MMA on Instagram: Fight Week, Freedom, Futbol

I hope you had a great weekend and that you enjoyed the World Cup, July 4th, International Fight Week and all that goes along…

By: Katie Winter | 9 years ago
MMA on Instagram: Fight Week, Freedom, Futbol
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I hope you had a great weekend and that you enjoyed the World Cup, July 4th, International Fight Week and all that goes along with them. This is a little late due to technical difficulties but expect more on Friday. Have a great week!

Ben Saunders and his girlfriend at Sea World: “Got to enjoy Sea World for the first time. Never been before… but Free Tickets are too good to pass up. Had a great time and will def be making a return in the future. Looks like we’re not the only ones happy to take a photo @bequibelle Lol :D”

Braulio Estima drank special World Cup beer: “Connection in Charlotte. Refuelling #worldcup2014”

Cat Zingano celebrates her birthday: “My birthday week has been bad ass! Already danced on a chair in a sombrero at sushi in Cali, now Vegas! Oh Boy…”

Chris Weidman cutting weight: “Starting the weight cut in on my hotel balcony!”

Chris Weidman was watching the US play in the World Cup: “Chilling out with the crew rooting on USA!”

Chuck Liddell in Nashville: “On broadway in Nashville #rippys #tootsies #goodtimes”

Clay Guida on the golf course: “Just found this gem of a barefoot hippie golfing @clayguida”

Court McGee on a plane: “Got to climb up on the tiny little cockpit of this F-16 #thunderbirds”

Cris Cyborg is in Poland drinking beer: “#happyfriday #beer #honey #freshbeer #criscyborg #poland #wroclaw #friendstime #pawel”

Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens with the NBA Championship trophy: “In their quest for the UFC title @CubSwanson and @LiLHeathenMMA had the opportunity to hold a different title. The 2014 Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy won by the San Antonio Spurs! #Motivation”

Daniel Roberts with a pal:

Demetrious Johnson, Johny Hendricks and T.J. Dillashaw show off their abs: “Three UFC champs together in one place! #flyweight #bantamweight #welterweight”

Donald Cerrone does dangerous-looking things: “So fun Water rockets on your feet”

Dude Wipes: “I will have these With! Holla if you need a few! @ufc Fan Expo & @centurymartialarts @masuccess #SuperShow I’m set for the week! #TheChosenDude #DontMindIfIDude #ufcfightweek #ufc #GetYours #GetSome #LetItRip #DudeWipes #DudeProducts”

Forrest Griffin got some extra abs: “These dudes!!! This is what happens when you get a bunch of punch drunk @UFC fighters in one room. @philmrw is the artist and @forrestgriffin was the canvas! Spectators: @matthughes9X @mightymouse125 @suga_rashadevans @carlos_condit @domcruz619 @chuckliddell #ufc175 #ufcfightweek #300 #SPARTANS!!!”

Georges St-Pierre on the beach in Monaco: “Je me prépare pour une petite plongée avec Christophe à la plage de Monaco – bon weekend à tous!”

Glover Teixeira builds a treehouse: “Carpintaria”

Hector Lombard with some lips: “Is all about love lol”

Igor Gracie watched the World Cup, too: “Between classes it’s World Cup time! Let’s go USA. | Entre uma aula e outra o assunto é Copa do Mundo.”

Joseph Benavidez, Johny Hendricks, Daniel Cormier, Luke Rockhold and Forrest Griffin cheer for the US: “They had to put me @johnnyhendricks @dc_mma @lukerockhold @forrestgriffin in a padded room earlier. #ufcfightweek”

Josh Koscheck went fishing: “The #Fish are biting out back @dewaynezinkin #night #bassin”

Junior dos Santos visited a children’s hospital: “Uma das minhas novas amiguinhas Me acertou em cheio no nariz no Sunrise Children’s Hospital One of my new little friend hit me right in my nose today during my visit to Sunrise Children’s Hospital”

Kelvin Gastelum is in Las Vegas: “Made it to #LasVegas! You ain’t ready LV!! LOL”

Kevin Casey made it to Vegas: “Just arrived at the Mandalay Bay Arena!!! (The Calm Before The Storm)”

Lyoto Machida and his crew:

Lyoto Machida packed for Vegas: “Lyoto Machida já está de malas prontas para Las Vegas, EUA, onde enfrenta Chris Weidman no UFC 175 que acontece no sábado, 05. No vídeo gravado em casa na cidade de Los Angeles, o Dragão mostra a bagagem com todo o material que precisa para encarar os dias antes da luta mantendo a forma e força para o combate. Bags packed to Las Vegas, USA, where Lyoto Machida faces Chris Weidman at UFC 175 on Saturday, 05. #PressLyoto”

Lyoto Machida seems ready for his fight!: “O dia está chegando!! O Dragão pede o apoio da torcida brasileira para a grande conquista do próximo sábado. The day is coming!! Lyoto asks for support of the crowd for Saturday’s fight. Let’s cheer together!! #PressLyoto #GoLyoto”

Pascal Krauss elevator selfie: “Frisch ausm Training und wie immer kein neues T-Shirt +Unterwäsche dabei #NoShirtNation #Freeballin”

Patrick Cote after training: “Amazing training today at @bttcanada with 5 times black belt world champion Robson Moura”

Patrick Cote doing exercises: “Breathing exercice at Corexcellence !!!”

Rener Gracie and Eve Torres Gracie on the way to Vegas: “Off to Vegas for 4 GJJ seminars, 2 @UFC title fights, and 1 epic weekend with Mrs. Gracie! @evetorresgracie”

Roger Gracie, Renzo Gracie and Rolles Gracie: “On my way back home. Sad to leave NYC. Love this place. Just a last picture with “uncle Renzo” @renzograciebjj using his new fashion glasses and @rollesgracie A caminho de casa. Fico triste em deixar NYC. Adore esse lugar. Uma ultima foto com “tio Renzo” e Rolles :-)”

Ronda Rousey and her team cutting weight: “#teamrousey doin the @thedolcediet style weight cut #ufc175 via @ewillphoto”

Ronda Rousey cuts weight and cheers for America: “Weight cuts and world cups #ufc175 #FIFAworldcup #letsgoUSA”

Roxanne Modafferi with Roy Nelson: “I finally got a pic with Roy Nelson! But….. #photobomb lol”

Thiago Alves car selfie: “Rise and Grind! Recovery phase already begin. Just a small setback preparing me for a bigger comeback! Looking forward to get back in the octagon by December. One more before 2014 ends . Ohhh it’s gonna happen bc I AM gonna make it happen! Be a witness!!! #wontstopcantstop #believeit #skyisthelimitattitude A fase de recuperação já começou. Só mais um desafio para eu e minha equipe superar. Em dezembro estarei de volta no octógono com muita fome de luta! Fé em Deus guerreiros! Osu “

Tim Kennedy enjoys his time in Germany: “Here in Trier, Germany in a Roman Coliseum Marcus Davis and I are paying homage to the origin of our sports @ufc”

UFC Tonight with Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian: “Had to show @dc_mma where the camera is before we started filming #UFCtonight cuz he gets kinda shy as you can see.”

Mark Hunt Videos!

“Dam u jt u swine”

“Team Tehuna homeward bound much love USO till next time”

“Kefs jt just grow up mate”

“Straight gorilla hunt zzuuuuuuuuuu baby”

“Netfit secound set bangemout till the wheels fall off cuuuuhh”

Pet Pics!

Alexander Gustafsson with his dog:

Bailey Kedzie: “#dailybailey up early and hungry”

Cristiano Marcello’s dog is bundled up: “No estilo frio Curitibano, apresento,minha cadelinha, Chica!;) #Chica #cmsystem #cristianomarcello”

Daron Cruickshank got a new dog: “This is my new German Shepherd. Her name is banshee. She is my new zombie out break response dog”

Jamie Varner cuddles with some pups: “These guys getting their cuddles in before I head to Vegas for the #ufcfanexpo2014 #mustlikedogs #frenchie #boss #duke #studs #frenchbulldogs #ufc”

Julie Kedzie’s cat:

Nick Newell with his cat: “A send off pic w/ the homie Wesley Stripes #StripeyCat #Instacat #Catstagram #CatsOfInstagram #Purrfect #WSOF11”

Nik Lentz’s dog at the vet: “Tilly getting a check up!!”

Pat Curran’s dog out on the lake: “#lakegeneva”

Remy Roth!: “Hey baby girl #wcw”

Sarah Kaufman’s dog: “Someone has a sticker on her face…”

Shayna Baszler cuddles with her dog: “Got caught this morning sleeping w/mah pooch by @jessamynduke #dogsofinstagram”

Tioki Gracie: “I’m darn handsome.”

Vinc Pichel with a kitten: “Heart is melted @fromhellpichel”

Family Pics!

Andre Fili had fun with his family: “Solid Family hangs last week.”

C.B. Dollaway’s daughter makes strides: “Faith already taking a few steps at 10 1/2 months #prouddad @jenniferdollaway”

Chris Clements’s kids: “Averie and Liam”

Cub Swanson’s nephew is a supporter: “My nephew Jaden sporting my #killercub hat. Coming soon to @virusintl”

Duke Roufus’s wife and daughter at the pool: “Great day in the pool at home with my family #positivevibrations”

Eddie Bravo’s son: “10madda4L”

Frankie Edgar’s son on graduation day: “Proud of my little man graduating preschool today next stop kindergarten. This is going to fast.”

Gray Maynard’s daughter: “Thanks Pointe Cafe for the breakfast burrito this morning. She had to hold it and give daddy bites. Growing up!”

Jeremy Stephens with his niece: “Getting to see my newest niece for first time!”

Joe Lauzon’s baby is getting hearing aids :(: “Hearing aids tomorrow! Pilot cap will hopefully hide them from his hands!”

John Howard with his family: “With the babies love them !!!”

Jon Jones with his grandfather: “Had a chance to visit my grandfather in Rochester yesterday. It was such a pleasure to see him up, smiling and in good spirits. This man is the epitome of words like strength, wisdom and power. He’s the greatest fighter I’ve ever known and I’m so proud to be his offspring”

Michael Bisping spars with his son: “To be the best, you gotta train with the best. Find the hardest sparring partners you can. #fightnight48 #fightnightmacau #keepitinthefamily”

Michelle Waterson and her family: “Family photo at the park”

Miesha Tate with her mom in Mexico: “So thankful to have this woman in my life #Cancun #Mexico”

Rashad Evans’s daughter: “I am a strong man but when she gives me this look I’m powerless against it. This was the “dad can I have an iPad” face.. What happened to 5yr old girls wanting coloring books and barbie dolls?! Lol.. hmm.. what to do?!:)”

Sean Pierson and his son at the ballgame: “Selfie with my baby boy Hunter! Just chilling watching the @bluejays #baseball #Toronto #ufc #mma”

Vitor Belfort with his daughters: “What are u looking at? This girls has a husband and HES name is JESUS. O que vc está olhando? Essas princesas tem marido. O marido delas é JESUS.”

Food Pics!

Anthony Pettis with his seafood: “Eating good out here @chefbarryatn9ne @palmscasinoresort #702 #vegas #palms”

Anton Tabuena ate something that looks good: “Back at @sensei_ph. Omnomnom.”

Chad Mendes’s post-workout food: “Just killed an awesome training session with @duanebangcom n came home to this! @ab_raines made a pasta dish w tomatoes n baked eggplant from our garden with ground wild pig meatballs!! I’m stuffed!!”

Chad Mendes’s sushi: “Best roll on the @mikunisushi menu!! Haha”

Cory Braiterman’s dinner: “Rice noodles and chive dumplings in a miso broth with radishes, spring onions and beech mushrooms. Topped with sriracha and furikake”

David Mitchell’s Indian food:

Igor Gracie’s sushi: “Dinner time! Sushi at Morimoto”

Isaac Vallie-Flagg plays with his food: “Here fishy fishy”

Miesha Tate’s tacos in Cancun: “Tacos!! Me encanta Mexico! #Cancun”

Natasha Wicks and Kyle Kingsbury enjoy their burgers: “Oh how I love that there is turkey burger waiting for me on the grill at @theriekescenter after training.. especially on @hypoxico speed work and weight training days #instadaily #fun #foodie #instagood #fitlife #workoutwednesday”

Tito Ortiz’s dinner: “Late dinner. I’m so lucky. Thanks babe.”

Tyson Griffin’s chill meal: “Smoked salmon with zucchini and grilled corn salsa. Both ice cold. Delicious on this hot day!#allhomemade #foodporn #homemade #smokedsalmon #salsa #food #fff2 #fffsquared”

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