Tim Kennedy Says Jon Jones Smelled Of Weed & Booze When They Trained

Tim Kennedy has trained with Jon Jones in the past and he’s making quite the claim. It’s no secret that Jones has a history of partying a little too much. He’s had run-ins with the law for a DUI as well as a hit-and-run incident that …

Tim Kennedy has trained with Jon Jones in the past and he’s making quite the claim. It’s no secret that Jones has a history of partying a little too much. He’s had run-ins with the law for a DUI as well as a hit-and-run incident that led to “Bones” receiving 18 months probation. As of […]

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Tim Kennedy: I Could Smell Weed & Booze On Jon Jones In Training

Tim kennedyFormer UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy has revealed he could often smell weed and alcohol on light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones in training. The troubled 205lb champion has had a well documented battle with excessive partying which has included drug use and issues with the law which has seriously hampered his career. In his last two fights […]

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Former UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy has revealed he could often smell weed and alcohol on light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones in training.

The troubled 205lb champion has had a well documented battle with excessive partying which has included drug use and issues with the law which has seriously hampered his career.

In his last two fights Jones has been way under par in terms of his performances levels and he has faced heavy criticism as a result. Former teammate Kennedy believes the criticism the champion is recieivng is justfied.

“I think it’s well deserved.” Kennedy told Submission Radio. “When he was like the hungry young lion and his personal life wasn’t bleeding over into his professional life, you saw a ferocious Mike Tyson-like thing, right? And then success came along and so did money and fame and bad decisions and DUI’s and bribes and coke and strippers, and with that, I’m not saying that correlation is causation, but you have definitely seen a decline in performance, or the really large exclamation mark on how a fight is viewed while those kind of life decisions are happening. So, the technique, the talent, the skill is still in that fighter of Jon Jones, and like, for all contenders, I hope you all pray that his life is still a disaster, because if he get his life in order, like, that dude’s gonna be unstoppable.”

The now retired UFC middleweight told Submission Radio how he could often smell weed and booze on Jones and those were the only days he’d be able to get the better of the all-time great fighter.

“When he’s right, I hated training with him because
he was so dominant. And then when he was off, like, if he had a night when he
went out, you know, I could smell it. You know, you can smell booze, you can
smell the weed. As an athlete, like, when you start sweating, all those things
come out. And when I would smell that, I would be like, alright, today’s my
day, let me get his back, or I’m gonna push the pace, or in the 4th,
5th minute of these rounds, he’s gonna deal with a more
aggressive version. So, it was almost night and day in the gym.”

“It was always absolute pain, but I got my best
looks on days after he had nights where he was being his worst.” 

Is Jon Jones recent poor performances a sign he’s started partying again?

10 MMA Stars Who Caused A Political Storm

Check out 10 MMA stars who made a splash in politics – for better or worse:

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The rise of the internet and social media, together with the explosion of mixed martial arts (MMA) as a major global sport, has meant that today’s fighters are under intense scrutiny not just in the cage, but at all times – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

As such, some fighters have managed to ignite a storm with politically motivated remarks and motivations, while others have infamously gone as far as to rub shoulders with some of the world’s most powerful and influential leaders.

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at 10 MMA stars that have courted controversy and hit the headlines by stepping out of the Octagon and into the all-too-often murky waters of politics – for better or worse.

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Tim Kennedy

Kennedy captured global media attention earlier this month when he became the willing participant in a demonstration about the controversial interrogation technique known as ‘Waterboarding.’

Kennedy, a special-forces soldier and ex-UFC contender, live-streamed himself being waterboarded off-and-on for 40 minutes in an attempt to prove that it was not a form of torture, and instead was simply just ‘uncomfortable’.

There was a political motive behind the demonstration though – to support Gina Haspel, who was coming under fire for having overseen ‘black-sites’ in which waterboarding had been used during the ‘War On Terror.’

“Right now, an amazing hero has been appointed to be director of the CIA and because of that, some of the things she has done are being attacked,” Kennedy wrote alongside the video feed.

If I can change one person’s mind about what torture is and what I would do to protect American freedom, I will do this for years.”

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Ex-UFC Fighter Tim Kennedy Talks Waterboarding Video, Says It Isn’t Torture

Former MMA fighter Tim Kennedy raised eyebrows recently when he posted a video of himself being waterboarded, but there was a reason behind the stunt. The former Green Beret wanted to prove “we’re not a bunch of spineless cowards…

Former MMA fighter Tim Kennedy raised eyebrows recently when he posted a video of himself being waterboarded, but there was a reason behind the stunt. The former Green Beret wanted to prove “we’re not a bunch of spineless cowards…

10 Craziest MMA Drug Testing Stories

As the sport of MMA has grown over the years, so has the level of drug testing aimed at catching those fighters who are attempting to cheat the system and gain an unfair advantage over their opponent. However, regardless of the harsh punishments that organizations like the UFC now employ, there are always fighters who […]

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As the sport of MMA has grown over the years, so has the level of drug testing aimed at catching those fighters who are attempting to cheat the system and gain an unfair advantage over their opponent.

However, regardless of the harsh punishments that organizations like the UFC now employ, there are always fighters who continue to look for new ways to break the rules, leading to even more elaborate drug testing procedures being implemented to ensure they don’t get away with it.

In this article we’ll look at the craziest stories that have emerged from drug testing in the sport over the years, from the unbelievable lengths some fighters have gone to in order to avoid detection, through to the draconian and downright creepy measures drug testing officials have taken to try to catch them.

Kevin Randleman’s Fake Penis

If nothing else, the late Kevin Randleman gets an A for effort when it comes to his wacky attempt to cheat the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC)’s urine test when PRIDE hosted a rare event outside of Japan in Las Vegas back in 2006.

“[Randleman] basically used a fake penis, put on a pair of bike shorts, had a cup and came in to take pre-fight urine,” Former NSAC director Keith Kizer recalled in an interview with Reuters.

“He lifted up the leg of shorts, took out the fake penis and did the test. We checked on temperature, sent it to a lab, and we found it was fake urine.”

NSAC banned Randleman from fighting for a year as a result of the incident, but his actions also ended up impacting on every other fighter’s privacy from that point onwards.

”We said ‘look, now you guys have to pull down your shorts so that whoever is administering the test can see everything,” Kizer said of their efforts to stop something like this happening again in the future.

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Tim Kennedy Regrets Showcasing Bjorn Rebney

The Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA) has remained rather silent as of late, after debuting this past November with an All Star cast of members from the sport of MMA such as Cain Velasquez, Donald Cerrone, TJ Dillashaw, and Tim Kennedy. That silence was broken earlier today (Mon. January 23, 2017) when Kennedy joined

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The Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA) has remained rather silent as of late, after debuting this past November with an All Star cast of members from the sport of MMA such as Cain Velasquez, Donald Cerrone, TJ Dillashaw, and Tim Kennedy. That silence was broken earlier today (Mon. January 23, 2017) when Kennedy joined MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour.

Kennedy who serves as the President for the MMAAA, and announced his retirement from MMA competition recently, admitted that bringing on former Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney may have been a mistake, as it took attention away from the message the association is trying to get across:

“It was a mistake during the announcement to have him be a public presence,” Kennedy said. “We obviously regretted that. But he will still be somebody that the board members will go to and ask, ‘As a promoter, did you do this?’”

Kennedy and the fighter board will serve as the key decision makers when it comes to the association’s day-do-day activities, while Rebney is serving strictly in an advisory role as it pertains to how promoters operate, and has no true authority:

“I need that information and he will be the guy that I am going to ask those questions to,” Kennedy said. “But he has no authority and he has no position within the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association and he has no vote.”

“He’s never been a part in a sense that he has any authority or ability to affect anything,” Kennedy said. “The only people that can vote are board members and the only ones people that can be board members are fighters. His role has not changed. But I regret that he was a distraction.”

It was also mentioned that Kennedy has visited some of the most well recognized camps in MMA, such as Jackson-Wink, and the visit was well received by the fighters; making the future of the MMAAA look rather bright if they continue to get some of the biggest names in the sport on its side.

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