A Night of Tweets: UFC 161

By: Mike Fridley
Jun 14, 2013



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


DID YOU KNOW??? @danhendo is the only current @UFC light heavyweight with over 20 career bouts who has never been knocked out. #UFC161 #MMA

— Stat Cat (@MMAStatCat) 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


There's no way in hell @DustinPague lost that fight! I'm in for drug testing the judges before every @UFC event! Lol

— Siyar The Great (@SiyarTheGreat) June 15, 2013

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