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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Holly and JT
Animals of Instagram
- Bellator 197 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media
- Free agent Luke Sanders hoping for financial stability after UFC on FOX 29 win
- UFC on FOX 29's Antonio Carlos Junior still sees a lot to improve on, but 'I’m ready for everybody'
Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: MMA's week out of the cage: Holly Holm meets Justin Timberlake, Phil Baroni feeds a raccoon