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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.

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The road to UFC 242

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This is so BAD ASS. They don’t play in Abu Dhabi!!!

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Animals of Instagram

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А вы знаете, почему так часто ураганы называют женскими именами? 🌪🌑😈 ⠀ И да, кажется, что в течении некоторого времени ещё Буся будет здесь)) Лошадки – это просто любовь🤷‍♀️☺) Особенно без кнутов, острых шпор, лошадиной усталости, неумелости или жестокости людей. В общем, всего того, что когда-то оттолкнуло меня от конного спорта. Счастливая сытая лошадка, которая хочет жевать травку в кайф и нестись бешено по полю, а твоя задача только её притормаживать на поворотах, это так, как это должно быть. С @bagirochkaya и её лошадками только так ❤ ⠀ Do you know why so often storms are called female names? 🌪🌑😈 ⠀ And, yes, it seems for some time Busia will be here)) Horses it's just love🤷‍♀️☺) Especially without whips, sharp spurs, horse fatigue, human ineptitude or cruelty. All that once pushed me away from equestrian sport. A happy well-fed horse who wants to chew herbs and rush wildly across the field, and your task is only to slow horse down when cornering, this is the way it should be. With @bagirochkaya and her horses only like that ❤

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The level of clumsy

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Ground was too hot for #PrincessBlue

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Weekly eats


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Happy birthday 🌹 @RoseNamajunas!

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Grateful 🙌🏻✨ #bdayvibes 2.3 🎈

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Children of MMA

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Let's go dada!❤❤ #spoiled

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My little mini. Missoula, MT adventures ♡

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Summer camp zoo trip

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Random leftovers

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Gracie Jiu Jitsu Blackbelt

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3.5 years ago on the 27th of this month I walked into my tenth rehab. I was 163 lbs of bones and skin after shooting cocaine and heroin for months. I came out 45 days later at 210 lbs. This was an assessment picture @ironlionperformance with @coach_carlsen we took to try to get me in shape to get me back in the cage. 7 fights later I am making my 5th #UFC walk. I have abstained from drugs and alcohol this whole time. If I can do it you can to. Ups and downs are a part of my journey and probably a part of yours. Have a great Monday, can’t wait to prove myself once again this Saturday at #UFCMinneapolis… #mma #grateful #sober #sobriety #recovery #recovered #fight #comebackking #flash #flashgordon #astoria #nyc #ny #queens #milwaukee #roufusport

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Tom Daley eat your heart out. 🔟 🥇

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