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Tweets of the week - 8/12

A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC/WEC accounts, and the list of official fighters to keep up with these guys.

Big Country's Big Heart
"Much respect to roy "big country" nelson!!!!" -Dana White

"What heart displayed by Roy Nelson tonight as well!! He took best shots from the best boxer in the heavyweight division imo." -Kenny Florian

nelson dos santos"Wow Roy is one tough SOB!" -Jamie Varner

"Big country deserves a medal of honor...Dos Santos deserves a title shot soon..grt way to start the night!!" -Joseph Benavidez

"Kung- Fu Panda got heart!!"-Rashad Evans

"I want to thank everyone, I am always improving, next time I will do you guys proud." -Roy Nelson

Fighter Fuel
"Last 2 days of wrestling camp! Love it here...but looking forward to eating a mushroom taco" -Mark Munoz 

"starbucks fuel for champions!" -Brendan Schaub

"Bout to smash some sushi then its nap time!" -Joey Beltran

"Coffee and pastries to start off the morning!" -Tyson Griffin

Close Calls
"I love when I smile at someone that is lookn at me like they wana fight and they smile bak. They have just been saved from an ass whoopn." -Duane Ludwig

Bloody Good Cause, Shane
"I am going to auction off my bloody UFC 116 shorts and Walk Out shirt to help save wrestling. Building the @eBay account now." -Shane Carwin

Comeback Kid gives props
"Big props to Cristian for his powerfull first round, you are one strong dude and I'm sure you will be back in the UFC soon!!" -Stefan Struve

Spider Music
"Everytime I hear an Akon song I like to think it's Anderson Silva singing" -Greg Soto

NYBA Bonding
"Peeing on. Tree with my dog" -Phil Baroni

trending topic ufc 117Steven Seagal: Lawman & Trending Topic
"That was Steven Seagal walking in with Anderson!! Wonder if Chael brought Chuck Norris?! #MMA #UFC" -Joe Lauzon

"Will anderson pull out the seagal karate chop to the neck? God I hope so!" -Chris Camozzi

"I was glad we finally got to see the previously only whispered about Steven Segall triangle. The future of mma, right there." -Amir Sadollah

More 117 Cheers
"Extremely impressed with Jon Fitch tonight. He proved he is the next #1 welterweight contender. He def improved as an athlete. Amazing." -Kenny Florian

"Chael is a warrior and is an unbelievable athlete. He is motivating to watch and deserves to be a world champion! Inspirational brother!" -Jake Ellenberger

"It's never over til it's over...congrats Anderson Silva." -Aaron Simpson

"i picked chael but i am f - ing blown away." -Kurt Pellegrino

"All Chael needed was another minute, he put himself in a trickbag. I was screaming at the tv to watch the triangle the whole round." -Miguel Torres
 
"@fitchfighter congrats my brother!!!!! Xoxo" -Josh Koscheck

Ugly Truth
"One more think : don't fight with ugly people they have nothing to lose....:-)" -Tomasz Drwal

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