It wouldn’t be April 1 without the mixed martial arts community going through several heart attacks over the mischievous hijacks from fighters and coaches.
From phony fight announcements to falsely announcing their return to the cage to misdirections over their career, the MMA world pulled no punches with the fans.
See some of the better April Fool’s Day Jokes below.
Just like I did with my Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey @ProperWhiskey, I will now take over the Rosé wine business. Introducing Champ Champ Rosé @ChampChampRose, the finest Rosé in the world!— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April 1, 2019
I have decided to return to professional fighting. This short retirement reinvigorated my passion to compete. I’m now faster and stronger than I have ever been. That yearning to walk into the octagon is something that I just can’t live without. #MMA #UFC #ROOSTER #comeback #title pic.twitter.com/T02W4fuB2B— Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) April 1, 2019
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( sound on) and apparently @lloydirvin has a sense of humor... very funny... ha friggen ha... #Repost @lloydirvin ・・・ (April Fools ) Mr Funny man @supersodiq ruined my Monday morning with the best April fools prank I’ve ever been gotten with. Talk about shock and awe... he got me so good I had to get @suckerpunchent so I wouldn’t be the only one
As you guys know, I've been really into pro wrestling lately. This Thursday I'll be making my debut with Lingerie Fighting Championships in Vegas at The Nerd! pic.twitter.com/RoS6lRsdM9— Roxanne Modafferi (@Roxyfighter) April 1, 2019
I finally address my future after Wrestlemania https://t.co/hDskERYkQr— Ronda Rousey (@RondaRousey) April 1, 2019
I was wrong! Earth-grown, organic, whole foods are not optimal for human health and performance. It is best to consume synthetic chemicals and avoid entire categories of micronutrient dense foods like fruit and veggies. Also, consider starving yourself most of the day. #April1— Mike DOLCE (@TheDolceDiet) April 1, 2019