A Night of Tweets: UFC on Fox 5

By: Mike Fridley
Dec 8, 2012
What was UFC on Fox 5's brightest moment? Tell us below. | Ezra Shaw/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

As mixed martial arts has evolved in front of our eyes throughout the years, so have the methods in which its rabid fans glean their information.

Remember in the 1990s when only a handful of Internet websites provided daily updates regarding worthwhile MMA content? Just three weeks away from turning our calendars over to 2013, the game has changed drastically.

From unprecedented levels of insight to knee-slapping one-liners, the impact Twitter has had on the sport could arguably be stated as unmatched. In a new feature debuting at the conclusion of UFC on Fox 5 “Henderson vs. Diaz,” Sherdog.com highlights some of the industry’s more memorable tweets on fight night.

great job with the animal sacrifices last night everyone, the violence gods were clearly pleased with our offerings #headkicks #destruction

— Chris Nelson (@3amMMA) December 8, 2012

Diaz always been a sixth round fighter. Hold tight.

— Chuck Mindenhall (@ChuckMindenhall) December 9, 2012

Has there ever been a skinny dude who loved to flex as much as Nate Diaz? Non-ironically, I mean?

— Ben Fowlkes (@benfowlkesMMA) December 9, 2012

Since they're muting curse words for tonight's Fox broadcast, I expect this fight to air in complete silence.

— Dann Stupp (@MMAjunkieDann) December 9, 2012

Henderson's ground and pound is so much more controlled, articulated. He is aiming and blasting instead of spazzing. The results rock.

— Jordan Breen (@jordanbreen) December 9, 2012

Ben Henderson's photo on his sponsor poster looks like it belongs on the cover of a romance novel. #UFConFOX5

— Mike Chiappetta MMA (@MikeChiappetta) December 9, 2012

@mmajunkiedann Gustafsson has the leg bruises of a stripper on the afternoon shift.

— Mike Vanlieshout (@LCMikeVan) December 9, 2012

Every time Rua moves forward with a combo, Gusty drops back with his arms up like an old field goal post.

— Chuck Mindenhall (@ChuckMindenhall) December 9, 2012

Creepiest call out ever by Rory MacDonald? I half expected him to say he wants locks of Condit's hair for his collection.

— RJ Clifford (@RJcliffordMMA) December 9, 2012

On a night where they're avoiding post fight interviews, THANK GOD they gave the stick to Rory.

— Todd Martin (@ToddMartinMMA) December 9, 2012

...and Swick begins answering all of his MySpace messages from now on

— ♥Yael Grauer♥ (@yaelwrites) December 9, 2012

yall just know benson be trainin his ground and pound. cryin and singin "our god is a awesome god" younahmean

— GFKonMMA (@GFKonMMA) December 9, 2012

Looks like the Bellator commercial on FOX hit just about every major U.S. market. Interesting stuff.

— Dann Stupp (@MMAjunkieDann) December 9, 2012

I'm not even watching the dumb UFC right now, too busy setting up the skirts for the eve, gotta have your priorities straight! =)

— War Machine (@WarMachine170) December 9, 2012

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