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, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Ben Thapa, T.P. Grant, Steph Daniels, Zane Simon, Mookie Alexander, Mike Riordan, David St. Martin, David Castillo, Connor Ruebusch.
"Looking for knowledgable UFC/BJJ fan in LA who is organized & has a background in research/writing. Send resumes to: KenFloIntern@gmail.com" -Kenny Florian
"All MMA Media, I was never in Ranger Regiment. I am a Green Beret, Special Forces Sniper that is Ranger qualified(ie went to Ranger School)." -Tim Kennedy, just in case you guys didn't know.
"The Brazilians got buried tonight. On July 19th I bury one more." -Conor McGregor
"What happened had nothing to do with my heart. But everything that has happened left mental scare that I really underestimated... My team and I are already figuring out what happened and we have the pieces but just need to do the puzzle. Confident we will sort this out" -Stefan Struve
"I wanna put a big FU out there to the UFC expo security staff for not letting me live my childhood dream of fighting Dolf Lundren/Ivan drago" -Forrest Griffin
"All the best to Rhonda Rousey tonight in her fight ! The Expendables crew is in her corner ! Not literally cause dana wouldn't allow that " -Randy Couture
"Just another day #ufcfanexpo2014 #monsterenergy" -Dominick Cruz, yes please.
"Got a thumb durring the first exchange. Was blind in left eye whole fight." -Jon Fitch, blind? That went to a decision.
Eye is a little rough. pic.twitter.com/WCtVYzINQD— Jon Fitch (@jonfitchdotnet) July 6, 2014
TIM KENNEDY VS. PEDS
"Another random drug test another failed test. When will the athletic commissions get a clue and realize that this sport has a real problem." -Tim Kennedy
"I am not going to fight again unless my opponent and myself are being drug tested (random). Tim Kennedy" -
"Asking for random drug tests has nothing to do with Romero. It has to do with the current state of MMA. Tim Kennedy" -
"Leave Tim Kennedyout of title contender discussions. He hasn't fought clean in a decade or in the US in 3 years. " -
FLORIAN'S HAIR IS AT #3
Firas Zahabi (@Firas_Zahabi) July 3, 2014
Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) July 3, 2014
Time to party hard pic.twitter.com/VUsRsdm5jW— Mitch Clarke (@MitchClarkeMMA) July 3, 2014
Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) July 9, 2014
"Someone had to keep the @ufc ring card girls hydrated this weekend." -Luke Rockhold
JAB STRAIGHT, JAB STRAIGHT, JAB STRAIGHT
ASKREN VS. HENDRICKS. VS. HUGHES
"I dare any media member to ask Ben Askrenif I make him nervous and post his stuttering response." -
"You talk to much ben." -Matt Hughes
"That's your opinion :)" -Ben Askren
"very true. I got where I am by doing not talking." -Matt Hughes
" Lots of ways to skin a car." -Ben Askren, I can't even think of one. Do you peel off the paint first?
"that won't get you to the big show." -Matt Hughes
"Did a world of good for Mr. Sonnen. Dana can only deny I am the best for so long." -Ben Askren
"have you not seen where Chael is now? "talking" is what got Chael in trouble... I'm not doubting your talent, though I disagree with you. It's your fighting style." -Matt Hughes
"Wrong your boss forcefully prevented me from proving I am the best" -Ben Askren
"I though you chose the organization you in?" -Matt Hughes
"@Benaskren @JohnyHendricks I'm going to guess he was with the family as I was on a plane headed home so I had plenty of time to give lessons" -Matt Hughes