Twitter reacts to UFC champ Jon Jones' B-sample drug-test failure – and the takes are extra hot

The final boom may have been lowered on Jon Jones’ career on Tuesday when officials announced the UFC light heavyweight champion also had a banned substance in his drug-test B-sample.Jones (23-1 MMA, 17-1 UFC) was notified of a potential violation by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) this past month following his title-winning knockout of Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 in July. It was Jones’ second incident with USADA in two years, the previous of which led to a one-year suspension.
“Bones” and his team have maintained his innocence. He’ll still have an opportunity to prove it during arbitration, but his B-sample also showing a banned substance will be a difficult bit of evidence to overcome.
Jones is still entitled to due process, but the most recent news in his seemingly never-ending saga didn’t prevent fellow fighters from rushing to judgement.
Check below for the top Twitter reactions to Jones’ B-sample results.

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Reflecting on my career I am proud that I competed with integrity. I made my first National Tae Kwon Do Team when in was 16 years old and grew up doing USADA testing. No shortcuts. No cheating. No excuses. No "tainted supplements" #cleanathlete

A post shared by jmoontasri (@jmoontasri) on

Really bro? I seriously don't understand this guy. So much talent, amazing athlete. I lost respect towards u JJ. I've always told my friends & fans that u are the GOAT. But I guess I was wrong, how many times can u do this bro? 'Seriously' I'm just so sad to hear this news, I'm a fan of this sport. @jonnybones I lost all my RESPECT. U might see this post or u might not, but I am Manny Gamburyan and when u see me one day plz don't hate me why I lost respect towards u. I've been with the @ufc since 2007 and I have 22 UFC fights, always made weight and win or lose always came CLEAN. #USADA #TheAnvil #NORespect

A post shared by Manny Gamburyan (@mannygamburyan) on

Well that's that

A post shared by Chad George (@chadsavagegeorge) on

Well #damn The #verdict is in. #UFC #MMA #Fight #Fighter #Fighting

A post shared by Ben Saunders (@bensaundersmma) on

Game. Set. Match. via @mmaworld Jon Jones B sample comes back positive for steroid. #mma #ufc

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