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: Amanda Nunes
Children of MMA: Michael Bisping
Children of MMA: Mackenzie Dern
Children of MMA: Robert Whittaker
Weekly eats: Valentina Shevchenko
Weekly eats: Kazushi Sakuraba
Conor McGregor’s new watch
Conor McGregor’s Yacht Life
Random leftovers: Mike Perry meets Shaq
Random leftovers: Luke Rockhold skateboards
Random leftovers: Anthony Pettis bottle kick
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