Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram! Happy Spring and March Madness! I am happy to report that Mark Hunt is back with a video (just one) and that we have lot of great food pics, due in large part to Jon Jones. I really think Bones and I could be food buddies. There's lots of good stuff so check it out, follow me on Instagram and enjoy the pics!
Nick Diaz had a fun time at UFC 171 weigh-ins: "Look who showed at #UFC171 weigh-ins. Mr. @nickdiaz209"
Dennis Bermudez's legs after his UFC 171 fight: "My right knee/thigh is not feeling 100% 2day after those knees I landed last night 😏"
Chandella Powell with her baby, Arianny and Marc Ratner. It's good to see Chandella.: "@ariannyceleste with former Octagon girl Chandella Powell and Marc Ratner, UFC SVP of Government and Regulatory affairs. #UFC171"
Lyoto Machida has Rener Gracie, CM Punk and Perceu Friza over to watch the fights. It's weird how I wasn't invited.: "Watching UFC 171 at home with @renergracie @perceufriza @tiokithedog n CM Punk! Assistindo o UFC em casa!!"
The Jackson MMA crew backstage at UFC 171: "Hanging with the crew #ufc171 #LockerRoom @coachwink @rickylundell @valle_flow @carlos_condit @diegosanchezufc @julesk_fighter @theringdoc @sixgungibson"
Yancy Medeiros and Max Holloway ride horses before watching the fights: "pumped Up watching the fights tonight.. @ufc me and @blessedmma is gonna bring it at #UFC172 April 26. #westside #96792 #808 #luckywelivehi #imuahawaii #makaha #waianae"
Dan Hardy's new car: "New wheels. Got to keep an eye on the creep in the back seat though... #GhostDog"
Hanging out with Anderson Silva: "O @spyderanderson no @teamnogueirakpr provando o melhor acai da praia!"
Cheick Kongo looks happy!: "Sunday Smile! Life is beautiful! Souriez! La vie est belle #bellator115 #hardtraining #lifeisbeautiful #smile #bamboonutra"
Hector Lombard after making it through his weight cut: "The weight is out of the way @barbosabjj @stevebruno23 @katelgekubis @americantopteam"
Nick Diaz with Steve Aoki in Vegas: "Kickin it at #Hakkasan #MGM wit @SteveAoki! Gotta love #Vegas!"
Danny Castillo looking ripped and sweaty: "Ripped @lastcall155 @onnit"
Jon Jones with a birthday present: "Thank you to my friend @microphonephoen for sending me knowledge for my birthday!! Always appreciated"
I'm not trying to start anything but Ronda Rousey and Nick Diaz look nice together. And, I don't think Cain Velasquez is mad at her about what she said about him. :"Just a couple of badasses hanging out at #UFC171. #NoBigDeal @officialcainvelasquez @rondarousey @nickdiaz209"
Lyoto Machida and Rener Gracie submit a gecko: "Coach @renergracie teaching me a TOP SECRET submission! O técnico @renergracie ensinando um grande segredo da finalização!"
Backstage at UFC 171: "Backstage with my fellow Olympian and Judoka Nikki Kubes #ufconfox"
Hector Lombard and Jorge Masvidal meet up at the airport: "At the airport with the superstar Jorge Masvidal"
Here's Tyron Woodley with Michael Irvin: "@michaelirvin88 Pleasure meeting you champ! #StickyFingers and #HammerHands Unite! @ufc #UFC171"
Chris Clements has some super fun toys: "Found some old childhood #toys at moms house. No wonder I ended up being a #fighter. #wwe #ufc. #fighting. #wrestling"
Clay Guida at the Jackson's MMA birthday bowling outing: "Clay got somethin' you want! @clayguida @izzystylewrestling @kylenoke @frankyfour @karatehottiemma"
T.J. Dillashaw grapples with Whitney Miller: "Crazy how quick @miss2jits picked up technique and took me for a ride! #natural"
Here's Dustin Poirier draining his ear: "Drainage!"
Julie Kedzie's new birthday outfit: "IT'S A WHOLE OUTFIT!!!"
Urijah Faber got a haircut: "Cutting the hair, getting ready 4 the heat in Australia & Manila. Leaving tomorrow."
Pat Curran with Bjorn Rebney after his fight last week: "Bjorn congratulating me after the fight"
Cristiano Marcello on his Harley: "A walk with my baby! #harleydavidson #fatboy #CristianoMarcello #CMSYSTEM"
Tim Kennedy on his bike: "Ensure you truly "live" every second of life. It is far too short to endure any other way. #DuelSport"
Glover Teixeira trains: "Treino forte"
Cole Miller just bought a house!: "Just bought my first home. Thanks so much to @mrrealestate478 #GeorgiaOnMyMind #BackToTraining"
Clay Guida with his Isaac Vallie-Flagg shirt: "http://www.ammagear.com/amma-t-shirts/mens-signature-isaac-vallie-flagg-t-shirt clay has his go get yours"
Kelvin Gastelum is flying: "Ridiculously Hard to do!! Thanks to my trainer Dustin kirchofner for hooking it up!! #fun #awesome #flying"
Sam Sicilia, Phil Baroni and Michael Chiesa. That IS a very Italian pic. I'm not looking at it.: "In the words of @sampagesicilia,"There's at least 3 feet of Italian sausage in this pic." Great wrestling practice at @syndicatemma @philbaroninhb #mooseknuckle #mancleavage #guidos #theitalianbattalion #nyba #bigfan"
Joseph Benavidez is ready to train: "My boy @joejitsu gettin his emo on today at the gym Hahahahaha!! What u think @mikemmainc"
Seth Petruzelli got a nasty little cut in training: "Ugh, I'm getting injured more now thn when I was training for a #fight . #mma #stitches #jiujitsu"
A lovely TBT pic of Alistair Overeem: "Tbt - back in '06!"
Gleison Tibau hits the beach: "Relax# Beach# UFC Natal!# 👊"
A TBT pic of Cael Sanderson (I threw this in for Coach Mike): "#TBT #TBT Coach Cael Sanderson as a kid in sports illustrated"
Chuck Liddell takes a spin: "Good times @officialspyder #california #canam #spyder #fun"
Andrew Craig and Tim Kennedy continue the bromance: "Me and Tim trying to get sunglasses sponsorship doing piggy back carries up the sand dunes. No dice."
Jake Ellenberger signed up for 8 more fights in the UFC: "It was a big day in Las Vegas at Headquarters, I just signed 8 more fights for the UFC. Thank u everyone supporting my #Road2Gold - Best fans in the world - thx @danawhiteufc @ufc"
Dana White's jeans are interesting: ""Great day, I did new deals with @EllenbergerMMA and #JohnyHendricks today. Congrats boys" -@danawhiteufc"
Here's Nick Diaz with Roy Nelson:
Greg Jackson hugs up on Mr. ekc: "Casey and I met this weirdo and he sat with us @allelbows"
Uriah Hall and Phil Davis on the big screen: "Stars game"
Mark Hunt Video!
Jeff Curran has some awesome frog-cakes: "Frogs Rule... #cupcakes"
Renato Sobral enjoys some tacos: "Obra de arte"
David Mitchell's tasty salad:
This concoction that Pascal Krauss is eating looks good, too: "Broccoli, Sellerie, Chicore, Mango, Apfel, Avocado, Ingwer, Zwiebel,Walnuss-Salat an Feigendressing #FuckIstDasGesund !!!"
Darren Uyenoyama eats some tacos, too: "When in L.A. I gotta get Chronic Tacos! #fishtacos #chronictacos"
I could definitely eat breakfast with Jon Jones if this was on the menu.: "The beginning of a great week #Breakfast #muscletech #greatnesswithin #justdoit @everlastworldwide"
Jon Jones's lunch: "Lunch"
Nick Newell's awesome birthday cake: "Thanks for the awesome birthday cake @mollystapes #TMNT #TenFingersAreOverratted #Cowabunga"
Glover Teixeira's dinner: "Dinner. Jantar"
Roxanne Modafferi's papaya tea sounds kinda good: "I drink this tea at night when I don't want to drink caffeine. It's healthy. Thank you, oh my sponsor. www.herbalpapaya.com"
Erik Koch's pasta dish: "Gluten free rp pasta with spinach onions bison basil and avocado of course :)"
Breakfast at Vitor Belfort's house: "Meu café ta quase pronto. E aí ta curioso prazer os ingredientes? Bom o segredo do meu oatmeal ta no detalhe dos ingredientes. Here we go breakfast time"
Tony Ferguson is taunting me with a BLT on whole wheat: "Late night #BLT #Nomnomnom #Manfood #Bomb I'll work it off tomorrow... Zzzzzzz"
Fabricio Camoes is making meat: "You got meat ?!! Yes we do..... Happy bday @tatobarcelos"
Alexander Gustafsson's sushi: "Mat med bästa @rezamaddog @jimmyboyeriksson @challmoke på #sushidevil"
Vinc Pichel is back on training food: "First fight camp meal from @grotesquebeauty not looking forward to this getting smaller as the weeks go by but it will all be worth it in the end #UFC173"
Jon Jones with another breakfast I would very much enjoy: "Egg and spinach muffins, cottage cheese with grapefruit and Smart protein by #muscletech #breakfast"
More Jon Jones food. Beets!: "Lunch, just for you Ms Franey #UEHS"
Tyson Griffin's post-workout meal: "Post workout fried rice and avocado omelette after a good strength and conditioning session with @functionalcorefitness Earn your meals! Don't think about burning it off later because tomorrow is never promised! No time like the present to start working toward your goals. You gotta start somewhere. #fffsquared #fff2 #foodforfuel #foodforperformance"
Mike Rhodes has healthy meals prepared for him: "My meals for the day as prepared and cooked by the Man the Myth the Legend @chef_angelo_p don't just talk about a healthy life style #Live it"
Diego Brandao enjoys some shrimp: "@rpbjj @samirnadaf @iampetespratt #ufcnatal hora do almoço obrigado senhor por tudo @ufcbrasiloficial"
Francisco Rivera has something that looks like it should have vodka in it: "🍤☺️🍤☺️ #OstoneriaColima #Shrimp .. @hotsauce420 @man_imal13"
Erik Koch's egg and avocado sandwich: "How's that egg sandwich @newtrition4life"
Tyson Griffin's lunch combo: "Lunch special combo 3 entrees and rice 8.99. I can't even make this at home for that price! Working out has many benefits! Eating good and guilt free is just one of them! #fff2 #fffsquared #tgrated #thaifood #lunchspecial"
Chad Mendes made some chili: "Just finished making a pot of ground elk n deer chili. #seconddinner"
Jon Jones doesn't weigh enough so he had to eat a ginormous dinner. I HATE HIM SO MUCH.: "Not playing games tonight... My weights way too low right now.. I guess all of the fat jokes motivated me a little too much, i've been obsessed with nutrition this camp.. I feel powerful"
Thiago Alves enjoys a Dolce Diet breakfast: "My mornings always start like this on my training camp. @thedolcediet breakfast bowl so I can have the energy to grind another killer training session. Meu café da manha é sempre assim quando estou me preparando para a minha luta. @thedolcediet breakfast Bowl. Pra me dar muita energia para a luta."
Sarah Kaufman's post-training meal: "So excited to eat post-training. Another week almost complete in preparation for #tufnations! @zumateam @zumacoach"
Natasha Wicks and her dog look like they're hoping to see a pot of gold: "Leprechauns!!!! 🌈🍀 #HappyStPatricksDay"
Tioki the pup with his parents: "Enjoying this Cali winter with my princess and my pup! @tiokithedog @officialevetorres"
More Tioki: "Helloders. Remember to always roll in the grass you pee on! #doggiewisdom"
Travis Browne's dog is lounge-y: "But dad... It's so early!!!! I don't wanna get up.."
Russell Doane's pup: "DDDE 🐶💚❤️"
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's dog: "Kute! Bonito!!"
Donald Cerrone's got some puppies: "Please tell me how one can sleep the good??"
Anthony Johnson's smiley pup: "Look at that face"
Julie Kedzie's sleepy pup: "The amazing result of the domestication/genetic engineering of the majestic wolf #COSMOS"
Josh Thomson's dog takes a rest: "#McLovin is a lil tired today.... Oh wait, this is everyday. Lol #mansbestfriend #bulldog #englishbulldog #bullies #doglovers @damongee"
Alexander Gustafsson and his dog look adorable: "We had a small conversation earlier today ❤️"
Cris Cyborg's pretty dog, Fedor: "#goodmorning I believe that good things come to those who work. -Eu acredito que as coisas boas vêm para aqueles que trabalham. #criscyborg #dog #parceiro #fedor"
"Feeding time for Mufasa"
Demetrious Johnson and his family watch some UFC fights at home: "No other place I rather be..spending time with my family. #ufc 171"
Chris Clements's super cute baby boy: "My lil man. 6 weeks old. Love this age. They Just starting to look and react to you. #awesome #kids"
Max Holloway's son is acting silly: "Turn down for what? Lol @rxsh"
Rener and Ryron Gracie play with Ryron's daughter: "She doesn't trust me (yet), but on the brighter side, at least she knows which one's her father! @ryrongracie @msvicgracie"
Jeremy Stephens goes for a drive with his daughter: "Letting my mini drive the truck. Will be fine ; )"
Francisco Rivera's superhero son: "This is how we eat our food ...My #superhero 💪👦💪..."
Anthony Pettis enjoys dinner with his daughter: "Dinner date 😍😍😍"
Ramsey Nijem does have a very cute nephew: "I'm sorry but I have the cutest nephew ever. #sorrynotsorry #teamnijem"
Cain Velasquez hangs out with his daughter: "It's so nice to be home!"
Thales Leites gets taken for a ride on the bumper cars: "Domingo com minha valente motorista. Sunday with my brave driver."
This is Vitor Belfort's son. This looks familiar.: "Olha o q acontece qdo toma mto sol na cabeça hahahaha @davibelfort @realvitorbelfort"
Daniel Cormier's son takes over the playground: "I like my heroes dressed in plaid shorts with a title shell. And a katana blade haha Dan Dan is all turtles in one. Love my kids man!"
A few videos of Jon Jones and his youngest daughter Liv Haven:
"Have a good one!!"
"Baby Liv Haven finally walking around :) #Charcoal coming up to say hi"
The Belforts are headed to Dubai!: "Dubai here we go. We are so HAPPY to spend time on one of the best place of the world for family vacations #springbreak Dubai já estamos há caminho!!!"
Lyoto Machida is adorable and totally rocks those red pants:
Patrick Cote is leaving Thailand :(
"Last day at @tigermuaythai with master Fernando !!! Was a amazing time !!! Ready to go #tufFinally #CotevsNoke"
Here is his nephew (back at home): "Hey @tigermuaythai check it out the futur canadian fighter !!!! :) #nephew #muaythai #tmtgears"