Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram! I got you more cats. And babies. And food. And general fighty awesomeness. The food was really good this week - lots of colorful, healthy and delicious-looking stuff. On the same day, within hours, UFC Light Heavyweights Jon Jones, Glover Teixeira and Alexander Gustafsson all posted their training food and it all looked amazing. I'd also like to give a shoutout to Carlos Condit who loves to cook and creates some really good-looking stuff. Finally, I'd like to mention that Nick Newell is making his MMAIG debut this week and he has cats. Follow me on Instagram and enjoy the pics!
This may be my favorite Throwback Thursday pic to date. Diego Sanchez: "#TBT @diegosanchezufc #YES #UFC171"
Cris Cyborg kinda feels like choking out Chael Sonnen in Las Vegas: "Olha quem encontrei!! Posso colocar para dormir? Look who I met! Can I put him to sleep? Great to meet you! #criscyborg #lasvegas #sonnen #nice #funny #ideanutrition #brazilianstyle #chaelsonnen"
Brendan Schaub does yoga with Tim Tebow: "Saturday morning Yoga life in Santa Monica w/ @timtebow and the amazing @elisejoan"
Dan Hardy with his UFC Fight Pass broadcasting team: "The new @UFC #FightPass team. I'm excited to be working with these guys. @JohnGoodenUK @AndyFriedlander #BritPack"
Lyoto Machida hits up the Sprinkles cupcake ATM: "It is time of cupcake!!!E hora do cupcake na máquina eletrônica 24hrs,e quase um caixa eletrônico !!"
Cris Cyborg and Tracy Lee are looking pretty fierce: "👊 Tô Gostando disso!!! Haha👊 #pro-tect #train #lasvegas #progunclub #TracyLee #photograph #thankyou"
"honor to meet these 2! #willsmith #jadasmith @ufc"
And here's Joe Rogan with Roy Jones, Jr.: "Huge honor tonight - I got to meet my all time favorite boxer, the great Roy Jones Jr."
John Dodson shows off his moves: "@johndodsonmma shaking it for Dex and he's loving it! @buckanddex @BuffaloThunder #Shadea #ufc170"
Team Alpha Male with Stone Cold Steve Austin: "Awesome meeting @steveaustinbsr tonight! We need to go hunting!!!"
Stephen Thompson does look a little awkward in his post-fight interview: "Interview after the fight and BOY do I look like a dork hahahah"
Dana White fills in for the fourth fighting horsewoman: "Get ready 2 ride for the #4horsewomen, #queensarmy!!! @jessamynduke @marinashafir"
The Bourdains enjoy their tiki UFC viewing party in Miami: "@ufc viewing party yo! @anthonybourdain @biggayicecream @joebeefmtl @cheeseburgerbaby #tikistyle #intensity #miami"
Jose Aldo is going on a road trip: "A caminho da quadra da Vila Isabel !!;-) alguém me seguraaaaa!! "I'm the greatest""
Roufusport BJJ coach Daniel Wanderley with Stephan Bonnar at UFC 170: "It was great to see my friend Stephan Bonner at fights tonight! Foi muito bom rever meu amigo Robocop no UFC hoje a noite! #GoodFriend #UFC170 #CarlsonGracieMemory"
Erik Koch and the Pettis brothers look ready to hit the Vegas Strip: "Congrats to my boi @newbreedufc big win 2night!!! #roufusport"
Elevator selfie of the Ronda Rousey crew after her win: "Best elevator pic ever - courtesy @layziethesavage"
Junior dos Santos with tennis player Ana Ivanovic: "Acabei conhecer @anaivanovic aqui em LA. Foi ótimo, Simpática demais. I just met @anaivanovic here in LA and it was great. She is so nice. #Ilikenicepeople"
Daniel Cormier with CM Punk after his win: "Ran into this guy in the back after the fights last weekend. "The best in the world" CM PUNK @ufc 170"
Fabricio Werdum looks ready for paint ball: "Oss"
Antonio Silva gets worked on: "Pezao chorando na fisioterapia kkkkk @bigfootsilva"
Wanderlei Silva made a video and the sound is not playing (at least for me) but I still thought it looked fun: "Estou indo andar de bike aqui na strep em vegas quem me ver e gritar bem alto"EU SOU TEAM" vai ganhar essa linda camiseta autografada pelo seu amigo!!! Te veja lá!!!!"
Roxanne Modafferi squares off against a fan with really big hands: "Me and a fan I ran into with gigantic fake fists at the UFC 170. Lol I asked him to square off with me. He asked me to sign his glove. Win-win situation."
Carlos Condit works out: "#SundayFunday with @sixgungibson and @thefoxidentity"
Here's Daniel Roberts on a horse:
Here's Donald Cerrone with NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer: "@ClintBowyer #wideopen"
Louis Smolka got a little muddy:
Bigfoot Silva on a motorcycle ride: "Motorcycle time with @brunosoel and Stefane Dias. Hora do passeio de domingo..."
Josh Koscheck is hunting: "Red Neck Security"
Jessica Eye after her fight at UFC 170: "My heart hurts from the decision but not a mark on my face . But a mental mark in my brain and these past 7 weeks has changed my life and excited to move forward to winning a title one day"
Mauricio Rua with his friend, chef Alex Atala (a super amazing chef in Brazil): "Almoçando com o amigo @alexatala no Dalva e Dito! Show de bola! Lunch with my friend Alex Atala at Dalva e Dito in São Paulo!"
Here's Patrick Cote with his shirt off! He's training in Thailand: "With Will Elliot director of @tigermuaythai !! Awesome hopitality !! Thanks"
Lyoto Machida doing beach yoga. He's got some good flexibility: "Yoga on The beach!! Yoga na praia!"
Roxy Modafferi with her new Invicta contract!: "Invicta!!!"
Luke Rockhold is enjoying his time in Colombia: "Tasting the local flavors @ufc @ufcnetwork"
Anderson Silva hits mitts: "#AndersonsRoadToRecovery @spiderandersonsilva hitting mits with his boxing coach @marcostunts #silvamtc #silvamuaythaicollege #andersonsilva #roadtorecovery"
Alexander Gustafsson wears his Team Canada jersey to honor the Olympic Gold Medal team: "A bet is a bet here we go guys!!!!"
Alistair Overeem on his visit to Jamaica: "@Alistairovereem: Welcomed in Jamaica, friendly meeting with charming minister of sport mrs Natalie Neita Headley"
Rousimar Palhares has another birthday cake! He actually had an octagon-shaped cake last week, too, but the picture got taken down :( : "Obrigado Team Nogueira, esse bolo é o símbolo do carinho de todos vocês, por isso somos uma família!! #DiaEspecial Thank you Team Nogueira, that cake represent the affection of all of you, that's why we are a family!! #SpecialDay"
Josh Thomson gets the pin out of his thumb: "Today is the day we remove the hardware from my thumb. "So you wanna be a F"#WestCoast ridin with my gal @lalalopez87 #Scooter"KING FIGHTER, DO YA?" @ufc @ufc_shanda @dana_white_ufc #fox @fluffyguy @djbiz @official_aka @leovieirabjj @leandrovbteam @marcusbuchecha @lucasleitebjj"
Jeremy Stephens and his wife go for a scooter ride: "#WestCoast ridin with my gal @lalalopez87 #Scooter"
Glover Teixeira gets screwed over by that stupid crane game: "Hoje não deu"
Mark Hunt Videos!
The UFC light heavyweights brought their "A" game with these pics:
Jon Jones (reigning champ): "Baked lamb, spinach, zucchini, butternut squash and yams #lunch"
Glover Teixeira (#1 contender): "Lunch time"
Alexander Gustafsson (former challenger): "Diet food after training!!! @vasaaptit @jimmyboyeriksson @niklasbkstrm"
Rener Gracie and CM Punk celebrate with acai: "Acai after-party with my super homie, CM Punk. #teamrousey #ufc170 @acairoots (@arielhelwani shoulda been here!)"
Ronda Rousey celebrates with chicken wings after her win: "Post fight #hotwings"
Darren Uyenoyama's dinner: "Pork chop beaded in gluten free flour, broccoli, and cauliflower rice. #paleo #itstartswithfood #stilltrying"
Hector Lombard with his favorite frozen drink: "Steve frozen chillers the best frozen healthy drink in the world"
Chris Cariaso tipped to the unhealthy side: "Yum. Screw diets. #foodporn"
Erik Koch makes turkey tacos: "Turkey tacos #healthyeating"
Chris Leben is back on the meat: "First meal after my fast. I'm not joking around 2lbs of steak 2 lbs of chicken brocoli potatoes and gyoza"
Ricardo Almeida gets ready to make some eggs the way I like them (except I like them with cheese, too): "Breakfast Weapons of health construction || Armas da Saude e bem estar #health #healthy #fit #breakfast #jiujitsuwayoflife #rabjj #saude #cafedamanha"
Cris Cyborg's healthy lunch: "#keepstrong #luchtime #kale #fish #juice #limon #beet #organic"
Ronda Rousey about to eat some barbecued lamb chops. Mochi wants some, too.: "@mistapoint's BBQ lamb... 😱"
Rafael dos Anjos's quinoa cake: "Só ela mesmo!!! Chegar do treino e ter bolinho de quinoa pro almoço. Te amo @crisdosanjos82 . So blessed to have a wife like @crisdosanjos82 , coming from training and have quinoa cake for lunch... Love U..❤️ #blessed #blackbeltbistro #ufcchampion #mma #gordojj #bjj #bjjchengelifes #jiujitsu #jesusfirst #thankyougod"
BE's Steph Daniels shared her lunch with us :) "Nothing better than homemade cheese steak with some Funyons & a Coke"
Carlos Condit's meal looks tasty: "#Organic #FightFuel"
Condit also posted this food video and says he's currently obsessed with food (yay!): "Usually at this point in my training camp/weight cut, food is kind of an obsession... #FightFuel"
Cub Swanson's dog, Danger, got dangerous in the back seat: "Danger Swanson made a mess in the back seat @cubswanson"
But here is Danger looking sweeter: "Danger living up to his hype. Just look at the fear on Monkeys face 🙈 #terrifying"
Natasha Wicks's dog, Lola, goes for a trip: "Lola always be trippin.. 😘🐶"
Really more of a food pic from Jon Jones but I focused on the cat: "Grape fruit and pomegranate #delicious #hydration #freshair #charcoal #juicehead"
Here is a better pic of both of Jones's cats: "Good night from my cats Charcoal & Mufasa"
Nick Newell has cats, y'all! Felice Herrig called him a one-armed cat lady in the comments for this one: "#NoFilter #MajesticBeast #StripeyCat #StripeyMonday"
Pascal Krauss's dog is having doggy dreams: "Dunno what this dog is dreaming about but im pretty sure its dirty #RawDogging #Doggystyle"
Yancy Medeiros's dog is excited to go for a ride: "Get home and this #divadog always wants to go car riding.. She snorts when she conplains 😂😂.. #bullypitbull #razoredge you get a dog make she you teach them the "backup trick" 👌"
Tyson Griffin's dog, Brutus, is trying to assert his power: "Being back in Vegas means I have to deal with my brothers energy rubbing off on Brutus because he watched him for so long. Crazy how we are all just animals and have to learn animal behavior and psychology on a basic level. If you want good energy then be around good energy! #americanbulldog #Brutus #beast #dog #mansbestfriend #baddog #brotherlylove Q"
Anthony Johnson's sweet girl. Misaki: "How can I not love this face. Misaki is my girl #Blackzilians #rumblejohnson #daxline #wcg #rumblejohnson #mma #ufc #americanbullies"
Quinton Jackson and his dog show off their tricks: "My male dog is cool with u.. As long as u don't try 2 touch his back legs 4 some reason. Haha #rarebreed #AdronicusMastiff (not a pit or a cane Corso)"
Russell Doane's dog on the beach: "Acai bowls and beaches. 🐶🌊☀️#seewhatididthere #hilife"
Alexander Gustafsson snuggles with his dog: "Quality time!"
Chris Weidman's sweet little one-eyed dog: "My one eyed beauty! Love her so much! Glaucoma is a tough one. Thanks to the animal wellness center in huntington station for all the great care!!"
Miesha Tate's dog plays and eats: "My dog likes to PLAY with his dog food #SoCute"
Marloes Coenen's cat watches the fights with her: "Watching the fights and all of a sudden it's a little warm & heavy in my neck.."
Jimi Manuwa with his dog after a run: "Midnight run with my trusted training partner. #storm #unreachables #doberman #ufclondon #stepintoourworld"
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira with an Abu Dhabi dog: "With a faster dog on The world from Abu Dhabi . Com o cachorro mais rápido do mundo em Abu Dhabi. #UAElifestyle"
Travis Browne with his dog in the cage: "Lani- my ride or die!!! Been with me for 11 years now!! She runs the pack!! Love this girl!! First time in #ABQ #505 watching daddy get some work in!!"
Patrick Cote with a really big cat! He looks amazing: "Finally i got my picture with a tiger !!!! #phuketzoo"
Wanderlei Silva's dog sunbathes: "Se A nene que se pudesse falar agora ela@falaria;Sol Me possuasaaaaa!!'n"
Shogun and his family welcome a new baby!: "Minha pequena Yasmin nasceu,graças a Deus com muita saúde. My little Yasmin born,thanks God with a lot of health."
Daniel Cormier and his family are headed to Mardi Gras: "Can u guess where the Cormier clan is heading this week? #Laissez les bons temps rouler"
Chris Weidman and his daughter get pedicures: "True tough guys get Pedicures :) ....Cassidy's loving this! @gpvillante"
Tito Ortiz's son hits the bag: "Start him young @PTC2011 double end bag."
Yancy Medeiros hangs out with his daughter: 'Karmas real!! Surprised my daughter last week, and now she gave me a surprise visit!! Only for a couple hrs.. But ay "a minute with you, is better than 2 without."'
Vitor Belfort swims with his daughters: "I am having a great time with my girls After a Great physical Training with maestro Pedro Diaz @mundoboxing and the master @boomonday we are climbing to our gold with JOY AND SACRIFICE Hoje minhas princesas vieram me acompanhar no meu treino físico com o maestro Pedro diaz @mundoboxing e o mestre @boomonday cada dia que passa estamos subindo um degrau para atingir nosso objetivo. Com muita ALEGRIA E COM SACRIFÍCIO CHEGAMOS OMDE QUEREMOS."
Lil Duane Ludwig after battling some chocolate: "👍😎"
Travis Browne with his sons before heading off to train: "Got to see my #ReasonsForLiving one last time before the drive to #ABQ #FuckExcuses #DaddyHasToBringHomeTheBacon #pure #loveAndTrust"
Jose Aldo's little Wonder Woman: "Minha princesa comerçou o carnaval de mulher maravilha . #linda #temquerespeitar"
Max Holloway and his son try to look tough: "Rush #meanmugging with a smile lol"
Anderson Silva family pic. He's been beheaded:
Bigfoot Silva's daughter plays volleyball: "My daughter @aanneribeiroo #volleyball game... Filhona me matando de orgulho... "Esporte sempre".."
Jon Jones hangs out with his daughter: "Daddy daughter time in between practices"
Leonard Garcia has a new nephew: "My lil nephew finally came today! Excited to meet him and be a great uncle! @team_huron @leah_hautti this month we will celebrate him and my victory on the 21rst! #ag2g"
Khabib Nurmagomedov with his nephews (I think): "Братишки спрашивают, когда я им принесу пояс?)))😄"
Jake Ellenberger with his niece: "My Princess Makinley, my favorite person, I miss you so much! Saudades de você #Princesinha #MeuAmor #MakAttack"