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MMA’s Festive Spirit: Top 5 Fighters and Personalities Celebrate Christmas on Social Media

6 months ago By Jhon Woug

The holiday season has wrapped its festive arms around the MMA community, bringing a much-deserved pause to the relentless action inside the octagon. Looking Back at Christmas With Fighters and Personalities From Around the PFL, Bellator, and UFC Earlier this week, as the year was winding down, fighters and personnel from various promotions, including San Jose-based PFL Hook Up with Ricardo Almeida Formerly a major force in jiu-jitsu competition around the world before dropping off rankings Now let us take a walk through the icons sent out on virtual holiday cards.

  1. Brittney Palmer’s Playful Festivities

UFC ring girl and artist Brittney Palmer, famous for her grace both inside and outside the octagon, did not hold back spreading holiday cheer. Another clever caption appeared under the eye-catching post—this one features topless Post in red lingerie, tastefully posed next to a strategically placed pair of red pants. “IYK—In another, she donned a festive red blouse with long bell-bottom trousers. I wish everyone much peace and happiness for the season. Merry Christmas! #MerryChristmas #HappyHolidays.”

While the action was still intense, Brittney Palmer proved that holiday glamour could make even fight fans smile.

  1. The Icy Christmas Ritual of Georges St-Pierre

Former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre took a unique approach to preparing for the holiday season. In a Twitter video, he cracked ice on his pool to introduce one of my favourite sleep rituals. This is how I prepare and perform my favourite method to fall asleep. Fiddle stick!” he admonished them. “Don’t do this alone! He dodged a serious bullet. On Instagram, he lightheartedly posted that even on Christmas, for goodness sakes! PADRE (which is another way of saying Santa Claus), you’re not safe from the St-Pierre playful spirit—there is no holiday break.

  1. Belal Muhammad’s Grinchy Gold Heist

Belal Muhammad, known as Remember Name, brought some humour to his Christmas celebration. He put his face on the Grinch and gave it a Christmas tree background, with Muhammad Askar captioning this one: “the bully who stole gold 😂” The post not only let people see another side of Muhammad; they also got an inkling of what he might do next time.

  1. Conor McGregor’s Family-Centric Celebration

Ever the attention hog, notorious prizefighter Conor McGregor posted a heartwarming family picture on social media. The McGregor clan, already clad in identical Christmas-themed costumes (not pictured), is obviously bubbling with Yuletide merriment. McGregor’s post: Another Christmas made Thank you, God, and happy birthday, Jesus. Also with his wife: a snapshot of the celebration at home; the caption for this picture is Christ am in Dottir 2023🎁

  1. Gregory Rodrigues’ family, PJs, and Feliz Natal

UFC fighter Gregory “Robocop” Rodrigues had a merry Christmas, sharing an adorable family photo. In matching Christmas PJs, the Rodrigues family oozed festive spirit. Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, heart emojis from Rodrigues. He also wished his fans a happy Christmas in another post, adding merriment with some Brazilian flavour.

Additional MMA Holiday Highlights

Beyond the top 5, the MMA community flooded social media with their holiday merriment:

Thiago Santos’ Festive Query: Thiago Santos asked his followers festively, ‘Merry Christmas, 🎅Kidding me Or maybe not.

Roy Nelson’s Mouthwatering Christmas Feast: Fans were tantalised by a video posted by Roy Nelson of wood being chopped and lacquered in preparation for cooking the Christmas meal, with accompanying text: Cannot wait! Merry Christmas 🎄.

Claressa Shields’ Toy Drive: During the 4th Annual Toy Drive organised by PFL, Claressa Shields—not only a powerhouse in the boxing ring but also a player to be reckoned with in MMA—flashed smiles.

Diana Belbita’s Mischief with Santa: Diana Belbita and her partner put a humorous touch on their holiday celebrations as they flashed for the camera with one photo captioned:’Dear Santa… I can explain.

These peeks into the private lives of fighters and personalities in mixed martial arts bring home to fans during this holiday season that even the toughest warrior has a soft side. With the year winding down, MMA fans are not only reminiscing about their performances in action but also celebrating moments of savour and hilarity with friends and family.

But in the midst of training camps, weight cuts, and endless struggles for victory, find some glimpses here into holiday festivities—a reminder that fighters are not just warriors inside their cage but humans who appreciate love and warmth. Accordingly, the MMA family says goodbye to 2023 with a sense of merriment that has spilled way beyond the confines of an octagon. Warriors of the Cage, merry Christmas, and happy holidays to fans around the world!

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