Wondering how many "likes" the UFC got for utilizing social media giant Facebook to stream four free prelims for the Jan. 22 "Fight for the Troops 2" event? Well, the good folks over at MMAPayout.com put some work in and came up with a few numbers. According to their figures, the UFC gained a total of 66,210 "likes" by the end of the fight weekend. Impressed? Or did you expect a higher number?
The Octagon girls will be rocking the camouflage tonight (Jan. 22) for UFC Fight for the Troops 2 in Fort Hood, Texas. And remember to be on the lookout for the Hooters girl you voted for that will debut at tonight's show. You can see more photos from the weigh-ins here and remember to stay with MMAMania.com for more Fight Night 23 results and live fight coverage of all the action, including the four free fights airing on Facebook tonight starting at 7pm ET.
UFC stars Chuck Liddell, Dominick Cruz, Brian Stann, Frankie Edgar, Jim Miller and Matt Serra (via Twitter) spent some time with troops down in Fort Hood, Texas in advance of Fight Night 23 tomorrow night (Jan. 22) to help raise money for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. You can donate to the cause by clicking here. Remember tomorrow night MMAMania.com will have complete comprehensive results and live fight coverage of all the main card action for "Fight for the Troops 2" as well as provide all the latest fallout once the event is in the books.
The lightweight match-up between Cole Miller and Matt Wiman scheduled for the preliminary card at UFC 125: "Resolution" on Jan. 1 has reportedly been moved to the main card of the UFC "Fight for the Troops" event held later that month on Jan. 22. Props: MMA Torch