Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual competition in which nearly every athlete is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for fighters to provide insight into their lives in order to connect with fans and gain followings.
Although the life of a fighter often can be mundane and repetitive, there still are moments of interest that take place outside the cage, ring or training room. Here are some of the most interesting of those occurrences from the past week.
Children of MMA: Dustin Poirier
Children of MMA: Tony Ferguson
Children of MMA: Brendan Allen
Children of MMA: Jan Blachowicz
Children of MMA: Mauricio Rua
Children of MMA: Cris Cyborg
Weekly eats: Roy Nelson
Weekly eats: Louis Smolka
Weekly eats: Brendan Schaub
Weekly eats: Rose Namajunas
Weekly eats: Katlyn Chookagian
Animals of Instagram: Angela Lee
Animals of Instagram: Frankie Edgar
Animals of Instagram: Jessica Andrade
Animals of Instagram: Jim Miller
Anniversary: Amanda Nunes & Nina Ansaroff
Birthday: Anthony Pettis
Engagement: Aljamain Sterling
Birthday: Junior Dos Santos
Birthday: Mick Maynard
Engagement: Chase Hooper
‘The Eagle’ and ‘The Fresh Prince’
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