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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Francis Ngannou returns home
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- Baddest Man on the Planet? It's Stefan Struve, jokes Roy Nelson
- 'Things Never Said While Watching UFC' is our new favorite video
- Today in MMA history: Julie Kedzie remembers the night she fought Gina Carano in a women's MMA milestone
Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: MMA's week out of the cage: Francis Ngannou returns to Cameroon, Nicco Montano gets foot rehab