Brett Okamoto of ESPN confirmed Jones had failed a test, although he noted the fighter has not yet been stripped of his light heavyweight title. He could face a ban from the sport for up to four years.
Several people weighed in on the potential impact of the suspension:
Bleacher Report's Jonathan Snowden mocked an earlier Twitter post from Jones:
Even if he predicted it before the first fight, Cormier was surprised by the news, via Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting:
Meanwhile, Jeremy Botter of Bleacher Report looked at a new option for the UFC star:
Jones is one of the best mixed martial arts fighters of all time, with a 23-1 record and his only loss coming by disqualification. Unfortunately, it looks like poor decisions will create a black mark on his entire career.