Graphic by Anton Tabuena
The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world. This week features Miesha Tate vs. Bellator, BJ Penn, Chael Sonnen, and Marijuana.
A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse
"Learning new things training in Brazil. Hot sun & Big butts!" -Jake Ellenberger
"Apparently using your turn signal is a sign of weakness here in Brazil" -Jake Ellenberger
"I've never run from a fight.... Because I'm too slow to get away" -Forrest Griffin
":( dentist appointment right now... If you hear later that I capoeira kicked a dentist, it's only because he came at me with some sort of torture device!!! #whywouldilie" -Cub Swanson
"At least once a day I type out a tweet and then decide against sending it, because I know a bunch of people will start whining if I do." -Dan Hardy
There's a ton of tweets below, but first, don't forget to follow me on twitter: @antontabuena
Oh, and these guys are probably worth following as well: The Official BloodyElbow Twitter Account, Luke Thomas, Kid Nate, Brent Brookhouse, Richard Wade, Chris Barton, Damon O, Scott Broussard, Tim Burke, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Ben Thapa, Josh Nason, T.P. Grant, Steph Daniels.
"You don't GIVE. I TAKE. Remembah that, Bonesie-Boy Chael Sonnen" -
"If I could understand a single word Chael Sonnensaid about me I might be mildly offended." -
"Hard to hear Chael Sonnenall the way from the bottom of his pit of obscurity." -
"Ya know Chael Sonnen, I was wrong about your acting ability. Calling me out was your best performance yet." -
MIESHA TATE VS. BELLATOR
"@bjornrebney I cannot believe you would allow your champion to be placed on the UN televised undercard in her hometown.." Miesha Tate
"I just UNfollwed @bellatormma for their ill treatment of their champ @zoilagurgel I hope u will unfollow until she is added 2 the main card" -Miesha Tate
"Its not ok 4 the @bellatormma champ @zoilagurgel 2 b placed on the untelived portion of the undercard, in her hometown 2! @bjornrebney" -Miesha Tate
"@bjornrebney A champion is a champion regardless if she is fighting up a weight, u use her image to promote the posters & then put her on The undercard?! Blows my mind..... This is the 2nd time too you have done this I tell you what I would rather never fight MMA Again then fight for u under @bellatormma banner.... The amount of disrespect you have given @zoilagurgel is disgusting" -Miesha Tate
"PLS continue 2 show support in getting @bellatormma 2 place @zoilagurgel on the main televised card Oct 26th as shes the champ" -Miesha Tate
"Officer Sanchez i could see this in my future after fighting is done" -Diego Sanchez, I'd rather see him try to catch vampires.
"Great sparing this morning!!! @ufc 154" -Donald Cerrone
"Someone had to take a bite out of that infamous Mike Beltran mustache at some point!" -Ronda Rousey
DROP BACK DOWN PLEASE?
"180lbs 7 weeks out :)" -B.J. Penn, looks in shape, but this is just even more reason to fight at 155 lbs.
EVER NOTICE HOW MOST DUDES DON'T SMILE FOR THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSE?
"This is my medical marijuana license I don't take other medications, so don't hate" -Matthew Riddle, I'd be smiling too.
HENDO IN ASIA
"Rach and I at Marina Bay Sands Hotel pool, awesome hotel and the view up here is even better " -Dan Henderson
"3 angry birds on the cable cars headin to Sentosa" -Dan Henderson
"Bamboo island in Phuket" -Dan Henderson
"Thanks to everyone who came to Dan Hendersonin Singapore for my seminar today, great turnout. Had a great time teaching" -