A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA Twitterverse
FOR THE PEOPLE WHO ARE DOUBTING IF RAMPAGE TOOK THIS FIGHT SERIOUSLY
"3 more days till weigh in. 205 is no longer mission impossible." -Quinton Jackson
There's a ton of tweets after the jump, but first, don't forget to follow:
The Official BloodyElbow Twitter Account, Luke Thomas, Kid Nate, Brent Brookhouse, Mike Fagan, Leland Roling, Richard Wade, Jonathan Snowden, Chris Barton, Damon O, Scott Broussard, Tim Burke, Matt Bishop, Fraser Cofeen... oh and maybe you all should follow that guy named Anton Tabuena
OH DID YOU WANT THAT FIGHT? SORRY, NOT HAPPENING.
"gutted for chael sonnen, people make mistakes.He paid his dues and should be allowed to continue with his career. Real shame for the guy... I did wanna fight him,as it would of been awesome, and a no1 contender matchup, but my own personal wants aside, I do truly feel for the guy... so whats the deal. Can sonnet compete from next june then??? Im confused." -Micheal Bisping
"for realize. GSPvsDiaz=bullshit" -Jon Fitch, wants another crack at GSP.
"@THEREALMAYORGA Your wasting your time looking for a payday with me...we will see who the real fighter is when I see you!!" -BJ Penn, after being twitter spammed by boxer Ricardo Mayorga, or at least a guy who claims to be him... Can't be sure it's really him having all that smack talk translated then tweeted.
"@THEREALMAYORGA At first I didn't know if Mayorga was punch drunk or just drunk. Now I'm positive he's both... LOL. MMAricons! I gotta give you that one. For a dumb ass that was pretty funny." -Din Thomas, also responding to the huge amount of smack this "Mayorga" account spews his way.
YOU'RE GETTING OLD
"I'm 30!! Thank you for the happy birthdays!" -Georges St-Pierre
"Thanks for all the birthday wishes so it's my turn to give something back; so in about one hour episode 3 will be online!" -Alistair Overeem
"It passed 42 to 18!!!!! FINALLY!!! NY!!!!" -Dana White, don't get too excited, we're not there yet.
"It is official lades and gents! I’m fighting right here in my hometown of New York City! The fight is my first Pro..." -Phillipe Nover, the tweet was cut short, but this won't be MMA. It will be his first professional Muay Thai bout against Anthony Ford.
NINJA RUA RETIRES VIA TWITTER
"Congrats to my opponent Tom Watson for the win @bammauk tonight, he was better and deserved it... I would like to announce officially my retirement from PRO MMA fights tonight. It was an amazing run, and its a very tough moment but there comes a time for all in life, and it's time to move on. I am proud of all I did in MMA and all experiences I had. I will continue to work with MMA,doing seminars, eaching classes, training fighters,and doing my share to help our sport that I love so much. Its time now to help others and enjoy my family, my wife, my kids and move one... Life goes on, memories will stay forever, and MMA will still be my life forever. THank you so much you all! " -Ninja Rua
"All this time I thought the Toronto Raptures were making a comeback. DAMN!" -Din Thomas
"If the train for heaven leaves tonight at 6pm, you can be sure all the Brazilians will be late. So I might still get a seat." -Din Thomas
"JUST IN!!! Dana White will counterprogram The Rapture tonight with a UFC Best of 2010 on Spike. We are ok!" -Din Thomas
"Why are people making fun of my facial hair?" -Cung Le
"#superwifey @MicheleFitch made me another killer lunch" -Jon Fitch
"I’ve never said it but I can paint it! #idowhatiwant" -Brittney Palmer
MIESHA TATE, #NOSHIRTNATION, AND THE OCTAGON GIRLS
"Whilst showering I like to use my vibrato. In fact, I was using my vibrato all day in the car while I did errands. It was fun." -Natasha Wicks, I read it wrong.
"Man...my house music keeps me going and reminds me of the beach and pool season!! oh ya bikinis..brazilian cut. Duhhhhhh. :D" -Arianny Celeste
"I miss my bunnies! Love these girls." -Chandella Powell
"Party time! How about dem coconuts! Bwaaahahaha!" -Arianny Celeste
"Me n my fav lil brit @ElouisaParisi :)" -Arianny Celeste
"Beach living..not too shabby! Going to eat brunch on the beach! :D" -Arianny Celeste
"track side at out door nationals." -Kelli Hutcherson
"First drink of the day!! ...poolside :)" -Kelli Hutcherson