Results from ‘2016 World MMA Awards’

February 6, 2016 8:02 am by Evan Bell

Last night the 2016 World MMA Awards went down in Las Vegas at The Venetian.

The event, which was hosted by MMA veteran Urijah Faber, was a memorable one that even saw Conor McGregor throw some verbal jabs at UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum.

The event was also a big one for UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm who won 3 awards.

Below is the full list of winners from the event.

Charles ‘Mark’ Lewis “Fighter of the Year”
– Conor McGregor

Female Fighter of the Year
– Holly Holm

Breakthrough Fighter of the Year:
– Holly Holm

Fight of the Year:
– Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald II

KO of the Year:
– Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey

Submission of the Year:
– Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano

Comeback of the Year:
– Eddie Alvarez vs. Gilbert Melendez

Upset of the Year:
– Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey

Shawn Tompkins Coach of the Year:
– Rafael Cordeiro (Kings MMA)

Trainer of the Year:
– Mike Dolce

Gym of the Year:
– Jackson-Wink MMA

Referee of the Year:
– ‘Big’ John McCarthy

Ring card Girl of the Year:
– Arianny Celeste

Leading Man:
– Dana White

Best Promotion:
– Ultimate Fighting Championship

Personality of the Year:
– Joe Rogan

Analyst of the Year:
– Dominick Cruz

Best MMA Programming:
– UFC Embedded

MMA Media Source of the Year:
– MMA Fighting

MMA Journalist of the Year:
– Ariel Helwani

Best MMA Clothing & Equipment Brand:


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