A Night of Tweets: UFC Fight Night 30

By: Mike Fridley
Oct 26, 2013
UFC Fight Night 30 was full of surprises. | Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images



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 Fight Night 30 via social networking.

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Ths is the first time Lyoto has moved to 185. He had to switch to Diet Urine. #UFCFightNight

— MMA Roasted (@MMARoasted) October 26, 2013


Welcome to 185 @lyotomachidafw

— Dana White (@danawhite) October 26, 2013


Machida was facing me when he hit that KO and as soon as ref stepped in he ran over to downed Munoz and said "im sorry!".

— JJ (@johnjoeoregan) October 26, 2013


@MMARoasted drank PEEdiaLITE (get it) lololololol

— Rachel (@mmahotstuff) October 26, 2013


KO happened with the body kick cuz Machida feinted w/kick prior & Mark's hands went low. Head kick came later because of it. Impressive!

— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) October 26, 2013


The whole hand on the ground thing seems like more of a loophole than a necessary safety measure at this point.

— Tristen Critchfield (@TCritchfield52) October 26, 2013


That's such a great rule. Really makes sense and meaningfully enhances careers. Clearly awards fight to appropriate winner. Love it. #KillMe

— Luke Thomas (@SBNLukeThomas) October 26, 2013


Rosi Sexton's corner have volunteered her to finish up that third round for Jimmo.

— Luke Irwin (@BVandDietPepsi) October 26, 2013




You can tell the quality of a card by the placement of Ryan Jimmo on it.

— Liver Kick (@LiverKickdotcom) October 26, 2013


Walk in the Parke. Jon Tuckered out. Don't want to see either as a headline, thanks. 30-27, Norman Parke. Quality effort right there.

— Josh Gross (@JoshGrossESPN) October 26, 2013


Alessio Sakara anonymously stayed employed by UFC since 2005 but he's dropped 4 in a row. The UFC career cockroach may have died in England.

— RJ Clifford (@RJcliffordMMA) October 26, 2013


I wasn't paying atttention. Did Buffer say Lineker's weight in stone or boulder?

— jim genia (@jim_genia) October 26, 2013


Hallmann's cornerman is killing me right now. All I can think about is Red Track Suit Homie screaming at Ivan Drago.

— Mike Whitman (@mikewhitmanmma) October 26, 2013


@ekc Joachim Hansen-Masakazu Imanari still has to be the ultimate.

— Jordan Breen (@jordanbreen) October 26, 2013


Andrew Craig's public profile finna blow up when the MMA public uncovers that he's mentally ill and believes he is Jared Leto in Panic Room.

— Jordan Breen (@jordanbreen) October 26, 2013


30-25 Andrade, a total whooping. Y'all some paternalistic crybabies, souls moaning for Rosi. She's a tough pro. Where were tears for Diego?

— Jordan Breen (@jordanbreen) October 26, 2013


Brilliant point by @jordanbreen. If you really want woman's MMA to gain equality, treat them the same as the men. Asskickings included.

— RJ Clifford (@RJcliffordMMA) October 26, 2013


This is a violent sport. Suck it up folks. Normally you fuckers would be crying thats its FOTY stuff

— White Neon (@LongBeachOGKush) October 26, 2013


. @MarcRatnerUFC please never use this referee for any UFC event in the future. This is abusive and negligent on his part.

— Luke Thomas (@SBNLukeThomas) October 26, 2013


Money quote of night so far: "I want to fight McGregor, I know what a show pony is when I see one and that's all that guy is." - Cole Miller

— Matt Erickson (@MMAjunkieMatt) October 26, 2013


Hettes sounds 16, not 26. #TRTSTAT

— midnite (@123midnite) October 26, 2013


Whiteford didn't even try to posture up out of that triangle. All he had to do was posture up and out to his left. Is this even MMA?

— At-Risk Urban Latino (@TheTomasRios) October 26, 2013


I can't tell if Brad Scott has a beard or if his face is on fire.

— Dann Stupp (@MMAjunkieDann) October 26, 2013


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