Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar are still in Limbo as they await the sanctions that will be levied against them as a result of their failed US Anti-Doping Agency tests prior to UFC 200. However, one thing is for sure. The UFC will not be taking any of their money.
The UFC will not impose any fines against people who break the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, according to Dave Sholler, senior vice president of public relations. Instead, the organization will allow the state athletic commissions implement fines as they see fit.
Though this is a victory for both the Jones and Lesnar camps, it may not be a major one. The two athletes still have potential sanctions from USADA and the Nevada Athletic Commission looming over their heads. The NAC can impose a fine and suspend the athletes from competing in the state after they make a ruling on the two cases whereas USADA has the authority to suspend both Jones and Lesnar due to the UFC's Anti-Doping Policy.
While the suspensions may take two of the biggest draws in MMA out for two years, they can take some solace in the fact that their money will be safe. I'm sure Mark Hunt is not going to be happy about that at all.
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