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The 'Old' Jones Showed Up to Fight

The 'old' Jon Jones reappears
By: Brett Okamoto, ESPN
"Jon Jones had a Jon Jones night. Can't put it any more simply than that.

"With retired NFL star Ray Lewis cageside, Jones performed Lewis' pregame dance prior to the walkout. Later, Jones would say he 'nailed it,' which he did. He then proceeded to beat down challenger Glover Teixeira in every imaginable (and at times, unimaginable) way.

"Afterward, the UFC light heavyweight champion refused to talk about his next challenge: Alexander Gustafsson, the very large Swede with the short shorts who gave Jones his toughest test to date at UFC 165 in September."

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