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Watch Jon 'Bones' Jones on Jay Leno

Jon Jones, second right, stands with others wearing

Jon Jones, second right, stands with others wearing a light heavyweight belt after defeating Mauricio Rua in their mixed martial arts match at UFC 128. (March 19, 2011) (Credit: AP )

Jon "Bones" Jones became the first UFC fighter to get a spot on "The Tonight Show" couch with Jay Leno (or any other host) on Thursday night.

He told the stories of his nickname, his crime fighting and growing up in a strict Christian home. There's nothing earth-shattering in here, and we credit Leno for not doing with lots of talk-show hosts do -- asking Jones to put him in a submission hold.



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