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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International Women’s Day
The life of “The Notorious”
Weddings, anniversaries and engagements
Children of MMA
Shooting, hunting, fishing
Activities and adventures
- Boxer Gervonta Davis tweets 'I think I want to fight in the UFC;' MMA fighters respond accordingly
- That time Valerie Letourneau choked a CFL player because she thought he made fun of her
- 'Big' John McCarthy's biggest Bellator broadcasting challenge? It's the cussing
Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: MMA's week out of the cage: Jon Jones on stage with Steve Aoki, International Women's Day