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UFC 297 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media

Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and, perhaps most importantly, social-media platforms.

Fighters interact with fans, each other and many more through the likes of X, Facebook and Instagram, which helps outsiders get a deeper look into the minds of the athletes.

Following Saturday’s UFC 297 event in Las Vegas, several of the winning and losing fighters, along with their coaches, training partners or family members, took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters.

The defeated

The defeated: Malcolm Gordon

The defeated: Priscila Cachoeira

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2X2az3R4g1/

The defeated: Serhiy Sidey

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2XznXQJueX/

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2X8yNepvnR/

The defeated: Arnold Allen

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2X5TYGpLIJ/

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2ZdG8ctUNJ/

The defeated: Mike Malott

The defeated: Mayra Bueno Silva

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2XEVrGOxe-/

The defeated: Sean Strickland

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2WtOVJgv75/

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2aUnfsxbpX/

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2anro8S3ym/

The victorious

The victorious: Jimmy Flick

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2XG2EvOa71/

The victorious: Sam Patterson

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2XUzjboizL/

The victorious: Ramon Taveras

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2YWTNWRUQN/?img_index=1

The victorious: Charles Jourdain

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2WLn-uInQb/?img_index=1

The victorious: Garrett Armfield

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2WNA-OLqfL/

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2XWr25O4Oz/?img_index=1

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2Xs31KRbau/?img_index=1

The victorious: Movsar Evloev

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2WUFXUMPLM/

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2WdZyas29J/

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2XKflAMF83/?img_index=1

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2XwfU7rjoU/

The victorious: Neil Magny

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2WYWJEMdNC/?img_index=1

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2YDb92ujPg/

The victorious: Raquel Pennington

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2WeU4mswkU/

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2XpcdDJSsh/?img_index=1

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2XptPJr4y_/?img_index=1

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2Xrgefr7Mt/

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2YYUY-P6p9/?img_index=1

The victorious: Dricus Du Plessis

https://www.instagram.com/p/C2XuY4UOT3A/

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC 297.

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie