Mixed martial arts journalism is a serious business. Following the MMA community on Twitter, is not. The following is a light-hearted (and sometimes insightful) look at how the combat sports world viewed UFC 161 via social networking.
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Roy Nelson has the best 4 chins in MMA. #UFC161— MMA Roasted (@MMARoasted) June 16, 2013
33-year-old Henderson beats Evans. 42, not so much.— Steven Marrocco (@MMAjunkieSteven) June 16, 2013
if you or somebody you know entered the octagon tonight don't contact p tone for at least a month. you on timeout son.— GFKonMMA (@GFKonMMA) June 16, 2013
Huge thanks to Alexis Davis and Sugar Rashad Evans, who both made me sweat but UNFITCHED my financial problems this weekend.— Fight_Ghost (@Fight_Ghost) June 16, 2013
Nelson getting tuned up by Miocic's long, accurate punches. Fight is a PSA on dangers of taking short notice fights after you just fought.— Jordan Breen (@jordanbreen) June 16, 2013
That fight SUCKED!!!!!— Dana White (@danawhite) June 16, 2013
Jimmo vs. Pokrajac is the kind of fight that makes me question my choices in life when it comes to covering MMA. I shoulda got my GED.— jim genia (@jim_genia) June 16, 2013
THIS SUCKS http://t.co/AXXRfITSTA— Pat Barry (@HypeOrDie) June 16, 2013
Up next, Niko Bellic fights a male stripper who specializes in the robot. #UFC161— Tommy Toe Hold (@TommyToeHold) June 16, 2013
Herb Dean has better hair than both these girls. #ufc161— MMA Roasted (@MMARoasted) June 16, 2013
Final FightMetric stats show Shields went 0-18 in takedown attempts against Woodley. Do you personally score the agression or the defense?— John Morgan (@MMAjunkieJohn) June 16, 2013
Pat Barry now has had an 11-fight UFC career without winning consecutive UFC fights. Only Wanderlei Silva tops that (12 UFC fights).— MMADecisions.com (@MMADecisions) June 16, 2013
I love the camera shots with Joe Silva in the background. It's like Shang Tsung watching the Mortal Kombat tournament. #UFC161— Tommy Toe Hold (@TommyToeHold) June 16, 2013
This happened. Thanks John Maguire. pic.twitter.com/FbmHGLuymo— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) June 15, 2013