A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse
NICK DIAZ VS. CARLOS CONDIT 2... YUS!
"the rumor is true. Carlos did accept the fight today and Carlos is coming on Friday not thur." -Dana White, confirms rumors of a second meeting between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit. Good thing they're doing that again, cause there's too many reasons why it should happen.
There's a ton of tweets after the jump, 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, Leland Roling, Richard Wade, Chris Barton, Damon O, Scott Broussard, Tim Burke, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Matt Roth, Ben Thapa, Josh Nason.
$5000 TWITTER BONUSES!
"Twitter quarterly bonus award time! Fighters placed in 4 categories based on # of followers at beginning of the quarter. Prizes 5k each." -UFC
"Most followers in each of 4 categories: UFCand - congrats!" -
"Biggest % growth in followers/category: UFC, , , " -
"I'd have a lot more followers but most my folks from GA still on prepaid phones that ain't got that twitter shit" -Forrest Griffin
TUF BRAZIL AND 1ST WORLD PROBLEMS
"In rio for first day of Lorenzo Fertittathere is so much talent here it's loco!" -
"I just watched one of the best fights I've ever seen. Lorenzo Fertittait's gonna be a sick season." -
"I hate helicopters but I'm getting on one anyway. Rio traffic! ...Helicopter again. Not fun! Lorenzo Fertitta, should have used the hash tag #FirstWorldProblems instead. ;)" -
"Check out my first self portrait! I painted it for my amazing fan Brittney Palmer:-)" -
"BTS: shoot for Arianny Celestewent great today!" -
"Beach! Girl time! " -Arianny Celeste
"Looks like I'm still hangin at the flamingo hotel in vegas.. Oh X Burlesque days." -Brittney Palmer
"Anybody in the UK see UFCin ? One word: wow!" -
VALENTINES DAY TIPS FROM MMA FIGHTERS AND PERSONALITIES
"Looking for V-Day ideas? Strikeforce, , Chuck, Forrest, Brittney Palmer and more give you some tips..." -
"Hay guys its a fight it happens but to think I hit him intentionaly is just not cool" -Alex Caceres
"SURPRISE! the opening gladiator wasn't fired, he got a sweet new job with Madonna! Congrats, guy!" -UFC
"I wouldn't pack for June in Brazil just yet, Eagles. Grab a coat, though, because if this happens Hell is frozen." -Chael Sonnen
"I once had an old guy tell me "well I didnt smoke crack today so I guess it was a good day" he then proceeded to ask me if I had any crack?" -Forrest Griffin