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