Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram. I edited it down this week - I really did - but there were so many wonderful food pics and I can't turn down dogs! This week sees the MMAIG debuts of Chael Sonnen, Chris Leben, Demetrious Johnson, Donald Cerrone, Triple H and more. Enjoy the food porn, follow me on Instagram, and check out the store where you can buy the super awesome Bloody Elbow MMA on Instagram t-shirts!
Rashad Evans with Danny Trejo at WSOF: "Ran into one of my favorite actors @officialdannyT Danny Trejo at World Series Of Fighting @mmaworldseries! I must admit I was a little scared because I didnt want to say anything to piss him off cuz then Machete would come out and kill everybody in the arena!:) lol"
Erik Koch was hoping the 49ers would make it to the Super Bowl: "#questforsix #beattheseahawks"
Donald Cerrone was pulling for the Broncos: "Thanks @budweiser and @kevinharvickinc for these awesome seats at the AFC Championship game! Go Broncos!"
Miesha Tate cheers for the Seahawks: "Here we go! @MieshaTate has made her choice! Your picks? #SFvsSEA"
Glover Teixeira is King of the Hill: "Dia de escalada"
Brendan Schaub emulates Matthew McConaughey: "Dallas Buyer's Club moustache challenge accepted @donnybrookcody #VeniceBuyersClub"
Vinc Pichel loves his XBOX ONE: "Me + XBOXONE + @jaysins = @grotesquebeauty getting ignored while we kill people Hahahaha #XBOXONE #BATTLEFIELD4 #NotNowImKilling"
Triple H just started BJJ training!: "Please welcome the newest member of the Jiu-Jitsu family...Triple H!"
Julie Kedzie takes a sexy selfie:
Junior dos Santos had a flat tire :( : "Não sei porque mas acreditei que poderia viajar de carro pelas estradas do Brasil, que estaria tudo bem. Bom o resultado foi esse! #PENA #Descaso Eram cerca de três horas da manhã na Br 101 Bahia, sem nada, nem ninguém por perto e o celular sem funcionar. O nervosismo e o medo eram grandes..."
Chris Weidman battles the blizzard: "Not a fun ride home today! Crazy traffic everywhere. #blizzard #longisland"
Stephen Thompson and friends after a day of disc golf: "Had to get our disc golf on today with the fam. @thetitanmma @tonythompsonpb @raythompson @bam44bam"
Cole Miller spreads the word about MMA in middle Georgia: "Me and my man Rick at Fox24 in Macon helping spread the word about MMA in Middle GA. Thanks buddy!"
Lyoto Machida and Glover Teixeira do some training together: "@lyotomachidafw fazendo gracinha na hora do treino"
Master Thong sings during training at Team Alpha Male: "Having fun at practice! #TeamAlphaMale"
Jimi Manuwa enjoys Stockholm: "I just landed in Stockholm n@@#a. View from my hotel is great. Spending the next 2 days here to promote the fight. #ufclondon #stepintoourworld #lionseatfirst let's do it!!!"
Anderson Silva and his family at Bubba Gump Shrimp: "Família reunida e as mais novas agregadas a Família Silva " As Muletas " kkkk"
Josh Koscheck went fishing: "One of those days."
Ian McCall does some climbing: "My mountain man training is getting serious ... Climbed 600 feet today at lover leap"
Chad Mendes takes in some skiing: "Ridin the lift up the mountain. My legs r toast! @ab_raines @torque1_net"
Rener Gracie appreciates snowflakes: "This is what happens when you haven't seen a real snowflake in 3 years!"
Master Rafael Cordeiro looks relaxed and happy before Beneil Dariush's fight at UFC Fight Night 35: "Master Rafael smiling after my warm up for my fight. Unlike most coaches he didn't just hold pads for me, but he actually put the gloves on and kicked my ass. When time came for me to walk out I was fearless because I had all the fear kicked out of me. Thank you @kings_mma for helping me stay calm. You are the secret weapon that makes this game unfair. #warmup #mma #ufc #kingsmma #churchboyz #virtus #"
Andre Fili gives highlights of his Friday night workout: "Fight life is a grind. Dream chasing. Our Friday nights aren't glamorous. @mvmntcrossfit is the spot. @joshemmett145 @anth0nyavila @shakour135 #mma #crosfit #mvmntathletics"
Rousimar Palhares works out: "Sábado de trabalho intenso com o professor Claudio Pavanelli @beonepavanelli sempre muito bom estar na Beone, e com o @danielgfelix também. Profissionais de alto nível, que graças a Deus estão na minha vida! #Preparação #Saúde #Foco #UmObjetivo Great workout this saturday at Beone, thank God I have @beonepavanelli and @danielgfelix in my life giving me strenght, speed, explosion! #Focus #Determination #OneGoal #Health #Preparation"
Cris Cyborg embarks upon a paintball adventure: "O treino de hoje... Hahahah!! #train #today Thank you @gianttactical #funtime #criscyborg #playtime #friday #friendstime #hahhah #killpeople #gianttactical #paintballl #hollywood"
Ramsey Nijem enjoys Atlanta's aquarium (I'm a fan, too): "Me & @sheridanjt checking out the aquarium and then some #haha #atlantaaquarium"
Elias Silverio relaxes at the beach: "Nossa! Que chuva!☀️☀️☀️☀️"
Jessamyn Duke gets some work done: "From my second session with @tattooistcarsonhill yesterday to add some shading and color. #tattoo #sleeve #freshink"
Tecia Torres got work done, too: "All done =) thanks @gilink @gilink @gilink @blackrosetattooshop @blackrosetattooshop Time to heal. #teamtiny #tuf20 #ufc #attnation"
Tony Ferguson got his cast off: "Cast off. Time to go to work #Myway"
Mark Hunt Videos!
And, Rose got to FaceTime with her Grandma: "Got to see my grandma on FaceTime for her birthday!"
Duane Ludwig and his son, post-haircuts: "Hairs r cut @lilduanebang"
And post-training: "Good training session with @lilduanebang OSSSSSS!"
Ariel Helwani and his son supporting Team Canada: "We stand on guard for thee!"
Patrick Cote celebrates his nephew's birthday: "Happy bday little guy xxxx !!! #proudoncle #successcake #familly"
Mauricio Rua with his lovely family: "Aniversário do meu amorzinho da minha princezinha."
Anthony Pettis and His Daughter:
Chris Weidman's son is an attempted stowaway: "I'm gonna have to pack this little guy up with me for this trip. He won't get out of my suit case lol!"
Cris Cyborg's grandma looks like one tough lady!: "Hoje a homenagem é para minha Vó Nina,que esta fazendo 81anos. Eu nem sei como explica o sentimento que tenho por ela, é um carinho junto com a admiração misturado com respeito...só imagina uma "coroa" Guerreira, 100% ativa ,feliz, disposta, Independente, determinada, dirigi pra tudo que é canto é Simplesmemte ela! Todas As vezes que à Vejo, Gosto escutar suas historias, sempre aprendo alguma coisa.. Bom só tenho que agradecer à Deus por ter essa Pessoa especial do meu lado. Meus parabens vó que Deus te abencoe e continue cuidando Bem de você. Te amo! #grandmother #birthday #81years #example #life #champion #godblessyou #criscyborg"
Yancy Medeiros is all about some frog legs: "Frog legs taste like chicken.. Literally"
"#Memphis version:Don't drop that thun thun.. #winenights be hittin harrrrd.. 😂😂😂"
Yancy Medeiros also ate some alligator: "Eating some #alligator stew and bites.. Yah I'm crazy like that.."
Ronny Markes eats some good-looking vittles: "Almoço de campeão 🔝🔝 foco vamos que vamos.. @chikaofreitas"
Dan Hardy enjoys beans and toast: "No need to make dinner complicated. #Organic #Vegan #PowerMeal"
Michelle Waterson has a great plate: "Home cooking by @mothaivated"
Diego Brandao's lovely sushi: "Obrigado senhor @danielbreves @rpbjj #TEAMBRANDAO @iampetespratt nice week of train heyy"
Vinc Pichel gets a home-cooked meal from his Grandma: "Grandmas hooking up the sandwiches for lunch #FeelsGoodToEatAgain #FatKid #ItalianLife"
Chad Mendes's apres ski food: "After a long day of snowboarding I think it's only appropriate we grub a BBQ chicken pizza. Tryin to get my @touchyfili on!"
Mendes also made some elk tacos: "Just made some ground elk tacos for dinner. I might just smash my face into all 4 and just start chewing haha"
Glover Teixeira has a lovely bowl of motorized sushi:
Felice Herrig eats a healthy salad lunch: "LUNCH!!! 🍴"
Alptekin Ozkilic eats a few things:
Lyoto Machida's Dinner: "Good dinner eggs,almond butter with Tapioca n green juice!!Bom jantar com ovos,pasta de amêndoas com tapioca e suco Verde!"
Cris Cyborg got her greens in: "Pasta?? Não é couve mesmo!!!! #lunchtime #criscyborg #kale #juice #amino #guerra #osss #ideanutrition #proteinhouse #vegetariana 👍👊👏💪"
Chris Leben enjoys retirement: "Dinner with my wife, Matt and Heather. Just made a meat burrito"
"If I don't have to make weight, I'm gonna get huge. Cooking 3lbs of meat for dinner tonight in my new slow cooker. Have to feed the machine!"
Renato Sobral is in Germany:
Darren Uyenoyama partakes of some really tasty-looking stuff: "Cali Breakfast #notlindasbreakfast"
"Back to healthy eating"
Beneil Dariush's post-training meal: "Nothing like a good meal after training. #wholefoodswednesday"
Edmond Taverdyan cooks up Armenia BBQ for Jessamyn Duke and the ladies: "I walked out on the back porch and found this...#armenianbbq #bigbear"
Ricardo Almeida demonstrates clean eating: "Eating clean can be delicious too!! Been spoiled this last week! @monicadelgadob || comer comida saudável não quer dizer comida sem gosto! #healthy #eating #food #meal #nutrition #saúde #saudável #receita #rabjj #jiujitsuwayoflife"
Rener Gracie's dog, Tioki, is still adorable: "I'm sitting. Now gimme a treat."
Kyle Noke plays matchmaker: "Anyone got a girl that wants to breed with this handsome boy? #pimpinainteasy"
Cris Cyborg's dog, Fedor: "#happy #saturday #criscyborg #fedor #dog #parceiro #malibubeach #califa"
Rick Hawn honors his kitty who passed away: "RIP Robert, we will miss u. Thx for all the great memories."
Duke Roufus's Frenchy, Stella: "My Momma French Bulldog Stella. I think we got it all wrong when they say I'm her master. Tough life?"
Russell Doane and the dog he hopes to have soon: "They laughed when I said I was gonna spend my bonus on a dog. No I didn't buy him yet. Soon little doggy...soon. 🐶💚"
Fabricio Camoes is dog shopping: "I guess she wants a puppy... Choose one @lettyribeiro ... #shortbull #pitbullterrier #paterdale.. #bull"
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's dog: "MA dog !!"
Alexander Gustafsson's dogs: "Heeey there!"
It's bath time for Julie Kedzie's dog: "Someone hates her bath"
And here she is resting sweetly (I couldn't decide which pic to use!):
Tony Ferguson's Frenchy eats super food!: "Even my little #Champion has a Stack! #Knucklez #Frenchy #Frenchton #VeterinaryFormula #Canine #Superfood High in Protein, Vitamins, All Natural! Great Addition!"
The Savannah Cat is back!:
Here's Matt Roth's dog, Remy. I want to hug her!: "My dog is the most ridiculous. She thinks she's royalty. Most regal bitch ever."
Kenny Florian shows off his new Roots of Fight/Under Armour duds: "Thank you @rootsoffight & @underarmour for the package of dope #hoodies & #sweatshirts 👊💥 #boxing #champions #MikeTyson #JoeFrazier #RayMancini"
Daniel Cormier's UFC 170 walkout shirt: "About to start my sparring and figured lets release this @ufc 170 walkout tee. I really like it. Take part in my big night and wear my tee. Get it at www.Cfathletic.com go get em guys they are sick! #dcgrinds #embracthegrind #ufc170"
Michelle Waterson's signature "Karate Hottie" shirts: "Can't tell you how excited I am to have my very own signature t-shirt from @americanamma 😍😍😍 go check them out and grab a shirt before they go!!!"
Felice Herrig has some fun workout pants from Quads Not Included: "Omg I seriously can't wait to try on all my spats from @jillrudison #QuadsNotIncluded"