight card.

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