Tuesday, July 13, 2010

MMA/UFC major player in social networking




MMA continues to state its case among the 'major' sports (NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL), and in the 21st century there's no better way to do so but via the internet. Social networking has become the center of sports media and marketing, and the UFC has become a major player in the sports social networking arena. The Chicago Sun published the following numbers as proof:





Sports entity            Facebook followers
NBA                            3,180,826
UFC                            2,269,450
2010 Olympics              1,209,379
WWE                             757,845
NASCAR                        702,701
NHL                               574,112
NFL                                508,906
WNBA                            283,779

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