Since the early days when the sport was anything but a mainstream endeavor, the MMA industry has thrived and survived through various websites, forums, and — perhaps most importantly — social-media platforms.

Fighters interact with fans, each other and many more through the likes of X, Facebook and Instagram, which helps outsiders get a deeper look into the minds of the athletes.

Following Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 53 in Las Vegas, several of the winning and losing fighters, along with their coaches, training partners or family members, took to social media to react to the event or share a message with supporters.

Check out some of those reactions.

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The defeated

The defeated: Cody Gibson

The defeated: Kurt Holobaugh

The defeated: Luis Pajuelo

The defeated: Justin Tafa

The victorious: Mick Parkin

The victorious: Andre Lima

The victorious: Dariya Zheleznyakova

The victorious: Youssef Zalal

The victorious: Karl Williams