Jon Jones’ manager compares Jones getting caught to a girl getting raped

Prior to UFC 200, Jon Jones was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation discovered in an out-of-competition drug test and was thus removed from the card.But Jones insists he did not intend to cheat and would never knowingly take performance-enhancing drugs.

Today on the ‘You’re Welcome’ podcast with Chael Sonnen, Jones’ manager Malki Kawa joined the show to defend his client and to have ‘words’ with Sonnen who broke the news that Jon Jones tested positive for estrogen blockers.

However, the way he went about explaining the situation is far from acceptable.

“If somebody takes something that they are not supposed to take and they knowingly do so, you got a product, at the end of the day, if I’m taking steroids, I know what I’m taking. If I’m taking estrogen blockers, I know what I’m taking. If I’m drinking alcohol, I know what I am drinking. Right? This is the problem with the whole system.This is like saying, and I might get ripped for this tomorrow, but If you’re a girl at the bar, alright, and you have your drink there and guy comes and sits next to you and he slips something into your drink and you get raped, well, sweetheart, you should have been watching your drink. That’s exactly what you tell anybody who says, ‘Wait, I didn’t do this, I’m not a cheater, I got all these blood tests I’ve done so far that prove I’m not cheating, and now all of a sudden I’m cheating? Wait a minute, I didn’t cheat.’ It has to be somewhere. Yoel Romero’s case, okay, these guys had no clue that the substance they popped for was in

This is like saying, and I might get ripped for this tomorrow, but If you’re a girl at the bar, alright, and you have your drink there and guy comes and sits next to you and he slips something into your drink and you get raped, well, sweetheart, you should have been watching your drink. That’s exactly what you tell anybody who says, ‘Wait, I didn’t do this, I’m not a cheater, I got all these blood tests I’ve done so far that prove I’m not cheating, and now all of a sudden I’m cheating? Wait a minute, I didn’t cheat.’ It has to be somewhere. Yoel Romero’s case, okay, these guys had no clue that the substance they popped for was in there supplement. It just doesn’t happen to my guys, it happens to everybody. They didn’t know it was in the supplement. That guy is not a cheater, I don’t care what anybody says. Now, is he responsible for what he puts in his body? Absolutely.”

There is no way that these two situations are in any way the same and I think this a poor judgement call from Kawa trying to explain Jones’ innocence.

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Quotes came from MMA Mania

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