Ben Henderson scores $10K in Zuffa Twitter bonuses


In 2011, Zuffa officials rolled out a Twitter bonus program to all UFC and Strikeforce fighters. The fighters are divided into four separate categories based on the number of followers they have at the beginning of the scoring period.

$5,000 winners in the "most followers" category:
Benson Henderson (@SMOOTHone155)
UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (@SpiderAnderson)
UFC 148 headliner Chael Sonnen (@SonnenCh)
TUF 8's Joe Duarte (@JoeDuarteMMA)

$5,000 winners in the "biggest percentage growth in followers" category:
TUF 8's Joe Duarte (@JoeDuarteMMA)
Former UFC lightweight champion  Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar)
Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem (@AlistairOvereem)
Benson Henderson (@SMOOTHone155)

$5,000 winners in the "most creative" category:
Jason "Mayhem" Miller (@MayhemMiller))
Dan Hardy (@DanHardyMMA)
Kenny Florian (@KennyFlorian)
Strikeforce female champion Ronda Rousey (@RondaRousey)

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5/4/12 3:56 PM by Forrest Spliffn

I swear kflo must suck Dana off. Dude catches more title shots and tv paychecks than his talent or personality warrant. " it's ok Kenny drop another weight class, 4th times a charm... Damn that didnt work.. Shit. Ok how about u bore the hell out of the fans with Anik... Fuck that was a disaster too. Ok fuck.. Tweet something, I'll kick u another 10k... Just keep suckin... Ohh yeah... Ohh fuck yeah... Work that shit Kenny.. Fuck. "- Dana /Lorenzo / joe silva

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5/4/12 2:48 PM by notsobigmike

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5/4/12 2:11 PM by epwar

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5/4/12 2:08 PM by Dougie

 The UFC understands the internet and works it.

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5/4/12 2:03 PM by MoomBah

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5/4/12 1:58 PM by UGCTT_Fraser_Finlay

Joe Duarte is a huge contrast to the other names on that list lol.

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5/4/12 1:49 PM by TripVersion01

Surprised to see Joe Duarte on that list. Ben Henderson, Chael Sonnen, Mayhem Miller, and Kenny Florian are consistently entertaining on Twitter though no doubt.