Earlier this year the UFC announced plans to reward fighters under contract each quarter who made the best use of the fan-friendly social networking site Twitter.

The first quarter ended in September and the UFC have revealed the winners in several different categories and it’s clear to see that the rise in interest amongst Brazilian fans helped along by UFC 134: Rio in August has helped a number of fighters from the region scoop up the $10,000 bonus cheques that were up for grabs.

Most followers Added During The Quarter:

  • Anderson Silva
  • Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
  • Demian Maia
  • Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos

Highest percentage of growth in followers During The Quarter:

  • Anderson Silva
  • Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
  • Demian Maia
  • Paulo Thiago

Most creative Twitter user:

  • Forrest Griffin
  • Joe Lauzon
  • Ben Henderson
  • Joseph Benavidez

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