Anthony Pettis is cooking up a new kick in the kitchen, Israel Adesanysa earns his purple belt and much more on Tuesday's social media roundup.
Video: Anthony Pettis working on a new kick
A weeky shy of the 10-year-anniversary of the "Showtime" Kick, Anthony Pettis is still adding new tools to his kicking game.
Should I try this in my next fight? -- pic.twitter.com/BU4k1rnaxq— Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) December 8, 2020
Jon Fitch ranks martial arts
Jon Fitch teamed up with Fightful for a fun new video. The former UFC and Bellator welterweight title challenger ranks 12 martial arts by effectiveness in this tier list. The included disciplines are boxing, capoeira, jiu-jitsu, judo, karate, kickboxing, kung fu, Muay Thai, combat sambo, sumo, taekwondo and wrestling. Watch the video below.
Israel Adesanya earns his purple belt
Israel Adesanya's jiu jitsu coach Andre Galvao congratulated the UFC middleweight champion on earning his purple belt.
Paige VanZant and Austin Vanderford's winter blowout
Married fighters Paige VanZant and Austin Vanderford get their fix of the snow during a little trip to Alaska.
"Alaska fun with the Vanderfords," the YouTube video description reads. "Also, if you wanted to get to know Austin a little better, here you go!!!"
Max Holloway missed a spot
Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway spends his birthday with his loved ones. Holloway turned 29 on Friday, December 4 and had a little too much cake by the looks of it.
Video: Dana White reacts to Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul
UFC President Dana White scoffs at the idea of Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul.
“When people ask me about the state of boxing right now, that’s where it’s at,” White told the Nelk Boys (h/t The Mac Life). “Didn’t that kid get beaten up by the fucking video game kid from England and now he’s going to fight Floyd Mayweather?”
Dana White on Logan Paul vs Floyd Mayweather pic.twitter.com/USDMU8EilD— NELK (@nelkboys) December 7, 2020
Throwback with four Brazilian legends
Mauricio "Shogun" Rua shared this awesome throwback photo featuring Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Wanderlei Silva, Rua and Lyoto Machida.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk soaking in the sun
Joanna Jedrzejczyk is soaking in the sun. The former UFC women's strawweight champion posted this bikini shot while celebrating a weekend by the beach.
Doggy need bones
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones spends the day with this beautiful doggo.
Claressa Shields challenges Jake Paul
If you thought Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul was a freakshow fight, women's boxing superstar Claressa Shields is now calling out Logan's younger brother Paul.
Father-daughter day for Vitor Belfort
UFC legend and current ONE Championship superstar Vitor Belfort is enjoying some quality time with his daughter, Kyara Belfort.
Slams on slams
Jordan Leavitt was not the only mixed martial artist to score a rare slam knockout over the last seven days. On Friday, Mo Miller took his opponent to suplex city with multiple german suplexes, one of which separated his opponent from conciousness.
Felice Herring gets cozy
Tis the season for onesies. Felice Herring knows whats up.
UFC Vegas 17 poster
UFC Vegas 17 gets a new poster after Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev was scratched from the lineup. A welterweight clash between Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson vs. Geoff Neal has been elevated to the main event.
Marvin Vettori is all cut up
Marvin Vettori and Jack Hermansson through a record-setting number of middleweight strikes over the course of five-rounds at UFC Vegas 16. Vettori came out on the winning end but not without a few scrapes.
“Bro, I get the punches man. Like, it’s all good but what are these fucking scratches man? It’s fucking crazy," Vettori said in a video posted to his Instagram Story (h/t BJ Penn). "I got slashed up. Like he had a knife in his gloves."