Michael Bisping: Jon Jones should be banned for life after second drug test failure

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping may not be liked by everyone, but he’s never been afraid of giving his opinion on things. Bisping has always been firm in his stance against performance enhancing drugs in MMA, and has lambasted other fighters that have failed drug tests or were users of TRT.

This time, Bisping is talking about Jon Jones. And he believes that Jones should face a lifetime ban after a second positive drug test.

He spoke about the issue on an episode of the SI Now Digital Series, and when asked if Jones should be banned for life, he was frank in his assessment (transcription via MMA Fighting):

“I believe so,” Bisping said. “If you have a history of taking performance-enhancing drugs, there’s no place for it. This is a vicious sport. It’s not for everybody. We’re not trying to put a ball into a basket, we’re trying to — you can dress it up however you want — we’re trying to beat our opponents, either into submission or knock them out. Performance-enhancing drugs have no place in this sport.”

Jones first failed a drug test just prior to a bout with Daniel Cormier scheduled for UFC 200 and was suspended for one year by USADA. The latest failure came from

Article source: https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2017/9/13/16300496/michael-bisping-jon-jones-banned-for-life-second-drug-test-failure-mma-news

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