MMA on Instagram: Easter Bunnies, Shaq and UFC 172 Fight Week

Anton Tabuena

Welcome to another week in MMA on Instagram! MMA stalker Katie Winter has collected the best pics that UFC and other MMA fighters and personalities were sharing this week, and they're all right here for your viewing pleasure.

Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram! I added a few sections this week: one for exclusively Fight Week activity and one for Matt Roth's dog, Remy. I don't get Remy pics every week so when I do get them, I must celebrate them. There's also a ton of great food, great pets and the Savannah Cat. Check them out, love them and follow me on Instagram. Have a great weekend!

Fight Week!

It's Fluffy! But, check out the phone case, too. It's hard not to love this lady.: "I am in the presence of greatness this evening. The one and only @the_mizutama!"

Andre Fili having fun just outside the hotel hot tub: "Cutting weight and Wing-manning. Now that's multitasking. @wingmanning #wingmanning"

Chuck Liddell with his daughter at the National Aquarium in Baltimore: "Photo bombing my daughter @dannika_elizabeth @princessdannika @nationalaquarium in Baltimore"

Glover Teixeira before UFC 172 open workouts: "Just in time for the end of @gloverteixeira workout"

Jessamyn Duke with Shayna Baszler after training: "Me and @qosbaszler after a light Sunday workout of beating up the @questtraining AllStrike. #UFC172 is right around the corner!#QuestTraining #OnAQuest #QuestNutrition @layziethesavage"

Jon Jones appeared on the Kelly & Michael show to promote UFC 172: ""LOL! Thanks @UFC @JonnyBones for teaching us some moves!! #kellyandmichael" via @kellyandmichael #UFC172 @michaelstrahan #KellyRipa"

Jon Jones arrives in NYC pre-UFC 172: "Midnight here in new York which officially means fight week has begun! Time for all the hard work to pay off! @jonnybones @sixgungibson @ufc @coachwink #ufc #mma #champ #goat #tongueout"

Jon Jones met up with Jessamyn Duke in Baltimore.: "Just met @jessamynduke really sweet girl"

Jon Jones rocks his belt and leather britches: ""

Jon Jones works out with Luke Rockhold pre-UFC 172: ""

Jon Jones's family arrives: "My cousin and brother @Artj97 Just got here!!"

Luke Rockhold and Tim Boetsch find themselves alone in the gym together.: "That awkward moment when u and your opponent find yourselves alone in hotel gym doing cardio pre fight. #ufc172"

Luke Rockhold's last sparring practice before UFC 172: "Last day hard pad work with my head coach Javier Mendez. Had a great camp, physically healthy and still somewhat sane after basically living in the gym last two months. Ready to have some fun next weekend at #ufc172 @ufc"

Luke Rockhold's weight cut: "Really excited about my weight cut! 15 pounds to go, with all the essentials."

Phil Davis's weight cut: "So much fun losing weight. #ufc"

Mark Hunt Videos!

Mark Hunt's daughter is making noise in the car: "The sound of music lol"

"Whinging u didn't know bout that one"

General Miscellany!

Alan Belcher rocks his guitar: "Picture by Ava Belcher.. Me and my ol' guitar!! Hope I can jam on @eddiebravo podcast soon"

Alexander Gustafsson does some shopping: "Fick hjälp med handlingen idag @alexthemauler #vasaaptit #themauler"

Alistair Overeem challenges Shaquille O'Neal at UFC on Fox 11: "Super heavyweight match!! The Reem vs Shaquille O'neil! @Theretireddroneal"

Alistair Overeem with fake Calvin Harris at UFC on Fox 11: "chilling with @calvinharris at Orlando's UFC event. But hey wait... No, a huge mixup lol. It's just my buddy @Eliedeshe"

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira went bowling: "Boliche!!!"

Antonio Silva with military police: "Policia Militar PB.Cuidando da minha,da sua da nossa segurança... #ROTAM"

Chad Mendes caught dinner!: "Killed it on the lake tonight with @ab_raines gonna have to have a fish fry tomorrow!"

Chris Clements with a Karate Kid legend: "Just bumped into the sensai of the Cobra Kai's from the #karatekid part 1. At the movie premiere of Tapped #ufc"

Chris Weidman at a birthday party with J-Woww: "@ChrisWeidmanUFC: Good times being 1 of the surprises for @RogerMathewsNJ surprise bday party. @JENNIWOWW great job!"

Chris Weidman is working his legs: "Putting work in! Getting legs back to where they need to be. #doublekneesurgery #recovering"

Cowboy Cerrone's real-life GTA moment: "This is the exact moment that year's of GTA have been training me for"

Cris Cyborg was cheering for Fabricio Werdum: "Brothers time!!! #ufc #FabrícioWerdum #BRAZILIANSTYLE #vaicavalo #brother @brutallachappa #tshirt #chuteboxe #academiatherock"

Dan Hardy is getting back to some training: "I think it may be time. It's been a while. #MartialArts"

Donald Cerrone enjoys a Bud in the morning: "A sure sign of a good time. @Budweiser"

Frankie Edgar with Shaq: "Two of Jersey's own this past weekend @UFC on Fox. While taking this pic @shaq wanted to pick me up over his head, I was like nah man hahaha id look like a baby in his hands. Was real cool to meet him tho great ball player, funny dude and to top it off a Jersey boy!"

Hector Lombard with Frankie Edgar: "Me and my favorite fighter"

I would hate to get on that machine after T.J. Dillashaw: "Killed it on a late night distance/sprint run workout. Flinging sweat in the hotel gym lookin like a psycho. Ready for championship rounds!!! @BoosterMMA"

Ilir Latifi dines with his brothers: "Breakfast with naim and My brothers Thats here visiting.. @naimberisha1 @arben_latifi"

I'm not sure why I enjoyed this pic so much but I did: "Molhando o jardim!Watering The Garden!"

Here's Lyoto Machida doing more yard work:

Josh Koscheck travels in style: "In the #jetvan with @dewaynezinkin heading home from some #Wrestling @dethronefresno @aaronpicousa @crazybobcook"

Josh Thomson selfie: "Good morning......"

Julianna Pena watched UFC on Fox 11 with Dana White: "@danawhiteufc and I watching the fights tonight #VIP"

Khabib Nurmagomedov and his crew look like they got caught doing something: "Как обычно Апти только Чеченскими Хинкалами встречает "

Kurt Pellegrino with his fresh catch: "Well I did it again #catching"

Kyle Noke heads into surgery for his broken hand: "Surgery time! :( I asked for some wolverine claws but they said no"

Louis Smolka in his Training Mask: "Seconds feel like hours here @warhorsestrength @defendhawaii @trainingmask #defendhawaii"

Luke Barnatt's Easter selfie: "Easter weekend selfie to celebrate chocolate eggs & family! #BlueonBlueonBurgundy"

Lyoto Machida with a breakfast greeting: "Bom café da manhã!!Good breakfast!!"

Miesha Tate and Bryan Caraway look like Shaq's children: "And I'm even wearing 5 inch heels...."

Mike Rhodes got his first cut: "First cut today been doing Mma 3 half years is this like a right of passage luckily it's a baby one"

Mike Swick's view from home: "Home sweet home! #Phuket Great first day back with 2 great sessions at @AKAThailand! Such a great team training now! Gym is really starting to take shape! ;) #AKAThailand #TeamAKA #Thailand"

Nick Newell with the Coz: "#Selfie with Bill Cosby while out to dinner with @seangeorge & @ckmachinegun in NYC"

Ramsey Nijem's Easter treats: "Never too old for easter candy"

Rich Walsh sported his Georgia Tech in San Francisco! Go Jackets!: "Back in SF, place never gets old"

Shaquille O'Neal and Dana White on the UFC plane: "Thanks ufc"

Thiago Alves was very happy after his win at UFC on Fox 11: "I'm the happiest guy in the world right now! My boy @thiagoalvesatt is back!!!!!!"

Tyson Griffin got a FoodSaver. I love my FoodSaver.: "About to take meal prepping and meal planning to another level! #fff2 #fffsquared #foodforfuel #fightforfitness #foodforperformance #foodsaver #vacuumsealer"

Uriah Hall with Kelvin Gastelum: "ran into this guy.. ma boy @kgastelum"

Vinny Magalhaes at the hospital, waiting to be a dad again: "At the hospital being a ninja!"

Vitor Belfort selfie in Bahia, Brazil: "Muito trabalho graças a DEUS. A lots of work thank GOD I am here working on paradise BAHIA BRASIL"

Food Pics!

A delicious training meal for Jon Jones: "Fuel #nutrition #health #sexybody #speed #strength #agility #victory"

Akira Corassani has a big pizza: "Scientists say that one slice @pinospizzawoodbridge has the same chemical release in the brain as winning the lottery!"

Anton Tabuena's burger porn : "They really have the sexiest burgers. Tried their Breaking Bad inspired burgers, Heisenberg and Hector Salamanca. #burgersandbrewskies"

Caio Magalhaes enjoys a salad: "E vamos almocar galera kkkkk. Assim naoo, salada e peito de frango so na dietaa braba.."

Chris Weidman's well-balanced breakfast: "Trying to start the day off right. #bible #omelette #emails #espresso #goodsmellingcandle"

Duke Roufus made this lasagne for Easter: "I baked some #Lasagna & grilled some #Lamb for my family. I'm a keeper ;) #HappyEaster enjoy your day!"

Gus's wonderful-looking meal that makes me want to visit Sweden: "@vasaaptit after practise keeping my diet ;)"

I like the way Jonathan Gooden eats. He is really a solid Instagram poster.: "#vegan lunch of cubed sweet potatoes & squash, broccoli, stock, lentils, onion and garlic. All with a mango and passion fruit smoothie  #meatfree #wholefoods #whatveganseat #veganfood #vegansofig #vegetarian #recipe #food #foodporn"

Jon Jones has a healthy fight week salad: "#Dinner Probably shouldn't have used the salad dressing but hey, my weights great"

Jon Jones's salmon salad looks quite good: "Salmon salad for dinner tonight"

Jonathan Gooden's healthy green smoothie: "The #goodgreenie #smoothie: kale, spinach, apple, grapes, lime, broccoli. #food #foodporn #recipe #vegan #veganfood #shake #natural #wholefoods #whatveganseat #vegansofig #vegetarian #instasmoothie"

Khabib Nurmagomedov enjoys a dessert: "Diet is over"

Kyle Kingsbury with a beet!: "@nasa #globalselfie with my giant golden beet :) HAPPY EARTH DAY!"

Kyle Noke's post-surgery meal: "Shrimp, crab and lobster pan roast for dinner. Best meal ever.. Then chocolate covered bacon for dessert. Soooo good"

Leslie Smith is enjoying strawberry season: "Strawberry season"

Mike Rhodes had a great Easter meal, too: "Easter Dinner with @coachgiff and his wonderful family #Dinner @ufc"

Phil Davis had these cookies for Easter and I want some: "How do you know if you made the right decision for Easter brunch? If they have krabby patties delivered fresh from the krusty krab in bikini bottom, you're good!"

Rich Walsh visited In N Out Burger: "You ever wonder if going to lightweight is just not worth it?"

Russell Doane's Easter meal: "The Easter bunny made me do it!"

Tito Ortiz's post-training meal: "Got back from my now time for dinner! Yummy SO GOOD!"

Family Pics!

Alan Belcher enjoyed his backyard with his kids: "Outside by the fire! Disney now buy its about to be #ufc @dukeroufus #drsu #routang"

Bigfoot Silva with his dad: "Muito feliz por ter tido a oportunidade de esta ao lado de meu grande exemplo de vida,meu "Pai"... Feliz aniversario e q essa data possa se repetir por varios anos para o sensor sempre com muita saude e paz.... TE AMO "Antonio Silva""

Braulio Estima's son's birthday party looks fun!: "Happy birthday champ ;)) Julian Estima 5 years old ;)) parabéns meu campeão. Julian Estima 5 anos ;))) XXX"

Court McGee with his kids. He describes his ongoing hand issues.: "Had a procedure done to fix my hands & wrists following my December 14th Fight however it didn't work on my right hand and I will have to have another surgery to repair it. This will be a challenging recovery!"

Daniel Roberts's daughter looked lovely on Easter: "Happy Easter !"

Eddie Bravo's son talks up 10th Planet: "That's it, I'm changing the name of my Jiu Jitsu association to 10 Madda"

Fabricio Werdum relaxes with his kids: "Olha quem ta assistindo o TUF comigo! Júlia e Joana werdum"

Francisco Rivera's little daughter with teeth on her birthday!: "HappyBday to my little .. Ready to bite someone #AprilMarieRivera"

Jamie Varner with his mom on Easter: "There isn't a person on this planet I live more than this woman! This is the most loving selfless woman that sacrificed so much so I could chase my dreams! @varnersmom I love u more than life itself, thank u for giving me life and making our family whole!"

Joe Lauzon's baby gets a massage: "Mom thinks Joey is getting infant massage to help his reflux, but we all know it's to help his #BJJ. #babylauzon"

Jon Jones's daughters encounter the Easter Bunny: "The Jones girls having mixed emotions about this whole bunny thing #HappyEaster"

Marloes Coenen visited her grandmother on Easter: "Granny! 100!"

Melvin Guillard with his family on Easter: "Another great picture of family man I wish yesterday never ended."

Roger Gracie's daughter turned 1!: "Happy birthday to my baby girl Maya 1year old today. Feliz aniversário para minha filha Maya. 1ano hoje"

Soa Palelei's son has career ambitions: "My son "Little Hulk" doesn't want to follow his dad's footsteps and fight in the UFC. He wants to be the WWE Champion lol #WWE #LittleHulk @WWE @therock"

Tyron Woodley and his son: "This lil dude!"

Vinny Magalhaes cuddles with his son: ""This kid’s gonna be the Best kid in the world. This kid’s gonna be better than anyone I ever knew." - Rocky #Vitor #bjj #mma #soccer #football #wrestling #adcc #grappling"

Vinny Magalhaes has a new baby, too!: "Nicole Magalhães , born on April 23rd at 8:00am. 19.5in 7.33lbs."

Pet Pics!

Akira Corassani's German shepherds are getting schooled: "Sharp Shephards! Today's training included tracking and explosive exercises."

Alexander Gustafsson's dogs go for a walk: "Just love walking the dogs a beutiful day like this!"

Bailey plays tug with John Dodson: "#dailybailey Bay plays an integral part in the making of Champions @johndodsonmma"

Chad Mendes found a turtle: "Caught this guy today fishin for bluegill"

Dan Hardy's dog takes a rest: ""You don't need to move your hand for an hour or so right...?""

Duke Roufus's dogs line up for treats: "Treat time for our #frenchbulldog clan. Louis (dad-Black Brindle) Stella (mom-Fawn) Dolce (son-Tiger Brindle) Coco (daughter-Tiger Brindle)"

Jason Miller's dog, Gator: "If you can learn one thing from @gatorhotdogdog -it's to be ambitious."

Jessica Penne's dog was naughty: "#ludomonster you are a jerk. Thanks for killing my pillow #dontbullymybreed"

Julie Kedzie's cat complains about the housekeeping: "Mom pick up your damn laundry"

Julie Kedzie's dog, Bailey, enjoyed a lovely Easter day: "#daileybailey enjoying the spring and wishing all of you a Happy Easter!"

Kyle Kingsbury's dogs at play: "These little beasts make me smile everyday :)"

Natasha Wicks snuggles with her dog: "Morning snuggles. Ilove my little fuzzy boy #elguapo #mondaymorningsnugglesesh"

Pat Curran's dog fetches: "Knight is loving his new yard"

Rener Gracie and his dog, Tioki: "Yes Dad, I'm excited for you. @renergracie + @officialevetorres + @tiokithedog makes 3."

Tyson Griffin catches some rays with his dogs: "Sun bathing with my little puppies lol! Crazy dogs! #dogs #sunbathing #mansbestfriend #americanbulldog #bullmastiff #dogsofig #brutusandriya"

Steph Daniels's pretty kitties!: "Kitty corner"

The Savannah Cat!

The Savannah Cat was apparently a little attitude-y. Those ears, tho.: "It sucks Mufasa had an attitude before I left, wanted to give him a pet goodbye. I think he's still shaking up over his vet appointment yesterday"

I guess the Savannah Cat made the trip to Baltimore?: "Just waiting for housekeeping to walk in on this little guy."

Here's Mufasa playing in the hotel room.: "My fiancé giving #Mufasa a little exercise. I'm sure he's tired of being cooped up in this little hotel room"

Remy!

Even more Remy!: "OH HEY YOURE HOME SO HERES MY TOY LETS PLAY"

Here's more of Remy for you to love: "This girl is the absolute best #yalikedogs #nofilter #dogsofinstagram"

Matt Roth and my second favorite living dog, Remy: "My dog took a selfie."

More Remy!: "Look dog, I know you missed me but I got work to do..."

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