Jon Jones reacts to UFC 232 move and “test abnormality”

Jon Jones reacts to UFC 232 move and “test abnormality”

Jon Jones issues a statement.

By Oscar Willis - 24 Dec 2018

Despite having his return moved from Las Vegas to California, Jon Jones is playing it cool.

After yesterday’s stunning news that the Nevada State Athletic Commission would not license Jones without a proper hearing to discuss a “test abnormality,” the former UFC light heavyweight champion has posted to his social media to address the controversy, which will still see him return to the Octagon for the first time since failing a drugs test last year.

The controversial star also took to Instagram to offer a statement in a ‘live’ video.

“How’s it going everybody? It’s your boy ‘Bones’ Jones here,” he said. “I just wanted to take the time out to apologize to the fans for what is going on. This is a situation that is completely out of my control. But I still will man up and apologize for this happening. I realize there’s a lot of people who lost out in this situation. People came from Sweden, people came from Brazil, other fighters, I feel you guys’ frustration. Today has been a hell of a day. A hell of a day. Big shock to us all. Spent tears today because I can feel the frustration of the fans and I’m going to do what I can to try to make it right for at least some of you guys. I’ve already taken care of some flights and some tickets for people. So I’m doing what I can to make this right. I just really want to ensure you guys that this is not a mistake I made. Completely out of my control. But I do feel you guys’ pain and I am sincerely sorry. Love you guys and God bless you guys and I guess I’ll see some of you in California. And that’s about it. Alright, I’m gonna try to get some sleep.”

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