I hope you've had a great week! Here is more MMA on Instagram including amazing pets, food, a camel, a trip to Washington, an Olympic Torch Relay and lots of Super Bowl festivities. Follow me on Instagram and enjoy the pics!
Quite possibly the most amazing UFC promotional photo ever: "The first time was amazing, lets do it again! Mauricio Rua vs Dan Henderson 2 Sunday, March 23rd on #FOXSports1 *Full fight card on UFC.com"
Ali Bagautinov carries the Olympic Torch!: "#огонь #олимпийскийогонь #факелоносец #ufc #ali #alibagautinov #bagautinov #puncher #puncherking #sambo #sambo70 #combatsambo #mma #fightnights"
The UFC goes to Washington!: "UFC Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, @jonnybones and @gloverteixeira join members of #ClevelandClinic Lou Ruvo Center to discuss an unprecedented long-term fighter brain study. Fighters health and safety has always been paramount and the UFC is proud to be a part of this study. #FighterStudy More info on this study available at UFC.com"
"Great professional help me getting dressed for big meeting thanks guys grandes profissionais me ajudando para 1 importante reunião aki em Washington DC"
"Casa branca . White House"
Uriah Hall meets Billy Blanks: "Had the honor of meeting this guy today billy blanks one of my childhood inspiration #legend #hallsway"
Diego Brandao and a fiery horse: "O senhor e meu pasto e nada me faltará seja Ame o próximo seja feliz ..paixão pelo que vc faz ame a deus e esqueça os inimigos #TEAMBRANDAO @rpbjj @iampetespratt"
Marloes Coenen feeds the birds: "Feeding birdies prior to workout."
Jamie Varner is stuck in snowy New York: "Omg it's way to cold out here lol!"
Darren Uyenoyama on his traction table. He does look like a bat: "We got a traction table! It makes me feel like a vampire, and fixes my back too. Wish I had one 2 yrs ago! #mma #bjj #wrestling #muaythai #allshithardonyourback #recovery #rehab"
Sergio Pettis's new tattoo: "Had to get something new"
Kyle Noke expresses his affection for Julie Kedzie: "This is how to make a fighter look devastatingly handsome @kylenoke @frankyfour @bigwoodmma"
Junior dos Santos celebrates his birthday: "Jantar delicioso ontem com amigos, e olha que surpresa linda e gostosa, um bolo pelo meu aniversário! Obrigado @cristianosobral @guimarzol @claudiacosenza Special dinner last night with friends and take a look at the beautiful and delicious surprise that did to my birthday. #UFCcake Thank you very much guys."
Jon Jones with Chelsea Handler at a Super Bowl pre-party: "I'm not going to even mention our conversation.."
Mike Swick makes a friend in Thailand:
Cub Swanson and Travis Browne party for the Super Bowl, too: "Me and the super excited @travisbrownemma at Leigh Steinberg's Super Bowl party"
Khabib Nurmagomedov and friends enjoy snowy activities: "😂😂😂😂😂😂" "Are you ready?)))❄️❄️❄️"
Brian Stann's funky finger: "Welcome @BrianStann to my series on @instagram of #MMAinjuries #pinky #finger"
Kyle Noke is about the smash stuff: "About to put in work. Reppin my team @brisbanebroncos thanks @pkeevil. @joshmcguire90"
Jamie Varner at the hospital after his UFC 169 fight. I adore him.: "Well at the hospital! Hey don't feel sorry for me, when u live by the sword, you die by the sword! #ufc169"
Someone's got Junior dos Santos's nose: "Aninha finalizando o tio Cigano rsrs Little Ana submitting uncle Junior @rfmaaz @clafagundes"
Pascal Krauss shows off his hair: "The longest my hair has been since i was 10 (not the beard) #MatureHairCuts #gettingOld"
Urijah Faber with Jeff Gordon at the Super Bowl: "Hanging w the legend @jeffgordonweb halftime show is $ #superbowl48"
Donald Cerrone with Zac Brown at the Super Bowl: "I had to geek out when @zacbrownband tell me he's seen everyone of my fights!"
Evander Holyfield and Big John McCarthy discuss stuff at a pre-Super Bowl charity event: "@Holyfield deep in discussion w/ @realbigjohnmccarthy at today's @celebritysweat1 charity event w/ @nelly_mo & @hairweavekiller - I got a ton of great photos so will be posting them up soon!"
The Happy Brazilian bus after UFC 169: "E nova união e kimura e família e Brasil !!!!!!!!! obrigado a cada um de vocês !!!!!!!"
Tito Ortiz on motivation: "No matter how hard it is. We just need things to remind us why we do it. #Relentless #Motavation @PTC2011 @Punishment99"
Chris Cariaso enjoys NYC: "Trying to stay warm and dry! #newyork #timesquare #postfight"
Dan Hardy trains his footwork: "Lateral footwork shadow boxing from today's training. @Xyience @virusintl #PowerToWin"
Chad Mendes got a cut: "Just another day at the office."
A Michael Chiesa selfie: "I love Mondays. #nofilter #nofucksgiven #superbowlhangover #wearethechampions"
Jake Ellenberger, Ronda Rousey, Rener Gracie and Edwin Tarverdyan after BJJ training: "Last night in Jiu-Jitsu Heaven! @rondarousey @jakeellenberger @gfc_diamond @layziethesavage"
Jose Aldo with Manny Pacquiao at the Knicks game: "The speed kills 👊"
Dana White with The Rock: "A pleasure having my good brotha Dana White on our new show #WakeUpCall He literally helped me change a kids life. Good man. Thank you, D! #UFC #TeamRock #BringIt"
Cole Miller's hand does look a bit ashy after getting his cast removed: "Cast off, time to begin phase 2...PT! One month of that then another checkup! Also ashy hands need a manacure or that rock thing."
Mike Swick in Kuala Lumpur: "With @marcosharpei in Kuala Lumpur at the Petronas Twin Towers. Seriously one of the most amazing structures I have ever seen. Amazing architecture at a mind boggling height. ;) @AKAThailand"
Yancy Medeiros gets his core worked out: "Doing #core till you hit the floor. Coach Darin doing his favorite cardio work out.. #prick don't mind the sound effects 😂😂 🎥: @chabotwest"
Team Alpha Male makes their way to Tachi Palace fights in Fresno: "On the way to Fresno for Alex Sandoval, Team Alpha male's hottest blue chip. Tachi Palace fights oooh oooooh! @lastcall155 @chadmendes @ericksmma"
Here's Anderson Silva walking (unassisted) down some stairs: "# existem pessoas q fazem a diferença em sua determinação e vontade de vencer # campeão para sempre e o maior lutador d mma de todos os tempos # @spiderandersonsilva # tenho o maior orgulho de ser seu amigo e treinador durante tantos anos , que Deus te proteja sempre e continue iluminando sua vida ! #rogeriocamoes #oldschool trainer @silva_mtc @fcspidersilva #teamsilva"
Michael Bisping is shooting a movie!: "End if a long day shooting. #strikeback"
Urijah Faber with UFC fan Matt LeBlanc: "Was just hanging w Matt LaBlanc. What a cool dude. Glad to know he loves @ufc"
Good Morning selfie from Alex the Mauler: "Tired today just wanna go back to sleep!!! #sparringday #allstarsgym #norest"
Mark Hunt Videos!
Duane Ludwig's dog and baby: "You go corner @urijahfaber I'll watch the baby and hold down the fort."
Josh Thomson and his Bulldog: "Some things never change. Above pic is 8wk old #McLovin and bottom pic is this morning. No matter how bad my day, week or year he's always at the door with a "I'm hungry" face. 😛 #mansbestfriend #bulldog #myboys"
Tyson Griffin's sweet puppies: "Working long downs in the living room while cooking in the kitchen. They gotta earn these treats lol! #dog #training #bullmastiff #americanbulldog #mansbestfriend"
Jimi Manuwa's Doberman: "Love this kid #storm #unreachables #dadedoberman #ddkfamily @dade_dobermann"
Julie Kedzie's dog, Bailey, enjoyed the Puppy Bowl and the Muppets: "Bailey and I both agree that the Muppets f***ing RULE! #puppybowl"
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's dog: "Temaki lindo!!"
Danny Castillo's dog ponders some deep thoughts: "I wish I knew his thoughts."
Alexander Gustafsson's dogs:
And Gus's other dog: "Someone is tired lol"
Cub Swanson's new dog!: "I honestly never wanted a little dog but this little guy changed my mind 🐶 His name is Danger"
Kyle Noke's dog is suspicious of a snowman: "Arnold on the attack. He's never seen one before"
Tony Ferguson's dog is dancing: "#Knucklez Doin' Work! #Cagework defense! Shrimpin', Wall Kick offs, & Granby's! #Nogi #Jiujitsu #Frenchy #Frenchton Even my pup knows what's up! @xtfergie @mattaptaker #GP"
Chris Leben's sick little doggy :( : "Fighting for his life. He needs your good vibes and positive thoughts."
Rener Gracie's dog, Tioki, looking cute again: "My favorite rug! (To pee on)"
"I'm so fancy I only drink out of fountains."
Natasha Wicks's dog has a relaxing day: "Wish I had El Guapos day!!! Layin in a faux fur bed, chewin on a tasty bone while it rains outside. #doglife #toocute #sweetlittleboy #shihtzuChihuahua"
Russell Doane's dog is on guard duty: "Guard dog status 🐶 #diesel"
Cris Cyborg's dog, Fedor, wiches everyone a Happy Friday!: "Happy friday!!!! Goodmorning!!!#fedor #dig #criscyborg bom dia!!!!!"
Tyson Griffin made all this healthy food just for Daniel Cormier: "Finished products from cooking last night for @dc_mma Beef fried rice with kale & carrots. Yellow chicken curry with sweet potatoes & kale. Lentil chili with beef & brown rice. #foodforfuel #healthyeats #healthymeal #performancefood #goodeats #foodporn #foodie #fatkidatheart"
Louis Smolka enjoys a giant margarita: "Cheers #alohafriday"
Ricardo Almeida shares my love of beets: "Love beets!! Adoro beterraba!! Amo remolachas hahaha @monicadelgadob #healthy #meal #lunch #jiujitsuwayoflife"
Diego Brandao stocks up on fruit: "Hulk smash@rpbjj @iampetespratt @danielbreves OSS @ivanjatoba"
Dan Hardy's healthy salad: "Detox salad #PowerMeal at the @samosafactory last night. Prepared me for a good yoga practice this morning. Thanks Rick!"
Alexander Gustafsson enjoys a delectable meal: "#HemmaVasastan rek starkt grym mat!"
And follows it up with dessert: "Lite dessert oxå :) #HemmaVasastan"
Chad Mendes's room service: "Long day of filming with not a lot time to eat. Catching up on my food now"
This is my faux burger entry for the burger porn competition. Props to Hudson Grille in Midtown Atlanta for doing anything and everything I could possibly want.: "Fight food: Black bean bacon-cheddar burger on whole wheat bun with a side of broccoli. Almost healthy"
Gesias Cavalcante disses food porn but then posts some so it's all OK: "I'm not a big fan of food porn on Instagram, but I have to tip you about this place. Whenever you in South Beach look for La Sandwicherie. They have great great food and really good juices. #healthfood . 👊👊👊☝️☝️☝️🙏🙏🙏 . Não sou fã de ficar postando foto de comida, mas tenho que deixar essa dica pra quem passar por #SouthBeach em #Miami. Procure La Sandwicherie. Eles tem excelente comida e bons sucos. #ComidaSaudavel Meu brother @ssorianomma sabe do que estou falando."
Felice Herrig's post-training meal: "Post workout dinner... This is not beer it's ice tea * I'm just fancy like that *"
Carlos Condit drinks a whole lotta juice: "#Hulk #juice"
Russell Doane indulges in some cheesecake: "Cheesecake party!! 🐷🐽"
Chris Cariaso enjoys a late-night dessert in NYC: "Late night snack. #newyork"
Rener Gracie with a batch of Renergy sandwiches: "Renergy Sandwiches for 12! daaaaaaaaang! RenergySandwich.com"
Alexander Gustafsson's sushi. I seriously want to visit Sweden just so I can eat wherever Gus eats: "Fooood!!!! @fernando_gonzalez @niklasbkstrm @rezamaddog #andreasmichael"
Dan Hardy's post-yoga food: "Recharge meal after a hot yoga session. Miso with spinach and rice noodles made by my girl, and an @amybriannatural #Rehydrate"
Ben Henderson and his wife: "@bensonhenderson One month down, 80 years to go ;-P"
Lyoto Machida and his family at Cirque du Soleil: "Cirque du soleil!!!"
Jessica Eye's dad needs help with his cancer fundraiser!: "I don't ask much in life , but I need help now w/ my dad. Please help me with this fundraiser only 2 weeks left. Sick = help #jessicaeye #ufc170 #giloblastoma #braintumor #braincancer"
Fabricio Werdum drives his wife to the hospital to have their baby!: "Indo pro hospital! A Joana vai nascer! Heeeeeeyyyyyy! São 6:30 da manha!"
And here is the sweet little nugget: "A Joana acabou de nascer! To muito feliz! @karinegroff uma mãe perfeita!"
And, here is Werdum hanging out with his new baby, Joana (at 2 days old!): "Meu nome é Joana Werdum é tenho so 2 dias!"
Carlos Condit shoots a bow and arrow with his son: "#ManTime #Bowhunting #Skills"
Duane Ludwig and his son: "Watching each other's back @LilBasLudwig"
Jeremy Stephens chats with his grandmother: "#powerful conversation with my Gma!"
Chris Weidman takes his daughter on a movie date: "Cassidy's first movie in a movie theatre! #frozen"
Here's Khabib Nurmagomedov and a bunch of kids: "Мои братишки и сестренки😂👍"
Mauricio Rua works with his daughter on swimming: "Dudinha nadando... Dudinha swimming... 🏊🏊🏊"
Francisco Rivera was cheering for the Broncos: "Ready for today's Game .. 💪🐴💪 #BroncoNation #SuperBowl"
Ian McCall's daughter goes on a wagon ride: "Wagon rides"
Braulio Estima with his cute kids in gis: "GB Jiu Jitsu Life style #familyandbrotherhood"
Alan Belcher and his son out for a drive and lunch: "Had lunch w Eli and ash today. Was freezing so u wore my kimono:) top only! #abmma #prommatraining .com Ps: on my fan page I put up Mma and BJJ techniques daily, Facebook.com/alanbelcherfans"
Antonio Silva and his parents: "Love my parents... Meus pais meu tudo...😍 @lourdesmaria39 e Antonio Silva "pai""
Carlos Condit's son also likes to cook: "Cooking runs in the blood. Good eating habits start young, get them involved early, help them reach their potential :)"
Lil Duane Ludwig has an awesome hoodie!: "@LilDuaneBANG is always equipped for battle."
Jon Jones's training gloves from Everlast: "Just completed custom training gloves for the #champ @jonnybones. Here's a preview... #choiceofchamps #everlast #mma #JonJones"
Cub Swanson's custom Everlast training gear: "Thanks @EverlastWorldwide for the custom #KillerCub gear 🔪🐻"
Soa Palelei's new gear!: "Getting some new gear for the team, goin to look fresh to death #WhatDoYouThink #KFCAllDayEveryDay"