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.
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Animals of Instagram
Children of MMA
Activities and adventures
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Blue Corner 1hr ago
See how the Bellator 233 winners and losers reacted on social media outlets such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
UFC 2hr ago
UFC veteran Ed Herman admits he’s unsure about his fighting future after securing victory in his 40th professional fight at UFC on ESPN+ 21.
UFC 2hr ago
Light heavyweight prospect Karl Roberson recovered from a nasty eye poke to secure victory in Moscow, then called for a shot at the top 15.
UFC 3hr ago
Thoughts and analysis of the biggest storylines coming out of UFC on ESPN+ 21 which took place Saturday in Moscow.
UFC 4hr ago
See whom Zabit Magomedsharipov should fight next after his victory over Calvin Kattar at UFC on ESPN+ 21.
UFC 4hr ago
See who Calvin Kattar should fight next after his loss to Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC on ESPN+ 21.
UFC 5hr ago
Notable stats and figures to come out of UFC on ESPN+ 21, which took place in Moscow, and saw Zabit Magomedsharipov beat Calvin Kattar.
Bellator 5hr ago
Bellator 233’s Tyrell Fortune says Jake Hager ‘out of my league,’ but would love to welcome Tyson Fury to MMA
After his latest stoppage win at Bellator 233, Tyrell Fortune says he’d love to be the man to welcome Tyson Fury to the sport of MMA.
News 6hr ago
Was KSI vs. Logan Paul a display of skill? No, but that didn’t matter to a young crowd of first-timers or a promoter unafraid to try something new.
UFC 7hr ago
UFC champ Jon Jones took to social media and took some shots at Dominick Reyes as a perceived threat to his title reign.