Israel Adesanya got Jon Jones to agree that he did, in fact, hide under the octagon to escape a drug test. Daniel Cormier, Jones’ longtime rival, discussed this age-old story and shared his opinion on it. According to him, it was definitely not ‘just’ marijuana!
Adesanya, after his dominant victory at UFC 253, has been on a social media roll. The two-week quarantine in Las Vegas has got him tweeting to all corners of UFC. From making fun of Paulo Costa’s demand for a rematch to attacking Jones and everything he stands for, Izzy has done it all.
Inasmuch, there is no surprise that he got Jones to admit his ‘hiding story.’
With their twitter banter getting personal and out of hand, Jones finally spoke the truth. He wrote, “Brother explain your ti**y. I was hiding from Nevada State Athletic Commission, not USADA and that was years ago… I had just smoked a blunt and was afraid I would fail my test for weed, that’s the actual truth. Now everyone knows everyone.”
Daniel Cormier thinks Jon Jones has a criminal mindset
Daniel Cormier was aware of this story for a long time but didn’t let out his opinion as there was never a confirmation about it being true. Now hearing it right from the horse’s mouth, he was not going to hold back anymore.
Cormier said, “I think it was before we fought the first time. I was like wow! This is actually true. Because I heard it for years, but I didn’t use it because I couldn’t prove it was true. It was true, it was true!”
Cormier said, “The reality is, if it is true and with Jones’ history you believe that it was for marijuana, you’re stupid as him. You’re as dumb as