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.
Weekly eats: Alexander Volkanovski
Weekly eats: Callan Potter
Weekly eats: Brendan Schaub
Weekly eats: Diego Sanchez
Engagement: Curtis Blaydes
Children of MMA: Angela Lee
Children of MMA: Nik Lentz
Children of MMA: Montana De La Rosa
Random leftovers: Joe Rogan
Random leftovers: Mike Perry
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