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Jon Jones doping case in front of Nevada commission postponed

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jon Jones' date with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) will have to wait.

Jones' disciplinary hearing in front of the commission will not happen Monday as originally scheduled, NAC executive director Bob Bennett confirmed with MMA Fighting on Wednesday. Jones' legal team requested the continuance.

Jones, the current interim UFC light heavyweight champion and pound-for-pound king, failed an out-of-competition drug test in June and was pulled from his UFC 200 main event title fight with Daniel Cormier. Jones tested positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozol in a test administered by UFC anti-doping partner USADA.

Jones, 29, is facing discipline from both the commission and USADA. His case with USADA is currently being adjudicated.

Nate Diaz's disciplinary hearing will also be delayed until a future meeting, Bennett confirmed. Diaz and Conor McGregor, the headliners for UFC 202, got into an ugly, water bottle-throwing incident with their respective teams in a pre-fight press conference in August.

McGregor's disciplinary hearing will take place Monday as planned.

Brock Lesnar, who failed in- and out-of-competition drug tests for clomiphene in relation to UFC 200 in July, will have a disciplinary hearing at a later date as well.

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