Jon Jones hits Glover Teixeira with an upper cut during the UFC light heavy weight championship fight at Baltimore Arena. Jones retained the light heavy height championship by defeating Teixeria. (Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports)
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Jon Jones punished Glover Teixeira for five rounds and won a unanimous decision Saturday night at UFC 172, successfully defending his light heavyweight championship for the seventh time.Jones was warned twice about eye pokes in the first two rounds and was threatened to have a point deducted if he did it again.UFC President Dana White welcomed Johnson back with one caveat, he would never return if he failed to make weight for the Davis bout.Johnson made weight for the 205-pound bout -- and made Davis pay. He busted open Davis near his left eye with a flurry of strikes early in the first, stopped all eight takedown attempts over three rounds and won 30-27 on all three cards.
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