The California State Athletic Commission has cleared Jon Jones to return to competition but is also encouraging him to voluntarily submit to additional drug testing ahead of an upcoming UFC title fight at the end of the month. Jones (22-1) is scheduled to face Alexander Gustafsson for the light heavyweight title at UFC 232 on Dec. 29. That fight will take place in Las Vegas, but Jones was required to appear before the California commission first to tie up loose ends related to a license revocation last year. Going into Tuesday, there was very little chance of the CSAC interfering with Jones' return. There was a bit of a surprise though, when CSAC member Martha Shen-Urquidez asked Jones to enlist in the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) ahead of his next fight. Jones, 31, has tested positive for banned substances in 2016 and 2017. The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), which administers the UFC's drug program, has ruled that both failed...


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