The life of a professional fighter isn't all glitz and glamour.
As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn't enough, fighters attract a general wackiness that makes their lives, well...interesting.
To commemorate these day-to-day hardships, slip-ups, pranks, and more, we bring you, "The Weekly Grind."
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched they must be felt with the heart (hits blunt)— Derrick Lewis (@Thebeast_ufc) August 23, 2016
You don't see shots like that in MMA. pic.twitter.com/CH8KdcgmYM— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) August 25, 2016
trilogy will be decided at 55. weight being a lot closer will make the finish easier to achieve. dont know when/where but will happen.— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) August 24, 2016
Hahaha u didn't even win— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) August 23, 2016
Edwin your love, support, and general bat shit craziness is very much appreciated.— Stipe Miocic (@stipemiocicufc) August 23, 2016
Listo Para La Pelea!!!! pic.twitter.com/XTTA5UmwwW— Enrique Barzola (@ElFuerteBarzola) August 23, 2016
Business time pic.twitter.com/bR1ihMbiwb— Mitch Clarke (@MitchClarkeMMA) August 24, 2016
@VenezuelanVixen This isn't up to me, sweetheart.— Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) August 24, 2016
@Amanda_Leoa make it happen "champ"!— Julianna Peña (@VenezuelanVixen) August 24, 2016
@VenezuelanVixen Everyone knows I'm the champ. Proving yourself as the "challenger" is all on you.— Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) August 24, 2016
11 hr flight to london, to the cafe Royal. Hit the gym straight away, 4 hours of press, then up to Manchester. It's just how I roll. #ufc204— michael (@bisping) August 25, 2016
Um, dois, três, vai correr mais uma vez...— Jose Aldo Junior (@josealdojunior) August 26, 2016
One, two, three, again he's going To flee...
If Diaz passes his post fight drug test and still gets hassle for his CBD vape pen, there is something seriously wrong with the world.— Dan Hardy (@danhardymma) August 23, 2016
Breaking news: I'm laughing hysterically— Anthony Johnson (@Anthony_Rumble) August 23, 2016
This hell hound has no respect for or understanding of his fathers hard earned money. Toys ain't fee homie. pic.twitter.com/pDYbva9OoA— Andre Fili (@TouchyFili) August 23, 2016
Ha! I'll put your bitch ass on my highlight reel, you turned me down twice! Real fighters fight you aren't a fighter https://t.co/KHSX9s4TH7— Cody Garbrandt (@Cody_Nolove) August 23, 2016
Haha @Cody_Nolove -I'm coming at you with respect. You're coming with this bully attitude. You know, we will see if you sign the dotted line— Bryan Caraway (@BryanCaraway) August 23, 2016
.@BryanCaraway respect saying I earned to fight you? You don't want to fight me let's be real here!— Cody Garbrandt (@Cody_Nolove) August 23, 2016
Very happy to signed seven fight extension contract with UFC.— Valentina Shevchenko (@BulletValentina) August 27, 2016
Подписали новый контракт с ЮФС на семь боев. pic.twitter.com/PuXHWKZRLc
Always an honor. There aren't many fighters I'd guide my kids to have as role models, you're at the top of the list https://t.co/Xfv5v20WOX— Jim Miller (@JimMiller_155) August 28, 2016