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Dana White Still Teasing a Jon Jones-Brock Lesnar Fight He Has No Control Over

Dana White is talking out of his ass again.

The UFC president is trying to put together a super fight between WWE champion Brock Lesnar and former UFC champion Jon Jones. But it’s not happening.

Lesnar is still suspended by USADA for a failed drug test following his July 2016 victory over Mark Hunt. Lesnar would need to re-enter the USADA testing pool, where he would need to stay for at least six months before returning to competition. That assumes he doesn’t fail another drug test.

Meanwhile, Jones is also dealing with USADA following his failed drug test after dealing Daniel Cormier in July 2017. It was Jones’ second USADA violation for PEDs. He could be suspended for up to four years.

Until Lesnar re-enters the testing pool and Jones’ punishment is handed to him, there’s no reason to discuss this fight. All parties are interested because it would mean a ton of money, but they’ve been interested for over a year and nothing has happened.

Brock is making millions in WWE right now, working one show every couple of months. He’s scheduled to appear at SummerSlam in August. After that, it’s possible he re-enters the testing pool for a potential late 2018, early 2019 fight. But he’ll be 41 years old. So much depends on Jones’ punishment. If he’s suspended for anything over a year, this fight isn’t happening. If he can return by July 2019, maybe it happens next summer.

For now, Dana is just talking to hear himself talk. He does that a lot.

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