Anderson Silva and Ronda Rousey Among UFC Twitter Bonus Winners

May 4, 2012
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Anderson Silva and Ronda RouseyThe UFC on Friday announced its latest round of Twitter bonuses, which it hands out to fighters on a quarterly basis to encourage their participation in social networking circles.

There are typically four winners in each of three categories.

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was once again a bonus winner for most followers, but joining him this time were his next opponent, Chael Sonnen; UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson; and Strikeforce fighter Joe Duarte.

The fighters with the biggest growth percentage in followers this quarter were Frankie Edgar, Alistair Overeem, and dual winners Benson Henderson and Joe Duarte.

The four bonuses handed out for most creative tweets went to Jason “Mayhem” Miller, Dan Hardy, Kenny Florian, and Ronda Rousey.

Each of the winners was awarded a $5,000 bonus for each award they earned.

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  • jessemalloy

    post these “creative” tweets that earned fighters $5k! lol


    I don’t see why silva has so many follower…his posts aren’t even in English…

    • omcclave

      You don’t see why Silva has so many followers? For one you need to stop listening to chael sonnen, they have computers in Brazil. There are almost 200 million Brazilians and tons more that live in the USA and around the world. They have also created these wonderful programs that translate from one language to another. Honestly how stupid are you? Ill dispel another rumor for you the nogearias did not pet a bus thinking it was a horse too.