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I wish Jones could own up like TJ

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by GOAT., Jul 26, 2021.

  1. GOAT. Banned Banned

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    When TJ Dillashaw tested positive for EPO it felt like his career was over. He got tons of hate and was suspended for 2 years. Unlike Jon Jones, TJ owned up to his wrong doings, did his time like a man and surprisingly he's back on the mix because be came back CLEAN and in amazing shape and put on a gutsy performance and will most likely be fighting for a title.

    It seems like the sport has forgiven him and he had a lot of support in his last fight. Why couldn't Jon Jones do the same thing and own up to his cheating? After all he tested positive on 3 different occasions and still some how denies it. It's almost sociopathic like Ted Bundy defending himself in court. Why can't Jones own up like TJ? I think he underestimates how much respect he'd win back by keeping it 100 and the time away would have been the same either way. Why not come clean?
     
  2. jk7707 Silver Belt

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    A lot of support? The sport has forgiven him? Not sure what you were reading lately.
     
  3. GOAT. Banned Banned

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    He had an insane amount if support on Twitter and it even felt like the commentators were supporting him.
     
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  4. Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    There's no denying EPO.
     
  5. Todd498 Purple Belt

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    It takes a certain amount of class and integrity to own up to cheating. Jones lacks both.
     
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  6. Dude Incredible Ngannoustradamus

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    If wishes and buts were candies and nuts, we'd all have a Merry Christmas.

    Jones actually being accountable is like a stand-up routine.
     
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  7. ThunderStruck Silver Belt

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    Theres no denying a fighter breaking records for the most failed steroids tests.
     
  8. jk7707 Silver Belt

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    We must have been reading/watching different things. Haha. But I do agree Jones is a bigger scumbag than TJ.
     
  9. The Big Babou Brown Belt

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    TJ's apology was a pr gesture.
     
  10. CallMeCasual Purple Belt

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    Let's be honest here. If there was any chance for TJ to find excuses as Jones did, he would have done it as well. But with TJ it was done, he was caught and had to own up to it.
     
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    TJ owned up because he had no other choice, we were all suspecting him anyway after Cody exposed him.
     
  12. Young Calf Kick Green Belt

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    Jones is too insecure for that. He would rather live a lie than be held accountable.
     
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  13. TankAbbott4Eva Gold Belt

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    I believe that too, but at least he did it, whatever his motives. Not many at all own up to it, I think Bonnar did after the Silva fight but I think he retired anyway so it didn't matter.
     
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  14. Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    I don't disagree. But with EPO, you really don't have an option.
     
  15. Get To Da Choppa Black Belt

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    Jon Jones did own up his pulsing pico past
     
  16. Jackie Blue Gold Belt

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    LOL. T.J. got caught in 4k. Jones still had wiggle room. If T.J. had any wiggle room at all he would have gone the same route as Jones.
     
  17. SuperNerd Off-Season Mode.

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    I wish I could peek into a alternate universe where TJ lost the fight.

    I have an odd feeling MMA fans wouldn't be so kind.
     
  18. ThunderStruck Silver Belt

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    Jones chose the snitch option to save his career. Else it was what? A 4 years ban?
     
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  19. Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    Idk. It's almost hilarious when it comes to JBJ, lol.
     
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  20. GordoBarraBJJ Titanium Belt

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    You can plausibly deny other PEDs - you have to have help (someone who knows what they're doing or you'll fucking die) with EPO. i.e. you don't accidentally pop for EPO.

    And tj owning up? 2yrs later he's claiming anemia as the reason he took EPO - meanwhile he was called out a year earlier by Cody for taking EPO (a year before he was busted for EPO).
     

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