Jon Jones made a winning return to the UFC as he pounded out a unanimous decision win over Ovince Saint Preux. Zach Collins Jersey . Bones Jones showed a few signs of rust in his first appearance in 15 months at UFC 197, but still swept the judges cards with scores of 50-44, 50-45 and 50-45 to claim the interim light-heavyweight belt.The 28-year-old New York fighter, who has suffered just one defeat by disqualification, had been stripped of the full title. Saint Preux only landed 58 strikes in comparison to 131 for Jones, who landed a crisp spinning kick in the second round, while the Tennessee man was taking a string of elbows in the fourth when the bell halted the onslaught. Saint Preux withstood a punishing assault in the fourth round Despite his wide points win, Jones felt he produced a tentative performance after a long lay-off.I was watching, imagining, anticipating techniques - knowing when techniques would have landed, but just not going for it, he told ESPN.But rival Daniel Cormier, who was working as a TV analyst, gave Jones more credit for his convincing victory.He said: Even when youre not feeling your best, most guys cant win a fight 50-44.Jon still won 50-44 even though he did not have his best performance. I was impressed with him in that sense. Also See: No McGregor at UFC 200 Do you like McGregor? McGregor: Im not retired Features Damon Stoudamire Jersey . According to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie, the deal will pay Schenn $2.25 million in the first year and $2.75 million in the second year. In 82 games with the Flyers in 2013-14, Schenn scored 20 goals and added 21 assists. Anthony Tolliver Jersey . Nikolai Khabibulin was yanked in the second period, and the Ottawa Senators looked ready to put away a big road win.LeGarrette Blount is returning to the New England Patriots. The team announced on Thursday that the 27-year-old had returned to the team after being waived on Tuesday by the Pittsburgh Steelers. ESPNs Mike Reiss reports that the deal is for two years and worth the veteran minimum plus incentives. Unhappy with his playing time with LeVeon Bell receiving a majority of carries, Blount attempted to leave the stadium before the Steelers 27-23 victory over the Teennessee Titans on Monday night was even over. Martell Webster Jersey. Blount spent last season with the Pats, rushing for nearly 800 yards. He ran for four touchdowns in a January rout of the Indianapolis Colts. He joins a backfield that features Jonas Gray, who ran for four touchdowns of his own on Sunday night against the Colts, along with Shane Vereen and Brandon Bolden. The Patriots are next in action on Sunday when they host the Detroit Lions. ' ' '
few signs of rust in his
few signs of rust in his