The UFC light heavyweight championship bout between UFC interim champion Jon Jones and champion Daniel Cormier has been scrapped from the historical UFC 200 event this Saturday due to Jones being flagged for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.”
UFC was notified that USADA has flagged Jon Jones for a potential anti-doping policy violation.
— FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 7, 2016
The announcement was made during a UFC press conference late Wednesday.
The UFC announced at the presser that Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt will now be the main event of the monumental card.
The main event for UFC 200 is Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt. pic.twitter.com/RQU5ZcBRl9
— #UFCFightWeek (@ufc) July 7, 2016
Jones will have the opportunity for a full appeal process but will not be fighting at UFC 200.
Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for updates as they become available.