UFC fighter tackles robbery suspect in park

Jon Jones, center, celebrates after beating Vladimir Matyushenko, right, during their UFC on Versus mixed martial arts match at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

March 19, 2011 6:20:26 PM PDT
A thief found out the hard way that you never know who's around the corner to stop a crime.

After allegedly robbing a woman, the robbery suspect was tackled by a bystander who turned out to be an ultimate fighter.

Jon "Bones" Jones tweeted a photo of the take-down.

Jones says he was at a park in Paterson, NJ getting ready for a fight on Saturday night, when a woman screamed she'd been robbed.

Jones and his coaches went after the suspect, putting him in a leg lock until police arrived.

Jones tweeted that it felt good to help others and that the incident gave him power and energy.

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