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 fighter is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for competitors to provide insight into their lives to connect with fans and gain a following.
Although the life of a fighter often can be mundane and repetitive, there are still 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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St. Patrick’s Day in MMA
Animals of Instagram
Aidan White’s amateur boxing debut
Children of MMA
Shooting, hunting, fishing
Activities and adventures
- Tom Duquesnoy praises 'strong' and 'well-prepared' Terrion Ware but thinks win was deserved
- Paul Craig's joy from miraculous UFC-London win short lived as fear of being released sets in
- Jan Blachowicz lukewarm on Jimi Manuwa trilogy after UFC-London win, still wants 'Shogun'
Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: MMA's week out of the cage: Dana White's son wins boxing debut, Conor McGregor's St. Patrick's Day