MMA on Instagram: A Fight Cat, a Tiger Butterfly, a Chicken

Welcome to MMA on Instagram! I hope you've had a great week and are ready for the weekend. There are fights - don't forget!…

By: Katie Winter | 9 years ago
MMA on Instagram: A Fight Cat, a Tiger Butterfly, a Chicken
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Welcome to MMA on Instagram! I hope you’ve had a great week and are ready for the weekend. There are fights – don’t forget! Check out some of the fun pics I found this week and be sure to vote in the Food Poll at the end.

Alexander Gustafsson visiting a new gym in Helsinki: “With @marcusvanttinen @johanvanttinen in Helsinki for training and checking their new gym #hardknockshki @unibet”

Ali Bagautinov does a playground workout: “20.10.2014 принял эстафету #ГТОchallenge от @05kurbanov и передаю ее всей команде @fightnights во главе с @kamilgadzhiev @batukhasikov @tarbaev_s @bupascoach а так же нашим спортсменам @rasul_mirzaev3003 @bombardiervladimir @artur__bagautinov @marifpiraev @machaev @muhammadmolodoy @gamzat_saypudinov @gasan_umalatov @konstantinerokhin @maximusgrishin @myrad_kerimov у вас сутки братва , цель одна , “здоровое молодое поколение” , принимаем и передаем эстафету минимум трем людям !)”

Beneil Dariush is in Brazil: “My view from the rooftop balcony. #blessed #brazil #glorytoGod”

Brandon Thatch new hair selfie: “Chopped my mop”

Brandon Vera on TV in the Philippines: “Thank you @hilaryisaac for having me today on Daybreak @onefcmma #daybreak #onefc #warriorsway #manila #philippines #dec5 #moa #interview #goodmorning #underarmor #alliancemma #whatiscbd #fit #fitness #healthy #brandonvera #brandonthetruthvera #goodtimes #goodpeople”

Braulio Estima on a scooter: “Bali life style”

Bruce Buffer playing poker: “35 players left in $200K guarantee Hustler Poker tourney_I’m In top 20% of overall field w 210,000+ chips. Final day Mon & 1st prize should be around $70,000 @ultimatepoker @ufc @@ual #itsTime “

Cat Zingano with her fight cat: “Thanks to for creating this picture @jakebellz ! I’m always so impressed with the cool art and designs y’all come up with for @ufc fights! #teamcolorado”

Chris Cariaso and Darren Uyenoyama went snorkeling: “Took a quick escape and went snorkeling at fisheye. @darrenbcu #guam #snorkeling #gymescape #fisheye”

Chris Weidman perturbed selfie: “Car service 25 min late to my house is not cool. Waiting in my garage with an angry face. Gonna be a serious race to get on this plane to LA.”

Cris Cyborg does bosu ball training: “Treino proprioceptivo no bosu para melhora da estabilidade articular com o Fisioterapeuta @ivancarmosino. Proprioceptive training with bosu ball to improve the joint stability with Phyisical therapist @ivancarmosino #criscyborg #phisioterapy #teamcyborg #invictafc #worldchampion #believe #bichada #godppwer”

Cris Cyborg doing swim training: “I really like swimming, I started swimming in my 15 years to help my body development and my performance in handball! Gosto muito de nadar, comecei a nadar aos meus 15 ano para ajudar no meu desenvolvimento corporal e o meu desempenho no handebol! Curiosidades: As braçadas frequentes na piscina podem ajudar a capacidade circulatória e cardiorrespiratória, desenvolver os músculos, dar mais flexibilidade e resistência, melhorar o raciocínio e até recuperar movimentos, o equilíbrio e a coordenação motora. Além disso, o exercício ajuda a controlar os níveis de açúcar e colesterol no sangue.”

Cub Swanson in Austin: “I got a tough job @ufc”

Dan Hardy getting more work done: “Sneak peak from my perspective. #Tiger by @robertpho”

Daniel Cormier is the official UFC Tonight co-host: “Big news guys today I am officially the new permanent cohost of Ufc tonight with @kennyflorian what an awesome thing. I am so happy to have this opportunity. I really wanna thank all the people who have believed in me. And lastly I wanna thank all you guys for the continued support you guys are awesome. DC”

Derek Brunson after his run: “Just finished a nice run to start my Weekly training. #UFConFOX13 #teamLAYnSLAY #fitness #teamNoDaysOff @MusclePharm”

Donald Cerrone golfing: “The one thing that make golf fun!! @Budwieser @khimanagement”

Elias Theodorou IS a Disney Prince!: “You’ll never see prince Eric and I in the same room. Just saying. #Disney “

Emanuel Newton training: “Late night training session..feeling ready for Bellator 130..stay posted more videos to come! #bellator #mma #champ”

Erick Silva’s tiger butterfly: “Leve como a borboleta, e feroz como tigre… #LikeaTiger #vamocomtudo”

Georges St-Pierre trained at Renzo Gracie Academy: “After training in NYC today- J’essaie de retrouver la forme”

Here’s Dave Camarillo because we haven’t seen him for a while: “I’ve I’ve been a part of some amazing things in my life. But nothing comes close to the positive atmosphere we create at our Guerrilla Schools! It is my greatest achievement! #judo #bjj #mma #kids #life @mattdarcygjj @guerrillajjpleasanton @guerrillajjsanjose @thepatriotgjj”

I really like Anthony Bourdain’s hoodie: “Our friend @AnthonyBourdain keeping it real in Vietnam!”

I think Jim Miller’s favorite Wham! song is also my favorite Wham! song: “@duanefinley look what I caught @jimmiller_155 singing #wham #carelesswhisper #millerbrothersmma #nextamericanidol #mma #ufc”

James Krause went shopping for the Glory MMA fighter house: “I went and did some shopping at @ikeausa for the fighter house today! Can’t wait to surprise the guys with it.”

Joe Proctor hunting selfie: “Morning hunting selfie”

Kelvin Gastelum and Luke Barnatt at the Chargers game: “@badboybrands representing at the Chargers game. So thankful and blessed to be a part of an amazing company that takes such good care of its athletes. No wonder why @badboybrands is #1 MMA apparel in the world.”

Kenny Florian got married!: “☝️☀️ “

Kenny Florian’s wedding program: “To everyone who was a part of this, love you. Thank you all for the congratulations. I’m a lucky guy. ✌️❤️”

Khabib Nurmagomedov in Vegas with Ali Abdelaziz: “I have great dinner with my friend @rodney_rogers and my brother @ali_abdelaziz00 thank you. Хороший ужин с хорошими людьми.”

Kyle Kingsbury and Natasha Wicks at a wedding: “Blake and Brooke’s wedding in Tahoe✨ w/ @kingsbu”

Luke Rockhold and his training partners: “My two sparring partners today equal 600 lbs WTF. #TokenWhiteGuyProblems @tonyjohnsonjr @beastboy6116 #HuggyBear”

Mark Munoz speaks to students: “Love speaking #truth to students!”

Mark Munoz, Patrick Cummins and Michael Bisping train: “#MustacheMonday at @reigntrainingcenter with these killers @mark_munoz @mikebisping”

Marloes Coenen’s TV shoot: “Shooting for Spike tv with my @virusintl gear on.”

Melvin Guillard selfie: “On my way to strength and conditioning FRM”

Michael Bisping gets a cut treated: “Getting a little treatment on a very minor cut from sparring today. No stitches or anything like that fortunately. But better safe than sorry! Training is going great though. In the best shape of my life and looking forward to the challenge next month.Thanks @parilloboxing @bradyfink1 @chuteboxeusa @mark_munoz @scotprohaska reign training center, @fearthefighter”

Miesha Tate getting dressed up: “It’s fun to be a girl!”

Ottavia Bourdain gets a morning hug from Gregor Gracie: “Always great to see @gregorgracie first thing in the morning! ;)”

Patrick Cote relaxes: Relaxing friday afternoon !!!

Quinton Jackson with Joey Beltran: “Glad I got the chance to hang out with Joey Beltran,not many fighters left in the sport like him. Dude will fight anybody anytime and fights like a man! He’s not with that leg humping shit. Fighters like him made our sport popular. Don’t change bro.. Just change your nick name! Haha @therealmexicutioner”

Rafael dos Anjos training: “After a hard uphill some bands exercises. Depois da subida no costão em Itacoatiara fazendo uns exercicios no elastico #ufc #hometown #friendship #Jesusfirst”

Randy Couture selfie: “Tv and radio promos this morning in san diego for fan fest at Dave and busters 4-7 pm ! Thanks to Bellator fc for putting this together !”

Rich Walsh out for pizza in Melbourne: “Eoin and Sinead to me out for pizza last night! Melbourne family are always welcoming , irishconnection is strong !”

Rose Namajunas, Pat Barry, Gilbert Melendez and Leslie Smith: “Beasts! @GilbertMelendez @hypeordie @LeslieSmith_GF”

Roxanne Modafferi with Heather Clark: “It was good to hang out with Heather tonight. I’m really sad her fight on TUF didn’t go her way. But she’ll have her day. #fightergirls #fightergirls #loyal #tuf20 ヘザーちゃんはタフの試合を負けて残ねだ。いつかチャンピオンになる日が来ると思う”

Rustam Khabilov dining out: “На свадьбе брата)”

Sarah Kaufman with a student: “So proud of my newest orange belt, Evie! Hard work paying off as always.”

Sergio Pettis and Pascal Krauss: “The German homie @pascalkrauss after strength and conditioning #fitfam #wantaburgertho #andpizza”

Tito Ortiz at the Chargers game: “@chargers lets go!!!! @BellatorMMA live from the field. #Bellator131”

Urijah Faber is pulling for the giants: “#SFGiants “

Zubaira Tukhugov:

Mark Hunt Videos!

“Mexico here I come thanks god and ufc for opportunity.”

“4-1 loss but first game for the champ”


“Noah’s first soccer game”

“Nz MMA expo won’t be there applogise I will be getting beaten up or beating werdum up in Mexico so still go down and check out my gear.”

“Great Dane”

Pet Pics!

Erik Koch’s dog: “Look at this guy lol #hulk #hulksmash”

Heather Clark, Miesha Tate and their dogs went paddle boarding: “Despite the glass eating event we still took the doggies pads boarding. Join Sqor and check out my profile. I’ll be posting more pics from today. @mieshatate @myravegas @gustavo11lopez”

Jamie Varner posted a pic of this dog: “He doesn’t really like sitting on the tile.”

Nick Newell’s cat: “#Gobertober”

Nik Lentz’s dog: “At least one of us is happy to be awake !”

Rick Hawn’s cat: “Maynard is the best! #RussianDonskoy #HairlessCat @lilbadassjack”

Rose Namajunas’s dog playing with her ball: “Mishka always has to be different instead of fetching the ball she hides it”

Thiago Alves’s dog: “Can we play daddy? Vamos brincar papai? #meufilho #myson #TankyBoy #girlslovetheTank”

Family Pics!

Anthony Pettis’s daughter got some new shoes: “Thanks @reebok for the shoes, she loves them!!!”

Ben Henderson and his wife in Russia: “I have been on a few trips now with my husband, but going to Russia was amazing and one of my favorites! We saw so much, ate amazing food, and best of all met friends that will last a life time. Thank you @ruslanlegend for the amazing trip and a for friendship! Of anyone is ever in Russia check out @1fightclub! You won’t be disappointed.”

Ilir Latifi’s cousin with a chicken: “My cousin Kushtrim, With his favorit chicken Frankie… Dumnicë, Kosovë”

John Dodson and the family enjoyed Fall: “Had an amazing time running through the corn maze and getting pumpkins today”

Kyle Noke with his niece: “Getting read a story by the beautifulest girl in the world. The love of my life, My niece.”

Max Holloway’s son mean mugs: “Thank you @ckj_hawaiielitemma for the @ckfightlife shorts! Rush is ready for his ufc debut! #ufcbabyweight”

Michelle Waterson with her daughter: “Good morning!”

Food Pics!

Bec Rawlings’s dinner: “This pathetic attempt at dinner is what happens when I’m all out of my @perfectlyyum meals I should have behaved in cooking class at school “

Carla Esparza’s fries: “Mmmm chicken chili cheese fries at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles! W/ @marieakchoi”

Chris Cariaso dining in Guam: “I’m not fat I’m big boned. “Repost from @darrenbcu I think this guy is loving Guam too! He lost 6 pounds already. @chriscariasomma #shoyoroll””

Chris Cariaso’s birthday treat: “Apparently it’s my birthday again! Thanks @mikeemoto for reminding @jukeyboi and @melchormanibusan. You guys had the whole restraunt singing to me. #Guam #itsurbirthday #pxc”

Corey Anderson’s dinner: “Dinner tonight was def a tasty one. Thin sliced pork steak, brown rice, and vegetables! Washed down with tasty water! Mmmm think I’m gonna finish it with an apple for desert. #dinner #fire #bedroomcooking #tasty #cleaneats #healthyliving”

Cory Braiterman’s dinner: “Beef tenderloin with a rub of slat, pepper, herbs de provence and toasted coriander. Pumpkin ravioli from Raffetto’s. The butternut squash and apple soup from a couple weeks ago reduced to a sauce. Raffetto’s parmesan. Is #winning still a thing?”

Darren Uyenoyama’s food:

David Mitchell’s dinner: “Great dinner after great TAM Radio podcast!!”

Elias Silverio with car food: “Se quer fazer dieta , não escolha onde vai comer! Bem vindo ao carro do xuxu! #Ufc #ufcbrasil #ufcbarueri #pratoideal #warxuxu #dietadoxuxu #carrodoxuxu #underarmour #arsenalcar”

Elias Theodorou fueling up: “Eating ferociously & healthy (Most of the time) thanks to #FuelFoods – Stay tuned for epic meals #30days30Cheats “

Gaston Reyno with dulce de leche. Yummmmmm.: “Catando dulce de leche! #NoFight #NoDiet #EnjoyLife #DulceDeLeche #InstagramDulce #InstagramYorugua”

Jamie Varner’s early Thanksgiving dinner: “Celebrating #thanksgiving now since training camp starts on Monday for @UFC #ufconfox13 #ufcphoenix I love my family they are so awesome and thoughtful”

Kyle Noke’s dinner: “Dinner tonight at my good friends restaurant and bar @blackbunnykitchen best meal I’ve had in a long time. Thanks @bron_noffke”

Lyoto Machida went for sushi: “Shushi time!!!Hora do sushi!!!”

Marloes Coenen and crew at a casino buffet: “With the big guys at the Casino buffet. #tricky”

Nik Lentz’s fish: “Time to eat!!!!!”

Ricardo Lamas’s dinner: “Got my Sons of Anarchy meal ready, I have a feeling I’m gonna need the energy for this episode! #mashedgarlicsweetpotatoe #chickenwithmojo #spinachsalad #soa”

Steph Daniels’s mac & cheese: “Homemade Mac n’ cheese with uncured bacon. #foodporn”

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