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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Shooting, hunting, fishing
Activities and adventures
Court McGee gets the spotlight
- Marcin Tybura knows fans won't like him when he fights Derrick Lewis in UFC-Austin co-headliner
- Who ya got?! Fighters predict Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros at UFC Fight Night 126
- UFC-Austin's Jared Gordon will tell his harrowing story over and over if it helps others
Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: MMA's week out of the cage: Court McGee honored, Amanda Nunes models, Yoel Romero indulges