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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R.I.P. Stan Lee
- Cynthia Calvillo wants to settle 'unfinished business' with Michelle Waterson after UFC Argentina
- Ricardo Lamas would 'love' Max Holloway-Brian Ortega winner but realistic about chances
- UFC Fight Night 140 post-event facts: Ricardo Lamas a top featherweight finisher
Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: MMA's week out of the cage: Fighters mourn Stan Lee, Khabib builds water wells in Nigeria