UFC Fight Night 126 was held on February 18, 2018, at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

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 social media stats for the event here.

TOP FOLLOWERS AT THE START OF THE WEEK

  1. Donald Cerrone – 481,304
  2. Thiago Alves – 104,316
  3. Sage Northcutt – 74,237
  4. Derrick Lewis – 49,351
  5. Marcin Tybura – 45,081

# OF FOLLOWERS GAINED DURING WEEK

Donald Cerrone – 2,095
Sage Northcutt – 1,392
Yancy Medeiros – 1,176
Derrick Lewis – 1,152
Curtis Millender – 750

% FOLLOWER INCREASE

  1. Curtis Millender – 197.89%
  2. Roberto Sanchez – 63.64%
  3. Oskar Piechota  – 43.09%
  4. Brandon Davis – 23.54%
  5. Lucie Pudilová – 20.82%

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. Stipe Miocic – 16,978 – UFC 220
  4. Rose Namajunas – 11,194 – UFC 217
  5. Darren Till – 10,758 – UFC Fight Night 118
  6. Daniel Cormier – 9,151 – UFC 214
  7. Valentina Shevchenko – 8.067 – UFC 215
  8. Cody Garbrandt – 7,207 – UFC 217
  9. Francis Ngannou – 7,163 – UFC 218
  10. Francis Ngannou – 6,935 – UFC 220
  11. Khabib Nurmagomedov – 6,773 – UFC 219
  12. Daniel Cormier – 6,547 – UFC 220

% 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. Israel Adesanya – 246.28% – UFC 221
  5. Ji Yeon Kim – 231.25% – UFC on FOX 27
  6. Curtis Millender – 197.89% – UFC Fight Night 126 – This event
  7. Tai Tuivasa – 189.14% – UFC Fight Night 121
  8. Ketlen Vieira – 156.76% – UFC 215
  9. Volkan Oezdemir – 156% – UFC 214
  10. Nicco Montano – 148.14% – The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale
  11. Mads Burnell – 142.67% – UFC Fight Night 115
  12. 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 219 – 20,524
  5. UFC 216 – 19,414
  6. UFC 221 – 18,338
  7. UFC 220 – 16,978
  8. UFC 215 – 16,724
  9. UFC Fight Night 118 – 15,311
  10. The Ultimate Fighter 26 – 11,876
  11. UFC Fight Night 124 – 10,997
  12. UFC Fight Night 113 – 10,694
  13. UFC on FOX 25 – 10,650
  14. UFC on FOX 26- 10,613
  15. The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale – 9,567
  16. UFC Fight Night 117 – 9,536
  17. UFC Fight Night 121 – 9,171
  18. UFC Fight Night 116 – 8,818
  19. UFC Fight Night 120 – 7,159
  20. UFC Fight Night 114 – 7,098
  21. UFC Fight Night 126 – 7,004 – This event
  22. UFC Fight Night 123 – 6,940
  23. UFC Fight Night 122 – 5,820
  24. UFC Fight Night 115 – 5,287
  25. UFC on FOX 27 – 4,546

Full Social Media Stats

NameTwitter HandleFollowers at start of weekFollowers at end of weekNumber IncreasePercentage Increase
Donald Cerrone@Cowboycerrone48130448339920950.44%
Yancy Medeiros@ymedeiros151451632111767.76%
Derrick Lewis@Thebeast_ufc493515050311522.33%
Marcin Tybura@MarcinTybura4508143655-1426-3.16%
James Vick@JamesVickMMA11723119762532.16%
Francisco Trinaldo@Massarandubamma1999920027280.14%
Thiago Alves@ThiagoAlvesATT104316104042-274-0.26%
Curtis Millender@CurtiousCurtis3791129750197.89%
Sage Northcutt@sagenorthcutt742377562913921.88%
Thibault Gouti@goutithibault1046010530700.67%
Jared Gordon@JFlashGordonMMA299131581675.58%
Carlos Diego Ferreira@DiegoUFCTX236224651034.36%
Brian Camozzi@BrianCamozzi1686202734120.23%
Geoffrey NealN.AN.AN.AN.AN.A
Roberto Sanchez@Littlefury_MMA22036014063.64%
Joby Sanchez@JobySanchez16021629271.69%
Sarah Moras@sarahcheesecake20433205691360.67%
Lucie Pudilová@lucie_pudilova999120720820.82%
Steven Peterson@8ocho0879490611214.11%
Brandon Davis@BrandonDavisUFC77395518223.54%
Alex Morono@alexmoronomma1071910818990.92%
Josh Burkman@JoshBurkman47224736140.30%
Oskar Piechota@PiechotaOskar54377723443.09%
Tim Williams@TimWilliams185752777253.32%