A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse
Oh, and these guys are probably worth following as well: The Official BloodyElbow Twitter Account, Kid Nate, Brent Brookhouse, Richard Wade, Chris Barton, D.E.O, Scott Broussard, Tim Burke, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Ben Thapa, T.P. Grant, Steph Daniels, Zane Simon, Mookie Alexander, Chris Hall, Mike Riordan, David St. Martin, David Castillo, Connor Ruebusch.
"Thank u god the @ufc has decided to pay for my brothers funeral what a blessing this is definitely my biggest moment of my career #ufcthanku" -Bobby Green
"Every round so at least 5 times" -Daniel Cormier, responding to a fan asking if he can take Jones down at least 3 times.
"Hey @josealdojunior I don't know anything about that post but I do know on Aug 2nd I AM going to BEAT YOUR ASS. #paybacksabitch @danawhite" -Chad Mendes
WAR MACHINE VS. BEN ASKREN?
Ben Askren (@Benaskren) June 8, 2014
"I hate @Benaskren 's ugly goofy ass so much...I wish I could fight him @ONEFCMMA let me @BellatorMMA ? I'll win or gouge his eyes out for DQ" -War Machine
FAILED DRUG TESTS
"I have never used any performance enhancing drug of any kind in my entire life. I welcome a random drug test at any day, any time." -Tim Kennedy
"Chael, Vitor and Wanderlei clearly all using, put them in a three way last man standing match. Seems fair to me." -Ben Askren
"Wahhh, wahhh! All the pro athletes keep getting caught juicing, big whoop! Priests get caught raping, that's a bigger problem." -War Machine
SELF DEFENSE? BASZLER AND RONDA'S MOM WEIGH IN
"While the #YesAllWomen people are busy crying about "victimization", I was at the gym honing my whoop-ass skillz. #HighFive @KimberlyRoot" -Shayna Baszler
". @QoSBaszler @KimberlyRoot That's fine because you WANT to but you shouldn't HAVE TO http://www.thejuliagroup.com/blog/?p=3851" -Dr. Ann Maria, Ronda's mom weighs in on this sensitive issue that started with Miss USA's comments on self defense and sexual assault.
"@DrAnnMaria @KimberlyRoot i also shouldnt HAVE 2 prevent my acct from fraud, or HAVE 2 lock my doors at night" -Shayna Baszler
"@QoSBaszler @KimberlyRoot No, you should not. Which is why we arrest people who commit fraud & not say you had it coming" -Dr. Ann Maria
"@DrAnnMaria i agree w/that. Just not all the hate @MissUSA is getting" -Shayna Baszler
"You do realize the Dr. Ann Mariathing originated from a guy shooting women at a distance? I'm pretty bad ass but I don't see how that helps" -
"Why come to Hilo to vacation, when u can fight 4 ur life with Hilos best.Gr8 training wit the prodigy @bjpenndotcom #work #UFC" -Dominick Cruz, bantamweight champ and former welterweight champ looking close to the same size.
Could be my best photobomb EVER pic.twitter.com/VG0EmuLdUU— Matt Mitrione (@mattmitrione) June 5, 2014
ONE OF THE WORST ROBBERIES IN MMA
"That was a terrible, terrible decision... I'd love to fight Sanchez. Dan Hardy;-)" -
"Just watched the fight I controlled the pace made him miss countered his attacks done more damage stuck to my game plan I WON that fight!" -Ross Pearson
"@RossTheRealDeal if @ufc wants us to do it again I'm down any time any place make it a 5 rounder. #Iwonthefight" -Diego Sanchez, please don't. Please just fight a grappler next time.
PERKS OF (SEMI) RETIREMENT?
Aaahhhh.... :) pic.twitter.com/pSwEsVBjbd— Mac Danzig (@macdanzigmma) June 11, 2014
"Taking advantage of the beautiful beach and sun" -Georges St-Pierre
"#DropOut #MaryKay" -Logan Stanton
"I woke up like dissss #bronzy thank you for the spray tan @ggduval96 !! I'm ready for the @maximMag #hot100 party tonight! #keepithealthyandsexy #tanlines #uvFree" -Arianny Celeste