UFC Fight Night 128 was held on April 21, 2018, at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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. Frankie Edgar – 457,136
  2. Cub Swanson – 158,430
  3. Jim Miller – 94,945
  4. Edson Barboza – 73,698
  5. Kevin Lee – 43,917

# OF FOLLOWERS GAINED DURING WEEK

  1. Kevin Lee – 2,099
  2. Brett Johns – 832
  3. Dan Hooker – 790
  4. Frankie Edgar – 638
  5. Edson Barboza – 617

% FOLLOWER INCREASE

  1. Merab Dvalishvili – 96.33%
  2. Justin Willis – 22.29%
  3. Ricky Simon – 18.45%
  4. Luan Chagas – 16.95%
  5. Dan Hooker – 11.85%

ALL-TIME STATS
# OF FOLLOWERS GAINED DURING THE WEEK (2018 events)

  1. Khabib Nurmagomedov 35,430 – UFC 223
  2. Stipe Miocic 16,978 – UFC 220
  3. Sean O’Malley 14,915 – UFC 222
  4. Brian Ortega 13,765 – UFC 222
  5. Rose Namajunas 12,084 – UFC 223
  6. Al Iaquinta 8,484 – UFC 223
  7. Francis Ngannou 6,935 – UFC 220
  8. Daniel Cormier 6,547 – UFC 220
  9. Joanna Jędrzejczyk 6,316 – UFC 223
  10. Mackenzie Dern 5,569 – UFC 222

% FOLLOWER INCREASE (2018 events)

  1. Marcin Prachnio – 920.00% -UFC on FOX 28
  2. Israel Adesanya – 246.28% – UFC 221
  3. Ji Yeon Kim – 231.25% – UFC ON FOX 27
  4. Sean O’Malley – 198.07% – UFC 222
  5. Curtis Millender – 197.89% – UFC Fight Night 126
  6. Kyle Bochniak – 162.04% – UFC 223
  7. Manny Bermudez – 161.76% – UFC on FOX 28
  8. Magomed Ankalaev – 113.79% – UFC Fight Night 127
  9. Zabit Magomedsharipov – 111.21% – UFC 223
  10. Abdul Razak Alhassan – 105.98% – UFC 220

EVENT STATS
# OF FOLLOWERS GAINED DURING THE WEEK (2018 events)

  1. UFC 223 – 78,737
  2. UFC 222 – 47,118
  3. UFC 220 – 35,412
  4. UFC 221 – 18,338
  5. UFC Fight Night 128 – 12,813 – This event
  6. UFC Fight Night 124 – 10,977
  7. UFC ON FOX 28 – 8,507
  8. UFC Fight Night 126 – 7,004
  9. UFC Fight Night 127 – 5,793
  10. UFC on FOX 27 – 4,546

Check out the full social media stats for UFC Fight Night 128 below:

#Event NameNameTwitter HandleFollowers (Start of Week)Followers (End of Week)Number Increase% Increase
1UFC Fight Night 128Edson Barboza@EdsonBarbozaJR73698743156170.0083720046677
2UFC Fight Night 128Kevin Lee @MoTownPhenom439174601620990.0477947036455
3UFC Fight Night 128Frankie Edgar@FrankieEdgar4571364577746380.00139564593469
4UFC Fight Night 128Cub Swanson @CubSwanson1584301590265960.00376191377896
5UFC Fight Night 128Chase Sherman@ChaseShermanUFC22983231081250.00543880259322
6UFC Fight Night 128Justin Willis @BigPrettyMMA94211522100.222929936306
7UFC Fight Night 128David Branch@DavidcBranchMMA23099232921930.00835534005801
8UFC Fight Night 128Thiago Santos @TMarretaMMA33176335824060.0122377622378
9UFC Fight Night 128Aljamain Sterling@FunkMaster_UFC30811311653540.0114894031352
10UFC Fight Night 128Brett Johns @36Johns11720125528320.0709897610922
11UFC Fight Night 128Jim Miller@JimMiller_15594945950811360.00143240823635
12UFC Fight Night 128Dan Hooker @danthehangman666474547900.118547418968
13UFC Fight Night 128Ryan LaFlare@RLaFlare58995949500.00847601288354
14UFC Fight Night 128Alex Garcia @AlexGarciaMMA46024639370.00803998261625
15UFC Fight Night 128Magomed Bibulatov@maga_win744770260.0349462365591
16UFC Fight Night 128Ulka Sasaki @ulkasasaki1280212813110.000859240743634
17UFC Fight Night 128Siyar Bahadurzada0#DIV/0!
18UFC Fight Night 128Luan Chagas @Chagasmma177207300.169491525424
19UFC Fight Night 128Corey Anderson@CoreyA_MMA30056301921360.00452488687783
20UFC Fight Night 128Patrick Cummins @OfficialDurkin1357913631520.00382944252154
21UFC Fight Night 128Leslie Smith@LeslieSmith_GF20704210513470.0167600463679
22UFC Fight Night 128Aspen Ladd @AspenLaddMMA566259783160.0558106676086
23UFC Fight Night 128Merab Dvalishvili@MerabDvalishvil2454812360.963265306122
24UFC Fight Night 128Ricky Simon @RickySimonUFC88910531640.184476940382
25UFC Fight Night 128Tony Martin@tmartinmma24072444370.0153718321562
26UFC Fight Night 128Keita Nakamura @ktanakamura22842309250.010945709282
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