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    UFC on ESPN 12 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

    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 UFC on ESPN 12 in Las Vegas, 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.

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    The defeated

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    I tried my best making weight 2 times in 2 weeks was hard

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    Home Sweet Home

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    The victorious

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    自分が日頃からサポートしていただいている応援団、企業、個人様をご紹介させていただきます!! 楽球や 新宿田無応援団様 関西STYLEホルモン焼き 超ホルモン様 PlanZ様 S.P.D Group様 三和トラスト様 INSPIRIT様 MuscleTech Japan様 Nakapy様(個人) 以上になります! また、応援団の皆さんが動いてくださり、たくさんのお店が支援金BOXを設置してくださり、アメリカでの練習、滞在費用を集めてくださりました。 そして最後に日頃からいつも応援してくださる仲間や周り皆さん。 皆様本当にありがとうございます!! 自分に嘘をつかず、これからも変わらず真っ直ぐやっていって必ずもっと上に行きます!! #楽球や #新宿 #田無 #応援団#超ホルモン #PlanZ #SPDgroup #三和トラスト #inspirit #muscletech

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    Flight

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    Super cool to get a shoutout from the GOAT @liltunechi after my fight saturday! Its an honor to be mentioned in the same statements as my man @dustinpoirier and represent #louisiana #theboot #thesouth to the best I can! I am not born in louisiana but that is all I know and thats what I represent. We have some of the most talented people in the world coming out of louisiana @dustinpoirier @timcredeur @richclementi @danger_caged @dc_mma @alanjouban @thanhlemma in fighting for the best promotions in the world; @liltunechi @iamkevingates @officialboosieig @nbayoungboy in rap; @theovon in comedy; and countless other musicians, football players, basketball players, and many many other talented people

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    25 minutes! Paid In Full!

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    Victory 6/27 #ElDiamante

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