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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.
Video: LFA’s top knockouts of 2020 (SMG)
Michael Chandler's octagon debut set vs. Dan Hooker at UFC 257
Jon Jones mocks 'hater' Daniel Cormier on six-year anniversary of UFC 182 grudge match
Today in MMA History: Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier fight for first time (not counting press conferences)
Josh Fremd vs. Bruno Oliveira headlines LFA 98 in Kansas
Scott Coker anticipates February restart for Bellator with 22-26 events in 2021