World MMA Awards 2010 WinnersCategory: MMA
The 3rd annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2010 was held at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on December 1, 2010.
Sponsored by Fighters Only Magazine, the awards show is a celebration of the best things that happened in the world of mixed martial arts for the year 2010.
Nominees and eventual winners are determined by online fan voting.
Check out the list of winners for the 2010 World MMA Awards after the jump.
Winner is in RED.
Referee of the Year
“Big” John McCarthy
Best Technical Clothing Brand
Best Technical Equipment Brand
Media Source of the Year
UFC – no surprise here
Submission of the Year
Fabricio Werdum vs. Fedor Emelianenko, Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum
Cole Miller vs. Dan Lauzon, UFC 108
Chris Leben vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama, UFC 116
Matt Hughes vs. Ricardo Almeida, UFC 117
Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen, UFC 117 – I think this should have won
Gym of the Year
American Kickboxing Academy
American Top Team
Wand Fight Team
MMA Journalist of the Year
Conner Cordova, MMA Religion
Gareth A. Davies, The Daily Telegraph
Ariel Helwani, MMA Fighting
John Morgan, MMA Junkie
Aaron Teweles, Freelance Journalist
Coach of the Year
Greg Jackson – anyone who coaches Georges St-Pierre is an automatic winner
Best Lifestyle Clothing Brand
International Fighter of the Year
Ring Girl of the Year
Arianny Celeste – surely, her Playboy stint helped a lot
Leading Man of the Year
Dana White – no surprise here
Most Memorable Ring Entrance
Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal
Fight of the Year
Jorge Santiago vs. Kazuo Misaki, Sengoku 14
Chris Leben vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama, UFC 116
Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin, UFC 116
Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen, UFC 117
Chan Sung Jung vs. Leonard Garcia, WEC 48 – I think this should have won
Female Fighter of the Year
Cristiane Santos – the Cyborg!
Knockout of the Year
Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Nogueira, UFC 110
Lyoto Machida vs. Mauricio Rua, UFC 113
Mike Russow vs. Todd Duffee, UFC 114
Rich Franklin vs. Chuck Liddell, UFC 115
Anthony Njokuani vs. Chris Horodecki, WEC 45
Breakthrough Fighter of the Year
The Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis Fighter of the Year
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