Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and, perhaps most importantly, social-media platforms.
Fighters interact with fans, each other and many more through the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, which helps outsiders get a deeper look into the minds of the athletes.
Following Saturday’s UFC 252 event in Las Vegas, several of the winning and losing fighters, along with their coaches, training partners or family members, took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters.
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The defeated: Tony Kelley
The defeated Ashley Yoder
The defeated: TJ Brown
The defeated: Felice Herrig
The defeated: John Dodson
The defeated: Herbert Burns
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🇺🇸 ☞ [VALUE] When we go through difficult times or lose a battle, we tend to value ourselves less & believe that others value us less as well. Imagine that I held up a $100 bill. If I show anyone this $100 bill and ask them it’s value they will of course say $100. If I threw the bill on the ground, stepped on it, got it dirty, even ripped it a little bit and then ask it to be valued – the answer would still be $100. No matter what has or will happen to you, nothing will be able to take away your value as a human being. Nothing will destroy your dignity. Difficult moments makes us stronger and our values can only multiply with our experiences, however the decision to learn positively from an experience and gaining value is up to you. ○●○● 🇧🇷 ☞ [VALOR] Quando passamos por momentos difíceis ou perdemos uma batalha, tendemos a nos valorizar menos e a acreditar que os outros também. Imagine que eu tenho uma nota de R$100. Se eu perguntar qual é o valor da nota, naturalmente vão dizer R$100. Se eu dobrar, jogar a nota no chão, pisar nela, sujar, e até rasgar um pouco, e em seguida, perguntar o valor da nota – a resposta ainda seria R$100. Não importa o que aconteceu com você, nada será capaz de tirar o seu valor. Nada nem ninguém destruirá sua dignidade. Os momentos difíceis nos tornam mais fortes e os nossos valores podem se multiplicar com as nossas experiências, no entanto a decisão de aprender positivamente à partir de uma experiência e ganhar valor depende de você. 🙏🏾🔥 #TheBlaze #TatamiFightwear #Tatami #PBECatering #BurnsBJJ #SanfordMMA #CombatClub #UFC #BurnsBrothers #TeamBurns
A post shared by Herbert “The Blaze🔥” Burns (@herbertburns) on Aug 17, 2020 at 10:11am PDT
The defeated: Junior Dos Santos
The defeated: Sean O’Malley
The defeated: Daniel Cormier
The victorious: Kai Kamaka
The victorious: Chris Daukaus
The victorious: Livinha Souza
The victorious: Danny Chavez
The victorious: Virna Jandiroba
The victorious: Vinc Pichel
The victorious: Merab Dvalishvili
The victorious: Jairzinho Rozenstruik
The victorious: Marlon Vera
The victorious: Stipe Miocic
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