Over the past several years, the world has changed in significant ways.
Unlike past decades, individuals are now easily able to connect with celebrities and athletes all across the globe.
A major reason for this growth lies solely in the hands of social media, which includes Twitter and of course Facebook.
In the mix of it all is the sport of mixed martial arts, which is home to some of the greatest entertainment and excitement known to mankind.
Through social media, many of these fighters have reached out and connected with fans and viewers in all parts of the world.
The following slides display 10 fighters or their fan pages that you must follow on Facebook.
Latest post: "GameFly: Promotional Code Redemption www.gamefly.com"
Follow: Alistair Overeem
Latest post: "I wish a merry christmas to to all the families around the World, the Family reunion is the best Christmas gift..."
Follow: Anderson Silva
Latest post: "Here's a quote that helps me through when I'm suffering from past injuries- 'Every sensation, even of agony, was a negation of death." From the Conan story,"A Witch Shall Be Born" by Robert E Howard."
Follow: Georges St-Pierre
Latest post: "Merry Christmas to you and all your families! Be safe tonight!"
Follow: Urijah Faber
Latest post: "Sony Hmz-T1"
Follow: Lyoto Machida
Latest post: "Hey FRIENDS. Help us get to 3,000 by 2012. Share this page and spread the word. Stay Ready. Seek Truth. Press On."
Follow: Rampage Jackson
Latest post: "Had a great family meal last night with my parents and a fun morning with my kids. Merry Christmas to all of you--hope you are enjoying the holidays. If you haven't already, be sure to take a moment to let your loved ones know that you love them. And please don't drink and drive."
Follow: Dan Henderson