Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums and, perhaps most importantly, social-media platforms.
Fighters interact with fans, each other and many more through the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, which helps outsiders get a deeper look into the minds of the athletes.
Following Saturday’s Bellator 263 event in Inglewood, Calif., several of the winning and losing fighters, along with their coaches, training partners or family members, took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters.
Check out some of those reactions.
The defeated: Kiefer Crosbie
The defeated: Ilara Joanne
The defeated: Chris Gonzalez
The defeated: Brent Primus
The defeated: Emmanuel Sanchez
The defeated: Patricio Freire
The victorious: Joshua Jones
The victorious: Brian Moore
The victorious: Georgi Karakhanyan
The victorious: Gadzhi Rabadanov
The victorious: Goiti Yamauchi
The victorious: Islam Mamedov
The victorious: Usman Nurmagomedov
The victorious: Mads Burnell
The victorious: A.J. McKee
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