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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Henry Cejudo’s championship tour
Animals of Instagram
MMA at the White House
Children of MMA
Shooting, hunting, fishing
Activities and adventures
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- Daniel Kelly has a plea for one last UFC bout, it involves his son – and we're not crying, you are
- Title challenger Darren Till towers over welterweight champ Tyron Woodley in UFC 228 poster
- Sean O'Malley targets Alejandro Perez for UFC 229
Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: MMA's week out of the cage: Henry Cejudo's title tour, MMA at the White House