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You can bet on Tuesday’s Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing, which features not only Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, but Jon Jones to boot. Khabib and Conor are there to reckon for their actions after UFC 229, in which Khabib leapt into the crowd after Dillon Danis. McGregor slugged climbed the fence after him, punched one of Khabib’s team, slugged another, then was hit from behind by a third Russian in a wild brawl on the most purchased UFC Pay-Per-View of all time. Jon Jones will be seeing if the commission will clear him to fight Anthony Smith in the main event of UFC 235.
The commission can fine each fighter the full amount of their fight purse. Interestingly enough, the odds for Khabib’s and McGregor’s suspension lengths are the same, and the over-under for 6 months is dead even. The Bovada odds are courtesy of Forbes.com:
Over 6 Months -120
Under 6 Months – 120
Jones is heavily favored to get his license, after the UFC opted to move an entire event from Nevada to California due to his tests coming back positive for trace amounts of turinabol metabolite. The UFC and USADA claimed these were residual effects of his previous turinabol use 18 months prior, for which he had already been suspended. This is evidently an argument everyone in charge is prepared to buy, at least according to the odds.
Yes – 1400
No – +750
Parlaying a Jon Jones license with any two of the other outcomes will net you $260 for every $100 you bet- provided you get it right.
No, thank you
Out of the hundreds of supplements that USADA have found with prohibited substances, only TWO have been found containing Trenbolone
One, had prohibited substances on the label..
The other, was actually called Trenbolone and contained trenbolonehttps://t.co/cUy8K8Szha
— Dave/Dim (@dimspace) January 29, 2019
Conor McGregor posting highlights of himself
Best Uber driver ever
Amazing shady tweet from Max Holloway
238 years of innovation, hard work, and unmatched quality. Not a watered down trend. A true pillar of Ireland, supporting the hard working families in Dublin for generations. Thank you @jamesonwhiskey for the hospitality. The number one Irish whiskey in the world #sinemetu pic.twitter.com/9fVzu9Lvic
— Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) January 26, 2019
Anderson Silva with Sylvester Stallone
Robbie Lawler is in camp
Maybe I shouldn’t have found this funny
Slips, Rips, KO Clips
Back when Fedor was the greatest heavyweight in the world… by the skin of his teeth.
The same-side punch following the kick can be incredibly useful
Refereeing like this makes me angry
It’s rare to see one of these work
Gi chokes show how different martial arts can look in different scenarios
Sometimes you go for it and it doesn’t work out
This is so weird
From 1912 to 1948, painting was an Olympic event. In 1924, Jack Yeats, brother of the poet W. B. Yeats, took the silver: Ireland’s first-ever Olympic medal.
— Quite Interesting (@qikipedia) January 28, 2019
Not usually a Jordan Peterson fan but this was great
These guys are incredible athletes