MMA on Instagram: Boats, Guns and Pillow Fights

Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram! It's double fight week so the fighters were obviously posting a ton of pics and video,…

By: Katie Winter | 9 years ago
MMA on Instagram: Boats, Guns and Pillow Fights
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Welcome to another week of MMA on Instagram! It’s double fight week so the fighters were obviously posting a ton of pics and video, none more than one of our favorite, Mark Hunt. I know I missed some but I still counted 30 Mark Hunt videos this week. So, in order to not deprive you of all the Mark Hunt fun, I am breaking them out into their own separate Fan Post, just for this week. Excessive Mark Hunt! I I also have quite a few World Cup pics and videos and I will give them a separate post tomorrow, too. In the meantime, enjoy all this other stuff and have fun watching tons and tons of UFC!

Donald Cerrone poses for a pic: “Just a bunch of dudes taking pictures of themselves. #NothingWeirdGoingOnHere @cowboycerrone”

Here’s how Cerrone’s pic came out: “Pretty epic photo bomb from @thefranklester and @VannataMMA”

Beneil Dariush during cupping: “Some cupping therapy!”

Beneil Dariush post-cupping: “After cupping @belle_betkolia”

Alexander Gustafsson at Vasa Aptit: “@vasaaptit med bästa grabbarna!”

Ali Bagautinov plays hockey: “#ufc #ufc174 #ali #alibagautinov #bagautinov #puncher #puncherking #king #krepost #sambo #sambo70 #combatsambo #mma #fightnights #хокей 20.06.2014 сыграли хокей на ледовой арене Морозово команда Файт Найтс против команды КВН победа за нами ) у меня был дебют !)”

Anthony Pettis gets back to training with Duke Roufus: “1st kicking sparring since @showtimepettis knee surgery #havingfungettingitdone thanks for the gear @torque1_net @urijahfaber”

Braulio Estima with Jeff Monson: “My friend @jeffmonson came to say oh today at the our academy @gbwestpalmbeach good to see you bro.”

Chris Weidman and Frankie Edgar with Jim Norton: “Hanging with @jimnorton after the Opie and Anthony Show. #UFC175”

Chris Weidman and Stephen Thompson after training: “After me and @chrisweidmanufc got our butts kicked by @gorillammatechs awesome s&c workout. @lexmcmahon @raythompson @tonythompsonpb @thetitanmma #igers #igdaily #pitchblack #picoftheday #photooftheday”

Chris Weidman on Good Morning, America: “Showing the GMA crew a guillotin live on air. #UFC175”

Chris Weidman pillow fights for ESPN: “Pillow fighting with @espn_Colin”

Chris Weidman works out in the ESPN parking lot in Bristol, CT: “Not a bad setup. Doing some work for the camera. #UFC175”

Clay Guida provided car service for Cub Swanson: “Thanks @clayguida for the VIP ride to the airport this morning :)”

Cris Cyborg gets a treatment: “#physiotherapy @ivancarmosino #drflitz #relax #califa #champion #ideanutrition #invictafc #home #fisioterapia #manutencao”

Dan Hardy is one with nature: “…and still found time for #KungFu in the forest.”

Dana White and Mark Hunt sat together on a flight: “Lol Mark Hunt in the seat right next to me on the flight to Japan”

Dana White and Kazushi Sakuraba: “This had been an amazing trip!! Got to sit down and talk to one if my favorite fighters #Sakuraba for over an hour. #ufcjapan #ufc #pride”

Dana White cooks: “Doing a little cookin tonight at #Hama Tokyo. How would u like your steak? #ufc #ufcjapan #tokyo #steak”

Dana White with Dong Hyun Kim: “Just let Dong Hyun Kim officially know that Lombard is out injured and Woodley is in for #ufcmacao #venetiansands #ufcchina #ufc”

Daron Cruickshank shoots things: “Ballistics therapy with my saiga 12 and my @vertx_official gear use coupon code DCVTX20 for 20% off your order”

Fabricio Werdum on the stairs in Santa Monica: “Depois de 40 dias em Vegas(TUF AMÉRICA LATNA) nada melhor q voltar a rotina dos treinamentos! Seg,qua,sex no mestre @kings_mma e ter e qui @cobrinhacharles !! Opaaa e @boltwrestling também!!osss #ufcmexico #tuflatinamerica #vaicavalo #nemmeviu #televisa #tequiero”

Felice Herrig lifts a big stone: “Don’t throw stones at glass houses”

George Sotiropoulos trains. And there’s Chael Sonnen.: “Had some kick ass training tonight with the guys @gbportland & #gbseattle. Thank You to @nickgilardi & @fabianoscherner for putting it together and being in my corner”

Gesias Cavalcante gets acupuncture: “#CHI #YINYANG #WUWEI #A100A #Blackzilians #WSOF11 #AcupunctureZen @guitar4hire @acupuncturezen”

Glover Teixeira with Renzo Gracie: “@renzograciebjj me dando uns toques pro Jiu Jitsu oss mestre”

Here’s Jake Ellenberger with a gun: “Took the hand cannon out today #Smith&Wesson #500”

Ilir Latifi gets held up: “Hands up @pawel_plucner @marialezis”

Isaac Vallie-Flagg shopped for guns: “Thinking I need this gun for carry and conceal you know just in case!!”

Jake Shields in Jerusalem: “At the west wall in Jerusalem with @idopariente”

Jeremy Stephens does media: “Media at FOX bright and early with @ufc! Feeling good ready for another day of greatness! #FearTheBeard #TeamStephens #ufc #ufcfightnight #ufcfightnight44”

Jessica Eye is on a boat: “Boating 😉 @jessicaworkmanxo @helenakocinski @evie_0511 ;)”

Joseph Benavidez went for a hike: “Look Benny everything the light touches is our kingdom! #PrideRock #CircleOfLife”

Julie Kedzie selfie: “#crookednosedontcarehoes”

Kelvin Gastelum had some travel delays during fight week: “Still keeping a smile and laughing at the face of adversity!!! Cause we on a mission!! #conquest #OnAmission4Gold #UFCFIGHTNIGHT44”

Kelvin Gastelum remembers The Alamo: “#Yuma United MMA @ The Alamo!”

Khabib Nurmagomedov with his crew: “На открытии детского садика и спорткомплекса в моем родном селении Кироваул Кизилюртовского района, большое спасибо Главе Республики Дагестан и Администрации Кизилюртвского района за оказанную помощь моему селению.”

Luke Barnatt is on a boat: “What should we do with the drunken sailor??? #YachtLife #Seaman #LetsGoBigSlow”

Luke Barnatt with Kelvin Gastelum and Clint Hester: “Hanging with my #TUF17 Brothers @clinthester_mma @kgastelum #UFCFN44 #ATown#VivaLaMexico”

Luke Rockhold in the club: “Last night was wild, people watching at it’s finest! @randelaleman Not a fan of all nighters but if ur gonna do it u better take a helicopter home wow”

Mark Hunt with Roy Nelson: “The monsters!!! Hunt vs Nelson #ufcjapan ##ufc”

Marlon Sandro’s flexy selfie: “E vamos voltar a malhar que a vontade de voltar a lutar esta enorme a mão esta quase 100% uuuurraaaa!!!!!!”

Michael Bisping and Conor McGregor: “Bumped in to @thenotoriousmma in Hong Kong yesterday. Thought he was in Dublin hahaha hope camp is going well mate.”

Michael Bisping with Cung Le in Macao: “All fun and games, for now @fearthefighter”

Michelle Waterson didn’t make it on American Ninja Warrior: “Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh, sad face:( I really wanted to do better. Sorry guys, hopefully they bring me back next year.”

Nick Diaz with Joe Schilling at Glory last weekend: “@joe_schilling #hardnight #hardwork #cantstopcrazy #Glory #ufc #mma #kickboxing”

Nik Lentz got a haircut: “Getting my hair did….”

Pat Barry and Rose Namajunas on a workout date: “We on a date/workout! What he looking at? @hypeordie @ufc #tuf20”

Roy Nelson faces off with a Transformer: “Transformers tomorrow can’t wait. Sign up for next movie at”

Roy Nelson’s sumo training: “How does @roynelsonmma prepare for #UFCFightNight in Japan? By training alongside Japanese sumo wrestlers, of course! #UFCJapan”

Rustam Khabilov with Nick Newell: “It was very nice to meet @notoriousnewell! I have a lot of respect and admiration for this great fighter.”

Soa Palelei with a former All Blacks player: “What a awesome experience to have dinner with a legend of the sport of rugby, Jonah Lomu a former New Zealand All Blacks player. To hear his stories through out his rugby career #Humbled #AllBlacks #Rugby @JONAHTALILOMU”

T.J. Dillashaw and his family at his wedding: “I have the greatest family in the world! Thank you so much for always being there for me. @janicedillashaw”

Takanori Gomi and Rumina Sato: “Japanese legends, Gomi and Rumina Sato!!! #ufc #ufcjapan”

Thales Leites dines with Renan Barao and Leonardo Santos: “Novo patrocínio. Restaurante Broz no flamengo. Comida e ambiente de primeira. Com os amigos @renanbaraoufc e @leosantosjj . @restaurantebroz #lifestyle #thalesleitesmma #healthfood”

This is how Chris Weidman relaxes: “Had a nice long bike ride and now its time to chill and recover #UFC175”

Tim Kennedy in England: “England so far. #dover #oxford #harrypotter #fish&chips #whitecliffs #uso #afe #mwr #combatives #ufc #mma”

Valerie Letourneau with kickboxer Munah Holland: “Look who I get to meet on my road today! The Kickboxing legend Munah Holland! Small world.. My daughter’s best friend mooved to NJ, and we went to her gym to see her train. Well! Now I know she’s in good hands! Was a pleasure to meet you @munahholland !! #wmma #invictafc”

Pet Pics!

Josh Thomson’s tired pup: “I took #myboys to the park yesterday and my #lab cut his paw pad while playing fetch. He’s been down all day like this and it’s hard to see him so down. #mansbestfriend #family”

Josh Thomson’s pups are still tired: “My #lab hasn’t been feeling well so #McLovin has been keeping him company these last 2 days. #chillin #bullies #mansbestfriend #bulldog #englishbulldog #herosantails”

Bailey Kedzie: “#dailybailey”

Court McGee’s ducks are growing up: “These ducks are growing like weeds #courtsduckdynasty”

Natasha Wicks dances for her dogs: “Lola and Guapo goes ape shit every time I dance or sing.. #BubbleButt “

Nik Lentz’s dog wants to play: “Maybe if I bring enough toys in the room…..he will want to play!!”

Family Pics!

Chris Clements’s son makes his way toward beer: “YUP … That’s my Boy! I was Trying to motivate him to crawl. Almost worked!”

Duke Roufus and his daughter: “No place like home waking up & hanging out with my daughter is a great start to my day.”

Erick Silva with some cute kids: “A bagunça é certa com esse trio… Rs “

Frankie Edgar with his baby daughter: “Me and baby girl posted on the couch watching Wolverine. Great day of training almost go time. #tuf19 #finale #ironarmy”

Gray Maynard and his daughter: “Everyday is perfect next to her…. Her sun shines so bright “

Jake Ellenberger with his niece: “My Favorite person // Minha sobrinha e eu assistindo a copa do mundo”

Jeff Curran and his kids: “white trash livin!!!”

Kyle Noke’s nephew: “I love this kid, fun with my nephew”

Michelle Waterson’s daughter: “She was so sad when I fell in. But I take it as a good lesson to teach her, it’s only failure if you allow it to defeat you. We gotta learn from our mistakes and grow from them. #dustyourselfoff and #tryagain”

Nick Newell’s grandpa: “The toughest fighter I know, my Grandpa. Rocking the #NewellWorldOrder shirt & snapback by @VanguardMMA #VanguardMMA #MMA #MensFashion”

Quinton Jackson with his kids: “All my lil monsters leave 4 the summer tomorrow.Gonna miss em,but daddy has a lot of work to do.Got 2 get the gym back together and get these tv shows and movies made,and then get back in fight shape.”

Roger Gracie and his son: “Hoje meu filho faz 5 anos. O tempo esta voando!! Parece ontem que o peguei em meus braços pela primeira vez. Se tem uma coisa que seus filhos te ensinam é amar incondicionalmente. Today my boy makes 5 years old. Time is flying! It was yesterday that hold him in my arms for the first time. If there’s one thing they teach you is unconditional love.”

Shogun Rua’s daughter and mother: “Meus amores,minha mãe e minha filha brincando de uma maquiar a outra.”

Soa Palelei and his family: “#Ohana Means Family. Family Means No Gets Left Behind #HulkFamily #HulkKids”

Tito Ortiz’s sons: “Off to summer school.”

Wanderlei Silva and his son (I think): “Thor(the thunder) silvaaaaa!!!amigao! Manda um boa tarde pessoal!”

Food Pics!

Anthony Pettis was cooking:

Chad Mendes made a casserole: “Just make a healthy blue fin tuna casserole with @ab_raines from the tuna my buddy rhino caught and gave me. Can’t wait to destroy this!!”

Chris Weidman’s post-workout meal: “Perfect meal after an awesome day of training. Chicken kabob, sweet potato and avocado. #UFC175”

Cory Braiterman’s dinner: “Chicken, peppers, onions, egg on rice cooked in chicken broth”

Danny Castillo’s fruits and veggies: “I don’t really have a diet. I just try to stay away from bullshit. #EatBetter #FeelBetter #LookBetter”

Darren Uyenoyama’s tostadas:

Derek Brunson drinks something blue: “Stay Classy #gatoradeinthatcup”

Diego Brandao’s lunch: “#champion launch time #ufcdublin #145lb my go after fight for my family #RPBJJ #family e minha familia pass @iampetespratt @rpbjj @pinheiro_shark #tamojuntos @misraelroll @braganetoufc vamos con tudo #ufc @ufc”

Duane Ludwig has fresh coconut water: “@thedolcediet in Mexico “

George Sotiropoulos’s dinner: “After tonight’s hardcore training. I came home and crushed this baby. #eggwhiteomelette #groundbeef #chicken #spinach #kale #tomatoes #brownrice #advocado my own recipe & cooking.”

Here’s what Chris Clements was grilling: “BBQ season makes it so easy to make a Healthy dinner “

Jessamyn Duke’s birthday treat: “Even in the final week of her fight camp, @rondarousey took the time to make me the most delicious birthday acai bowl EVER. #betterthancake #happybirthdaytome #lovelovelove @ufc”

Jonathan Gooden’s vegan meal: “Really enjoyed this little #vegan number: lettuce tacos with green lentil/ walnut mince with onion, peppers, tomato, coriander and avocado. Dressed with a cashew but sauce. #plantdiet #plantpower #whatveganseat #vegansofig #veganfoodporn #vegetarian #recipe #instafood “

Kyle Kingsbury’s salmon: “Pesto Coho salmon with kale and Cesar dressing. #BOOM”

Lyoto Machida’s dinner: “I am already on my diet for the fight quinoa and eggs!!Já estou na dieta para a luta!!”

Rich Walsh’s dinner: “Some Japanese with friends .”

Steph Daniels’s summer rolls: “Tofu summer rolls”

The makings of Chad Mendes’s shake: “Lil morning hulk load shake before training”

Tito’s dinner: “Dinner in bed. Yummy thanks babe.”

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