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UFC strips Jones of title, Cormier reinstated as champion

UFC strips Jones of title, Cormier reinstated as champion
From Reuters - September 13, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The UFC stripped Jon Jones of the light heavyweight championship title on Wednesday following his positive drug test and reinstated Daniel Cormier as champion.

Jones tested positive for a steroid prior to his July 29 title fight against Cormier, which he won in a third-round TKO.

The second sample from Joness failed test also came back positive on Tuesday and the Cormier fight was subsequently ruled a no contest by the California State Athletic Commission.

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