A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA Twitterverse
"I just wanted to share some very exciting news with my fans. Heidi and I are having a baby. I couldn't be happier. We can't wait to add a little one to our family along with our amazing kids Cade, Dannika, and Trista" -Chuck Liddell, congrats!
"Wow! Have you ever not Checked the interweb in a few days, then next thing you know your supposedly fighting someone? Crazy how that happens" -Phil Davis, just found out about those reports apparently saying he's likely to take on Lyoto Machida.
"Thanks for the support guys, I gave it what I had but the better man won. Gonna take a little time off and get some learning done." -Dan Hardy
"I cant find my car keys anywhere.my daughter was the last one who touched them. I think she ate them!" -Chris Weidman
"How to lose a bacon in 10 days ;) RT @antontabuena How to Train Your Bacon #replacemovienameswithbacon" -Natasha Wicks, who as some people may already know, is working on something fun that is coming out in the next few days. Am I being vague?
"Time magazine names @SBNation one of the 50 top websites of 2011... Ok, so Time magazine also named Bleacher Report one of the top 50 sites of 2011, so disregard that list as it's completely worthless." -Luke Thomas
RIP SHAWN TOMPKINS
"In reality my loss doesn't mean shit. MMA lost a great man. RIP Shawn Tompkins! I trained wt him a few times. He was an awesome man!" -Danny Castillo
"My friend, my mentor, my best man. Thoughts, prayers and efforts are with the Tompkins family." -Mark Hominick
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 Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould... oh and maybe you all should follow that guy named Anton Tabuena
"Assassins Creed ad featuring Bj Penn" -BJ Penn
"Headed to train with Matt Hughes in Illinois. He's super funny expect something crazy from him!! ...Checking out Matt Hughes trophy room.... Gonna grab a MEAN workout with Matt Hughes, Jeremy Horn and Demarcus Johnson :) NICE!!!!" -BJ Penn
"Derrick Rose - BJ PENN - Adrian Peterson" -BJ Penn
THE FUTURE FACE OF WOMEN'S MMA?
"I think the real controversy should be over people expecting me to continue when I'm knowingly injuring a girl that's crying out in pain. I think mma would be worse off if there was a woman snapping someone's arm in half while they're screaming on national television... I don't regret my decision, I know I did the right thing" -Ronda Rousey, talking about her decision to let go of the armbar. Our own Tim Burke also talked about the issue here.
"Big winner @RondaRousey gets a visit from @BJPennDotCom" -Strikeforce
"UFC 3 me in the video game!!" -Anthony Pettis
"Got to love a good old eye poke! :-)" -Dan Hardy, yeesh.
DEAR MR. LAUZON AND MR. FITCH
"Todays #AskJoe question: Why go into TUF after @UFC?" -Joe Lauzon
"another food blog" -Jon Fitch, it might be hard to stick to a vegan diet like this, but I have to admit, some of these look pretty tasty
GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS
"I be up in the gym...." -Arianny Celeste
"faux snow : p" -Logan Stanton
"As far as physical features go, I have always appreciated this one. ;) Location:Sedona" -Natasha Wicks
"With my homies @ariannyceleste @urijahfaber @showtimepettis" -Chandella Powell
BONUS TWEETS: CHECK OUT $KALA
"Told u he's a injection into heavy weight division ... Thanks for the opportunity @danawhite #dumb... & 2 clear up what i said RE #dumb @danawhite. NOT a comparison of Sport. It's if u hate us (shaws) why give him back to us? So hence thank u" -Jared Shaw
"Who’s this Dude, Tattooed, yet Suburban Grown, Whos this Dude Spittin Saxaphone Blues with the Hue of Ghost" -Jared Shaw
"Artistic Vision Has Led Me To Rename Many Songs on the Upcoming COFFEE & CHRONIC VOL.1 ALBUM ... STAY TUNED...Had so much fun shooting this video. Be on the lookout for the video release date coming soon. Coffee... " -Jared Shaw, I'M SO EXCITED!