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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Jorge Masvidal’s epic mural
Animals of Instagram
Classic Henry Cejudo
Children of MMA
Activities and adventures
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- Bellator 229 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media
- Yorgan De Castro after massive UFC 243 KO: 'If I land, they're going down'
- Serghei Spivac on his big-time motivation to get an impressive win at UFC 243
Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
Read the full article here: MMA's week out of the cage: Jorge Masvidal's flying knee KO mural at ATT; Henry Cejudo eats gold