Memes & Trending stories posted to social media platforms by the UFC can have great monetary value in the fight world, and the casual fans enjoy listening to their experts try to craft memes and plot the trending topics.
These hashtags can be extremely powerful, as they are often part of Memes & Trending storieswithin the space of minutes. For example, during UFC 206’s media day, fighters posted memes in order to have a great impact on the fans.
Most UFC fighters will post memes to their social media pages. They are a quick way to quickly engage with fans. The following memes are part of Memes & Trending stories and trended worldwide on social media:
The Onion & UFC fighters
When the UFC released a second countdown to UFC 206, one of the first accounts to post a meme was UFC commentator Jon Anik.
The internet reacted positively to the post, as UFC fighters such as Kevin Lee, Anthony Johnson, and Michael Johnson also shared a meme. Memes do not always generate great opinions, and this was an example of that. One user tweeted a meme using the Onion headline “UFC Signs Amateur Jiu Jitsu Wrestler To Undercard Opponent” with a sentiment similar to “At least it’s funnier.” Another user chimed in with an eye roll response, and many replied with similar responses.
UFC fighters are not immune to trending stories, as some attempted to have a bit of fun with UFC 206’s new headliner, Conor McGregor.
Robbie Lawler’s Memes
The topic of memes regarding Rob Gronkowski, one of the most popular players in the NFL, led to the addition of a post by UFC fighter John Moraga.