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UFC 218: Social Media Stats

UFC 218 was held on December 2, 2017, at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.

Each week we will take a look at each fighter on the cards social following on Twitter at the beginning of fight week and compare that number to the number of followers they have after fight night.

Check out the stats below.

UFC 218 Social Media Stats
Top followers at the start of the week

  1. José Aldo – 918,489
  2. Alistair Overeem – 538,051
  3. Tecia Torres – 185,383
  4. Eddie Alvarez – 137,597
  5. Felice Herrig – 117,677

# of followers gained during the show

  1. Francis Ngannou – 7,163
  2. Max Holloway – 3,852
  3. Alistair Overeem – 3,349
  4. José Aldo – 2,514
  5. Eddie Alvarez – 2,171

% follower increase

  1. Justin Willis – 31.52%
  2. Alex Oliveira – 14.62%
  3. Amanda Cooper – 9.91%
  4. Francis Ngannou – 8.88%
  5. Yancy Medeiros – 8.60%

All-Time Stats
# of followers gained during the show (all time since UFC Fight Night 113)

  1. Jon Jones – 29,580 – UFC 214
  2. Georges St Pierre – 17,810 – UFC 217
  3. Rose Namajunas – 11,194 – UFC 217
  4. Darren Till – 10,758 – UFC Fight Night 118
  5. Daniel Cormier – 9,151 – UFC 214
  6. Valentina Shevchenko – 8.067 – UFC 215
  7. Cody Garbrandt – 7,207 – UFC 217
  8. Francis Ngannou – 7,163 – UFC 218
  9. Demetrious Johnson – 5,913 – UFC 216
  10. Tony Ferguson – 5,491 – UFC 216
  11. Luke Rockhold – 4,928 – UFC Fight Night 116
  12. T.J. Dillashaw – 4,719 – UFC 217

% follower increase (all time since UFC Fight Night 113)

  1. Nicco Montano – 658.44% – The Ultimate Fighter 26 Show
  2. Galore Bofando – 393% – UFC Fight Night 113
  3. Montana Stewart – 276.96% – The Ultimate Fighter 26 Show
  4. Tai Tuivasa – 189.14% – UFC Fight Night 121
  5. Ketlen Vieira – 156.76% – UFC 215
  6. Volkan Oezdemir – 156% – UFC 214
  7. Nicco Montano – 148.14% – The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale
  8. Mads Burnell – 142.67% – UFC Fight Night 115
  9. Nadia Kassem – 139.65% – UFC Fight Night 121

Event Stats
# of followers gained during the week (all time since UFC Fight Night 113)

  1. UFC 214 – 61,905
  2. UFC 217 – 59,647
  3. UFC 218 – 27,767
  4. UFC 216 – 19,414
  5. UFC 215 – 16,724
  6. UFC Fight Night 118 – 15,311
  7. The Ultimate Fighter 26 – 11,876
  8. UFC Fight Night 113 – 10,694
  9. UFC on FOX 25 – 10,650
  10. The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale – 9,567
  11. UFC Fight Night 117 – 9,536
  12. UFC Fight Night 121 – 9,171
  13. UFC Fight Night 116 – 8,818
  14. UFC Fight Night 120 – 7,159
  15. UFC Fight Night 114 – 7,098
  16. UFC Fight Night 122 – 5,820
  17. UFC Fight Night 115 – 5,287

Check out the social media stats for every event here

UFC Fight Night 113
UFC on FOX 25
UFC 214
UFC Fight Night 114
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Special
UFC Fight Night 115
UFC 215
UFC Fight Night 116
UFC Fight Night 117
UFC 216
UFC Fight Night 118
UFC Fight Night 119
UFC 217
UFC Fight Night 120
UFC Fight Night 121
UFC Fight Night 122
The Ultimate Fighter 26 Show
The Ultimate Fighter Finale

Check out the full table below for each fighter on the shows social media stats for UFC 218 below:

NameTwitter HandleFollowers (Start of Week)Followers (End of Week)Number Increase% Increase
Max Holloway@BlessedMMA902639411538524.27%
José Aldo@josealdojunior91848992100325140.27%
Alistair Overeem@Alistairovereem53805154140033490.62%
Francis Ngannou@francis_ngannou806748783771638.88%
Henry Cejudo@HenryCejudo21766219251590.73%
Sergio Pettis@sergiopettis2497025040700.28%
Eddie Alvarez@Ealvarezfight13759713976821711.58%
Justin Gaethje@Justin_Gaethje238982565517577.35%
Tecia Torres@TeciaTorres18538318683714540.78%
Michelle Waterson@karatehottiemma66545674188731.31%
Charles Oliveira@CharlesDoBronxs32043285812.53%
Paul Felder@felderpaul15536159404042.60%
Alex Oliveira@AlexCowboyUFC1211138817714.62%
Yancy Medeiros@ymedeiros120971313710408.60%
David Teymur@DavidTeymur231424551416.09%
Drakkar Klose@drakkarklose173418541206.92%
Felice Herrig@feliceherrig1176771182135360.46%
Cortney Casey@CastIron_Casey429544231282.98%
Abdul Razak Alhassan@JudoRazak779822435.52%
Sabah Homasi@SabahHomasi15451596513.30%
Jeremy KimballN.AN.AN.AN.AN.A
Dominick Reyes@DomReyes18341919854.63%
Justin Willis@BigPrettyMMA60679719131.52%
Allen CrowderN.AN.AN.AN.AN.A
Amanda Cooper@ABCnation1159867108459789.91%
Angela Magaña@AngelaMagana133874343044301.27%

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