MMA on Instagram: A gator, guitars and the Jackson family

Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram! I hope you’ve had a wonderful week. This time we feature a special Patrick Cote…

By: Katie Winter | 10 years
MMA on Instagram: A gator, guitars and the Jackson family
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Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram! I hope you’ve had a wonderful week. This time we feature a special Patrick Cote section (once again!) as well as a special section featuring all the things happening around Jackson’s MMA. I am sad to report that Mark Hunt did not post ANY videos this week but I do have some extra cats that I hope will make up for that. Follow me on Instagram and enjoy the pics!

Vinc Pichel got engaged!: “Sorry bitches @grotesquebeauty is taken and she’s mine!”

Dennis Bermudez takes a requisite weight cut selfie as he preps for UFC 171: “@jbird_3101 opening my tuna fish 4 me …. Who’s the little brother again ? #ufc171 #WeightCut #operationmenace #roadtosix”

Kelvin Gastelum took a weight cut selfie, too: “I figure I’d take the selfie now before I get fat again lol”

Jon Jones does scary training: “Challenging myself in different ways this camp”

Uriah Hall grapples with Kelvin Gastelum: “future champ ..”

Bigfoot Silva lunches with Gleison Tibau: “Lunch with my friend @gleisontibau .. Almoço com o amigo tibau #Salada”

Hector Lombard cuts weight: “I need water….”

Cheick Kongo looks like he’s enjoying himself: “Je vous présente ma chérie. Elle a l’honneur et le privilège de m’accompagner lors de tous mes déplacements pour préparer on combat contre #minakov au Bellator115”

Thiago Alves and Cristiano Souza show off their flexy tricks: Do you even stretch bro??? 😳Me and my brother @souzasoldierboy showing how’s is done after practice 😂💪#nojudging

Antonio Silva with a Bigfoot-sized ice cream cone: “Love my ice cream…. Amei meu sorvete,muito bom…rsrs”

Patrick Cummins is in pancake heaven: “Any pancake enthusiast would have this reaction if they met the man himself @bobsredmill #myhero”

Former Miss United States Whitney Miller really did have a rough day of grappling: “Rough tournament today…I understand this is part of the game but it’s a tough one to swallow. To my opponent, I wish you a quick and super fast recovery! Keep at it girl. #bjj #combat #wmma #nogi #whitebell #fight #fighttowin #tx #championships”

Here’s Lyoto Machida and his brother, Take, at the beach: “My brother n I on The beach!!@takemachida Com meu irmão na praia!”

Natasha Wicks shows off her yoga moves: “How do you dismount the massage table?!? #likeaboss Gettin all fit at @theriekescenter @ajhavili”

Fabricio Werdum makes the Werdum Face: “UFC LONDON #happyface hahahaha!!”

Julianna Pena in water PT: “Aquatic physical therapy cracks me up lol”

Braulio Estima with Forrest Griffin: “@forrestgriffin also os here”

Kim Couture visits with Ray Longo: “Tonight’s KickBoxing Empire Fights at Planet Hollywood were Amazing! Love my friend, The One & Only Mr Ray Longo!”

Chris Holdsworth at Comic Con: “Bunch of characters at comic con in Sac.”

Jake Shields works the ropes:

Michael Johnson and Eddie Alvarez have fun with swizzle sticks at the airport in London. I like that they’re doing something I would do.: “Lol fun times in London @ealvarezfight needs to get his giraffe off of mine #airport food lol”

Khabib Nurmagomedov oes lots of frog jumps and other fun stuff: “Отдыхать будем после боя, а пока пахота продолжается👊💂”

Russell Doane gets his toes did: “Nothing wrong with two grown ass men getting pampered….is there?? #oohboyyousoprettay #prettaylikemadow”

Happy Birthday Chris Cope! Wooooo!: “Ate at New York’s oldest steakhouse for my birthday last night with great friends. Best steak I’ve ever had. The Gotham baby!!!!!!!! Woooooo!!!!!!!”

Ronda Rousey, Jessamyn Duke, Shayna Baszler and Marina Shaffir all dressed up for a night out: “#4horsewomen actually dressed up and celebrating instead of dressed down and training for once lol @marinashafir @jessamynduke @qosbaszler”

I love Alexander Gustafsson and so does Nick Diaz: “That’s what’s up !”

Soa Palelei joined Mike Swick at AKA Thailand (which is looking really sharp, BTW): “Yo @SoaTheHulk, welcome to @AKAThailand! Straight to hill sprints! Great job today dude! ;) #AKAThailand #Phuket #Thailand”

Gray Maynard with The Most Interesting Man in the World: “We don’t always take pictures….. But when we do, it’s with the most interesting man in the world @whiteyufc @brycejones10”

Frankie Edgar takes a nap with friends: “The Lion King, starring @frankieedgar and Benny The Bear! Coming soon…”

Dan Hardy ran into Graham Hancock on the train: “Went to see #GrahamHancock talk tonight then met him on the train home afterwards! #Evolved”

Alexander Gustafsson gets bromantic with Reza Madadi: “Wanna thank my brother @rezamaddog for helping me alot in the last camp and for all support Thanks bro!”

Vitor Belfort is learning to play guitar: “My spiritual brother @thejonduke and @thejamesduke great guitar players and bass as well one of the best in the world inspire me to start my lessons. I am here working on it I need some tips love I guys. This is one of my challenges and guest what I love them u know why? Make me better and stronger have a wonderful rest of the day. Estou aqui treinando um dos meus desafios novos. Como é bom aprender, e enfrentar algo desconhecido. Amo desafios se pudesse escolher um sobre nome pra mim eu escolheria desafio e VITORIA . Pois toda vez que vc tem um desafio significa que vc tem uma OPORTUNIDADE DE SAIR VITORIOSO. Medite nisso. E agradeça a DEUS POR SEUS DESAFIOS. Eles podem ser difíceis , mais não impossíveis . Boa noite a todos vcs e muito obrigado pelo carinho e apoio de todos vcs . #NOEXCUSES”

Akira Corassani plays guitar, too: “Jamming between training sessions:) Bill Withers – Grandma’s Hands”

Urijah Faber hangs out with Joe Warren: “Hanging w the “Baddest Man on the Planet” @JoeWarrenMMA & Japanese x-change @wk_ulka @SneakyTommy @FactoryXmt”

Josh Koscheck with an alligator: “Saw this walking across the road so had to take a #selfie”

Thiago Alves with a beautiful bathroom selfie: “I usually don’t do #selfies but when I do I make sure I have a meanmug with goatee and some legit baby wipes on my background 👊😳🔥 #keepitclassy #ordont”

Lyoto Machida trains with Krzysztof Soszynski: “Amazing training with Krisztoff!Excelente treino!!”

You need to watch Machida’s abs in this video: “Hard training today!!Treino forte hj!!Valeu galera @kingsmma @fabianodgomes”

Here’s Elias Silverio with Georges St-Pierre!: “Esse é cara! #GeorgeStPierre”

Shayna Baszler and Ronda Rousey have been working on their wrestling: “Holding up the Spade sign in our teaser for “The Life and Times of the #4horsewomen” #QoS #queensarmy @rondarousey”

Donald Cerrone got a new toy: “Super excited, just got my new @badboybuggies in. Happy early bday to me!!”

Here’s What’s Been Happening at Jackson’s MMA (#sportkiller)

Awesomely running down a hill: “The team enjoying a run down after working hard To get up the dunes! Special thanks to Will Fox for the awesome photo. @jacksonsmma”

Movie Night: “Getting ready to watch #300 with a bunch of teammates.. We were video bombed by #Eminem #YOLO #3Dmovies”

Soccer: “Boys decided to play a little #soccer after #wrestling practice.. Actually really surprised by Cub’s footwork”

Training with shirts off:

Milking cows:

Posing for pictures: “Ninja training with the @onnit boys, @timkennedymma and @cubswanson. Zombie tee always getting compliments.”

Piggybacking: “”Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.”- Jim Rohn @thefoxidentity @fearthefighter @onnit @virusintl”

Creeper vans and scooters: “A lot of weird things going on at Jackson’s by @jonnybones ! Clays creeper van!!! Hahahaha”

Making tacos in tiny shorts: “Tim K, top tier fighter, special forces operator and world class short shorts wearing taco chef. Unfortunately, Team Boston can’t handle the heat. #TheseTahcosAhWickedHaht”

Pet Pics!

Korean Zombie Dog: “짜루 태권도 검은띠 ㅋㅋ #koreanzombiemma #koreanzombie #태권도 #짜루 #chansungjung #mma #ufc”

Ronda Rousey’s dog, Mochi: “When @mochirousey is tired, she gives no effs about where or how she sleeps. #mastiff #dogo”

Cris Cyborg and her dog, Fedor, are ready for a run: “#partiu #run #criscyborg #lionfight #califa #sunday #fedor #parceiro #vmoda @stelthheadwear @rockwellwatches @vmoda @vmoda_uae”

Russell Doane’s dog is fancy: “See you soon puppy face. 🐶#DDDE”

Rick Hawn’s new hairless cat: “This little guy is our newest family member! #Sphynx #Hairless”

Quinton Jackson’s dog and kids enjoy pool time: “Happy kids happy dogs.. Happy Sunday. Haha”

Here are two great videos of Rener Gracie’s dog, Tioki: “VIDEO: @tiokithedog shows his genetically based sheep herding skills on a big blue ball!”

‘”No matter how many times I fall in the fountain, failure is not an option.” @tiokithedog’

Joe Lauzon just lost his dog, Bruschi, to cancer. Seriously, fuck cancer.: “Pretty awful weekend, because we had to put Bruschi down. He wasn’t eating much the last couple days. We got him to the vet thinking it was just a cold or something because he was starting to have trouble breathing. They said he had the cancer for a while but wasn’t showing any signs of trouble until it started affecting his breathing. At least it came on quickly and he didn’t have to suffer for long. Going to miss the hell out you buddy. Fuck cancer.”

Alexander Gustafsson’s dogs: “Finally im back to my dogz missed them so much ❤️”

Michelle Waterson’s doberman: “My little baby’s growing up do fast.”

Vinc Pichel’s happy kitty: “Look at this happy little hair ball #Marlow”

Here’s Pichel’s other cat, in a box: “Yup I think she’ll fit #HarelyQuinn”

Travis Browne and his dog enjoy working out together: “Nothing like having mans best friend with you during your workouts!! #pualani has been with me for 12yrs now. Love this dog! Thank you for the great pics @thefoxidentity”

Josh Thomson’s dog looks pretty comfy: “When #McLovin goes missing around the house I always know right where to find him. Sigh…. #bulldog #bullies #englishbulldog #mansbestfriend #love #family”

Anthony Johnson’s dogs: “Me and my 2 bitches”

Duke Roufus’s French bulldogs: “#frenchbulldogs #puppypile”

Natasha Wicks’s adorable dogs: “Took the pups for a quick mile run before work.. I can’t handle the level of cute going on here! 🐶💙🐶 #LadyandtheElGuapo”

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s dogs: “Ciumento nao ,organizado!!”

Julie Kedzie’s sleepy cat: “Morning cat nap”

Baby ducks at Donald Cerrone’s!: “Well I guess we got some ducks”

Tony Ferguson’s Frenchy: “#Knucklez “Put me in Coach I’m ready!” #Mouthpiece √ #Handsup √ #Snoringnoise √ She’s ready!!! #UFC173 #Frenchy #Frenchton #Puppypower @xtfergie”

Vinc Pichel’s cat is giving instructions: “Hey you! Ya you! Clean my shit box…. Or else!! #Split”

Whitney Miller and her cat: “”The tiger doesn’t lose sleep over the opinion of sheep” #strength #roar #toyger”

The Savannah Cat!

“Thank you for making my life easier @everlastworldwide”

“Charcoal & Mufasa having a little nap time earlier today #Wildcats #Savannahcats #Rawmeatdiet #petlover”

Food Pics!

Mike Swick’s coconuts: “Coconut draining day! I got around 7.5 liters from these 32 coconuts, which should last me 3-4 days. I try and drink over 2 liters a day. I seriously think Coconut water has helped my health problems more than anything. I swear by it! ;) @AKAThailand #Phuket #Thailand #Coconuts #CoconutWater #Healthy”

BE’s own Steph Daniels taunts us with breakfast nachos: “Try as I might, I can never find a better breakfast than these shrimp nachos”

Jon Jones has a “cheat meal”: “Not really much of a cheat meal but so delicious it felt like it.. Was feeling guilty about the chips and salsa”

Glover Teixeira loves his sushi!: “Sushi Night hora de 1 sushizinho”

BE’s Anton Tabuena tries a CaliBurger. It looks good!: “Tried CaliBurger’s equivalent of a double-double protein style and animal style fries. #InNOutDawSiya”

Chad Mendes went fishing and then ate his catch: “Caught 49 of these bad boys in Mexico and loved every second of it!!! Then took a couple into town to a local restaurant and they cooked em up a few diff ways. It was so damn good”

“Here’s the fish all cooked up”

I would hate to be behind Tito Ortiz in line at Costco: “Getter done love @costco”

Jon Jones eats a salad that I know I would love: “Early dinner #healthy #salad #athlete #greatnesswithin #sacrifice #fitness #worldchampionship #victorious”

Alptekin Ozkilic enjoys some tasty-looking Turkish food: “This is why i love NY #turkishfood #donerkebab”

Ricardo Almeida’s salad also looks like something I would love: “Long week ahead! Filling up with race fuel!! Beet, Carro and Eggs salad! || semana longa pela frente!! Estou precisando de gasolina aditivada! Salada de beterraba, cenoura e ovos. #rabjj #healthy #jiujitsuwayoflife #salad”

Cris Cyborg is eating a salad with beets, too!: “#luchtime #diet #sallad #sunday”

I went to brunch with D.E.O. and this is what he ate: “Had brunch with @theogkatgirl aka @katiew at @parishfoodsandgoods. #fatkid”

Andre Galvao’s protein and carbs: “My dinner. Red meat. I love red meat and pasta. 💪 meu rango da noite. Carne vermelha e macarrão!”

Rick Hawn’s food looks really good: “My new favorite place to eat in #Montreal. #GrilladesPortuguese So delicious and super affordable!”

Vitor Belfort’s dinner looks really good, too: “Meu jantar My dinner Boa noite! Good night !”

Lyoto Machida’s dinner: “Great dinner!!Excelente jantar!!”

Family Pics!

Chris Weidman with his nephew: “Very proud of my nephew Josiah! Took 5th in the states and is as tough as it gets!!”

Michael Bisping plays chess with his son: “Game of chess in the sun, with my son. He’s 12 so I win now but I have a feeling he’s gonna have me soon lol”

Sean Pierson with his son, doing some basement Jits: “A little Jits in the basement! Or as my son say Spin Jitsu #mma #ufc”

Bigfoot Silva’s daughter in her fancy car: “My princess playing with his car…. Minha princesa brincando… 😍”

Mauricio Rua with his kids. Pretty adorable.: “Meus amores,maior amor do mundo. My lovers, the biggest love in the world”

Cristiano Marcello watches a movie with his son: “Eu e Enzo prontos para o cinema! Me and Enzo ready for cine! #EnzoMarcello #CristianoMarcello #CMSYSTEM”

Vitor Belfort’s daughters: “They are princess and at the same time they are very tuff . Elas são princesas e ao mesmo tempo casca-grossa”

Chris Clements’s daughter celebrated her 2nd birthday: “Can’t believe my baby girl turned 2 today. Life goes fast!”

Jake Ellenberger with his niece: “Look who’s back! The MakAttack”

Daniel Cormier’s kids play at the park: “My kids are doing obstacle course here at the park haha. They are best friends. Love em to death. DC”

The adorable Duane Ludwig children:

Carlos Condit and his son spar with fun noodles: “A little pool noodle fencing to close out training camp #UFC171”

Michelle Waterson’s daughter works on her singing: “#Ohyoucantelleverybody #imtheman #littlesinger #lmbo my little cuties favor song at the moment!”

Mike Swick and his daughter greet a familiar face in Thailand: “Been teaching baby Swick Thai culture and to properly greet all Thai people with respect. Even Thai Ronald McDonald. ;) @AKAThailand #Phuket #Thailand”

Joe Lauzon’s Bat Baby: “Nananananananana-batkid! #babylauzon”

Vinny Magalhaes and his son: “#botafogo #copalibertadores #libertadores #soccer #futebol #brasil #vitor #selecao #fogao #campeao”

Chuck Liddell’s son watched him train: “Completely captivated by the Iceman! @theofficialchuckliddell #daddy #inspiration #future #champion”

Mark Munoz’s lovely family: “What I live for! @kristi_munoz Thk u @footcandles @amarikenoly & @maddeezy for the pics. U guys have skills!”

There’s a mess at Ryan Bader’s house: “Yup”

Daniel Roberts and his daughter: “Great work out with my little mama:)”

Patrick Cote Is in Thailand and He’s Posting Lots of Pictures!

With a monkey and no shirt: “With my little friend !!! Monkey bay !!!”

On Phi Phi island with no shirt: “Day off at Phi Phi island !!!! Paradise !!!!!”

Wow.: “BTT around the world !!!! @tigermuaythai”

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