UFC Twitter Bonus Winners Announced; Brazilians Dominate

The UFC has released its Twitter bonus winners for the quarter ending on Sept. 1.

If you recall, the organization announced in May that, starting June 1, UFC and Strikeforce fighters were divided into three categories, based on how many Twitter followers they currently had. At the end the quarter, four fighters from each category were awarded a $5,000 bonus. The winners were be based on who had gained the most followers since the start of the quarter, who gained the highest percentage of new followers and who wrote the most creative tweets.

Below are the winners for the first quarter. If you needed another indication of the rapid growth of the UFC in Brazil, here's one more:

Most followers:
Anderson Silva
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Demian Maia
Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos

Highest percentage of growth in followers:
Anderson Silva
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Demian Maia
Paulo Thiago

Most creative:
Forrest Griffin
Joe Lauzon
Ben Henderson
Joseph Benavidez

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