A Night of Tweets: UFC 160

By: Mike Fridley
May 26, 2013
Junior dos Santos fought flawlessly against a tough Mark Hunt. | Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images



MMA 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 160 via social networking.

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Oh man. Just like that, huh? And Bigfoot lumbers back off into the woods...

— CagePotato.com (@cagepotatomma) May 26, 2013


What the hell has this sport become? I feel like I should apologize to all those Tae Kwon Do guys I laughed at over the years.

— jim genia (@jim_genia) May 26, 2013


Can't blame the crowd at all for booing the takedown. Vegas crowds appreciate the ground game. They were just enjoying the standup so much.

— Todd Martin (@ToddMartinMMA) May 26, 2013


Win or lose, people are still going to love Mark Hunt. I'm glad that for now, MMA finally has a real answer to Earnie Shavers.

— Jordan Breen (@jordanbreen) May 26, 2013


Watched it in slow motion. Maynard got knocked out 63 times at the end there. #UFC160

— Tommy Toe Hold (@TommyToeHold) May 26, 2013


"you practiced what?" ayo tj.. next time just answer "violence, son."

— GFKonMMA (@GFKonMMA) May 26, 2013


Joe Rogan says 'bitch slaps' on TV. You should hear what they call them in Stockton.

— Dann Stupp (@MMAjunkieDann) May 26, 2013


Mike Pyle rocking the haircut that says, 'Do Not Loan Me Money.'

— Ben Fowlkes (@benfowlkesMMA) May 26, 2013


"I disagree with that stoppage." "Look at him, he's wobbly as he goes over there." Then why do you disagree with the stoppage, Mr. Rogan?

— Robert Sargent (@MMARising) May 26, 2013


Pain rollercoaster / ups, downs, dips, dives, twists, and turns / Nurmagomedov. #ufc160

— 17 Syllables of Pain (@MMAhaiku) May 26, 2013


Just to follow up on Khabib's 21 takedowns, @mjcflipdascript of FightMetric confirms that's a UFC record for one fight. #UFC160

— Mike Chiappetta MMA (@MikeChiappetta) May 26, 2013


George Roop is on his first two-fight win-streak since Oct. 2007 – a span of 2058 days (5.5 years) and 14 fights.

— Mike Bohn (@MikeBohnMMA) May 25, 2013


Right now someone from the Culinary Union is looking at that blood and writing a press release about how the UFC sacrifices live goats.

— jim genia (@jim_genia) May 25, 2013


@mmajunkiejohn The Wolf from Pulp Fiction couldn't get that much blood out.

— David Neighbor (@dneighbor) May 25, 2013


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