Jon Jones Deadlifts 500 Pounds

The former UFC light heavyweight champion is back in the gym.

Felt good to throw up 500 pounds today. It's been over four months, glad to know I still got it. Didn't even try maxing out. I figured since I have nothing coming up I would work on my base strength.. Bring on the juice jokes.

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Jon “Bones” Jones clearly isn’t letting his one-year suspension from the UFC get him down. Over the weekend, the former light heavyweight champion deadlifted 500 pounds and claimed to not be maxing out.

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Jones tested positive for banned substances just before UFC 200 in July, where he was scheduled to fight Daniel Cormier. He was removed from the card and Cormier fought Anderson Silva instead. Jones received the ban from USADA but is looking to get it reduced at an arbitration hearing set to take place today, according to

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