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UFC Champions & Top Contenders

UFC Champions & top contenders on Twitter During the last 4 years UFC executives have invested a lot in social media, their strategy is to become a major force on the social universe. UFC executives use professionals to help the 400 fighters of their roster to learn how to use twitter / facebook, how to engage with their fans. Dana White (UFC CEO) leads the way: his twitter account @danawhite is very active (23 800 tweets, 2.6 millions of followers) engaging daily with fans, competitors, friends, organizations. If you tweet Dana White, you have a decent chance to get a reply. But what about the popularity of the fighters on social media? The gra- phic below provides a view of the twitter popularity of the 9 UFC champions and their top contenders; figthers are ranked by the number of followers. Data extracted : October 30th 2013 UFC UFC PRME EVERLAST UFC NG MASK 1 M - Number of Followers 106 880 5 309 3 992 755 952 017 818 605 759 954 746 585 365 683 320 410 302 338 286 607 280 299 167 029 158 924 152 953 143 227 136 220 102 427 93 540 92 478 75 891 68 617 66 541 60 400 56 083 54 883 51 233 41 733 39 975 34 919 33 576 27 833 25 958 25 597 12 383 11 190 10 248 Number of Following 150 189 40 236 13 800 119 685 125 249 434 183 235 597 714 151 840 307 366 324 368 590 285 172 263 490 194 150 256 212 190 130 295 332 183 Rank #1 # 2 #1 # 2 # 3 # 2 #1 # 2 # 3 #3 # 1 #2 #2 #3 # 1 #1 # 1 # 1 (Interim Champion) Bantamweight #2 # 3 # 3 # 1 # 2 # 3 # 3 # 3 #2 Category Middleweight Middleweight Welterweight Heavyweight Light Heavyweight Women's Bantamweight Heavyweight Bantamweight Featherweight Featherweight Welterweight Lightweight Middleweight Women's Bantamweight Lightweight Heavyweight Bantamweight Light Heavyweight Welterweight Lightweight Heavyweight Welterweight Featherweight Flyweight Light Heavyweight Flyweight Light Heavyweight Middleweight Flyweight Women's Bantamweight Flyweight Bantamweight Lightweight Women's Bantamweight Featherweight FIRST NAME ANDERSON VITOR GEORGES JUNIOR JON RONDA CAIN URIJAH JOSE FRANKIE CARLOS BENSON CHRIS MIESHA ANTHONY FABRICIO DOMINICK PHIL JOHNY GILBERT DANIEL RORY CHAD DEMETRIOUS ALEXANDER JOSEPH RENAN GLOVER RONALDO IAN CAT JOHN MіCHAEL TJ SARA RICARDO NAME SILVA BELFORT ST-PIERRE DOS SANTOS JONES ROUSEY VELASQUEZ FABER ALDO EDGAR CONDIT HENDERSON WEIDMAN TATE PETTIS WERDUM CRUZ DAVIS HENDRICKS MELENDEZ CORMIER MACDONALD MENDES JOHNSON GUSTAFSSON BENAVIDEZ BARAO TEIXEIRA SOUZA MCCALL ZINGANO DODSON MCDONALD GRANT MCMANN LAMAS twitter account @SpiderAnderson @vitorbelfort @GeorgesStPierre @junior_cigano @JonnyBones @RondaRousey @cainmma @UrijahFaber @josealdojunior @FrankieEdgar @CarlosCondit @BensonHenderson @ChrisWeidmanUFC @MieshaTate @Showtimepettis @FabricioWerdum @TheDomin8r @PhilMrWonderful @JohnyHendricks @GilbertMelendez @dc_mma @rory_macdonald @chadmendes @MightyMouseUFC @AlexTheMauler @JoeJitsu @RenanBaraoUFC @gloverteixeira @JacareMMA QUnclecreepymma @CatZingano @JohnDodsonMMA @MaydayMcDonald @TJ Grant @Sara McMann @RicardoLamasMMA crédits : images google - data and concept : Stéphane Nardin - @stephanenardin / création graphique : Stéphane Gibert - @stgibert champion UFC OFC

UFC Champions & Top Contenders

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During the last 4 years UFC executives have invested a lot in social media, their strategy is to become a major force on the social universe. This infographic provides a view of the twitter popular...

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