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Video: Jon Jones spars with Mike Tyson…and loses

Watch the Instagram clip of UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and boxing legend Mike Tyson in a one-on-one sparring session.

Jeff Bottari

While Jon Jones is currently sidelined following knee surgery, he still found the time to rub shoulders with Mike Tyson.

Hell, he even found time for a short sparring session with the boxing great. It was all in the spirit of entertainment, Tyson still managed to catch Jones with a jab that had those in attendance laughing at the sight of it.

Watch the clip below:

It seems Jones cannot help but spar with heavyweight champions, even though it has gotten him nowhere in the past. His highly-anticipated match-up with Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 was postponed to 2015 after the champion injured his knee in a sparring session with Alistair Overeem.

Thankfully, Tyson still had the necessary reflexes to keep "Bones" safe.

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