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Tickets For The 2011 World MMA Awards Hosted By Chael Sonnen On Sale Today


Tickets to the 2011 World MMA Awards operated by fighters Only magazine went on sale today and details of the event have been made official.

The annual event which honors a wide variety of MMA professionals will take place on Nov. 30 from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and be hosted by none other than the brash middleweight, Chael Sonnen.

You can pick up your tickets at any Ticketmaster location for prices ranging from $55 to $95.

The World MMA Awards has been operational since 2008, when Fighters Only Magazine first held the show. It not only honors and celebrates everyone involved in the business of Mixed Martial Arts, but it also gives fans in attendance the opportunity to interact with the sport’s biggest figures.

The event will be broadcast in prime-time slots on the Fox Sports Network of affiliates with plans to re-air on both Fuel TV and FSN at a yet to be determined date and time.

The winners for the 2011 World MMA Awards are determined by fan votes and ballots. You can vote anytime between now and Nov. 25 at www.worldmmaawards.com.

The full list of finalists includes:

CHARLES “MASK” LEWIS FIGHTER OF THE YEAR
• Dominick Cruz
• Nick Diaz
• Dan Henderson
• Jon Jones
• Anderson Silva

BREAKTHROUGH FIGHTER OF THE YEAR
• Donald Cerrone
• Daniel Cormier
• Phil Davis
• Demetrious Johnson
• Brian Stann

FIGHT OF THE YEAR
• Jose Aldo vs. Mark Hominick at UFC 129
• Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber at UFC 132
• Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard at UFC 125
• Nick Diaz vs. Paul Daley at “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley”
• Diego Sanchez vs. Martin Kampmann at UFC Live 3

SUBMISSION OF THE YEAR
• Chan Sung Jung vs. Leonard Garcia at UFC Fight Night 24
• Pable Garza vs. Yves Jabouin at UFC 129
• Richard Hale vs. Nik Fekete at Bellator 38
• Vinny Magalhaes vs. Viktor Nemkov at M-1 Challenge 25
• Tito Ortiz vs. Ryan Bader at UFC 132

RING ENTRANCE OF THE YEAR
• Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 133
• Vitor Belfort at UFC 133
• Dave Herman at UFC 131
• Mark Hominick at UFC 129
• Jason “Mayhem” Miller at DREAM.16

REFEREE OF THE YEAR
• Herb Dean
• “Big” John McCarthy
• Dan Miragliotta
• Josh Rosenthal
• Mario Yamasaki

RING GIRL OF THE YEAR
• Arianny Celeste
• Kelli Hutcherson
• Brittney Palmer
• Chandella Powell
• Mercedes Terrell

MMA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
• Bruce Buffer
• Jacob “Stitch” Duran
• Joe Rogan
• Bas Rutten
• Burt Watson

BEST TECHNICAL CLOTHING
• Bad Boy
• Hayabusa
• Jaco
• Sprawl
• Venum

MEDIA SOURCE OF THE YEAR
• “Inside MMA” on HDNet
• MMAFighting.com
• “MMA Live” on ESPN
• MMAjunkie.com
• Sherdog.com

FEMALE FIGHTER OF THE YEAR
• Marloes Coenen
• Zoila Gurgel
• Sarah Kaufman
• Ronda Rousey
• Miesha Tate

INTERNATIONAL FIGHTER OF THE YEAR
• Michael Bisping
• Alexander Gustafsson
• Joachim Hansen
• Alistair Overeem
• Dennis Siver

KNOCKOUT OF THE YEAR
• Patricky “Pitbull” Freire vs. Toby Imada at Bellator 39
• Cheick Kongo vs. Pat Barry at UFC Live 5
• John Makdessi vs. Kyle Watson at UFC 129
• Lyoto Machida vs. Randy Couture at UFC 129
• Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort at UFC 126

COMEBACK OF THE YEAR
• Marloes Coenen vs. Liz Carmouche at “Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson”
• Cheick Kongo vs. Pat Barry at UFC Live 5
• Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (career)
• Tito Ortiz (career)
• Joe Warren vs. Joe Soto at Bellator 27

COACH OF THE YEAR
• Rafael Cordeiro
• Eric Del Fierro
• Cesar Gracie
• Greg Jackson
• Shawn Tompkins

GYM OF THE YEAR
• Alliance MMA
• Black House
• Jackson’s MMA
• Roufusport
• Xtreme Couture

LEADING MAN OF THE YEAR
• Scott Coker
• Lorenzo Fertitta
• Marc Ratner
• Bjorn Rebney
• Dana White

PROMOTION OF THE YEAR
• BAMMA
• Bellator Fighting Championships
• DREAM
• Strikeforce
• UFC

BEST LIFESTYLE CLOTHING
• Affliction
• Bad Boy
• Form Athletics
• RVCA
• TapouT

BEST TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT
• Bad Boy
• Everlast
• Hayabusa
• Rival
• Venum

MMA JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
• John Morgan
• Gareth A. Davies
• Josh Gross
• Ariel Helwani
• Ben Fowlkes


comments

16 Comments to Tickets For The 2011 World MMA Awards Hosted By Chael Sonnen On Sale Today

  1. P R O D I G Y says:

    Hosted by chael sonnen lmaooo this is gonna b good

  2. tim says:

    Where is the biggest douche bag of the year category,, oh I guess the host isnt allowed his own category

  3. Should be entertaining if Anderson wins a couple of awards.lol

  4. bruts says:

    wow, this must make all the children and babies mad!!, ROCK IT HARD CHAEL PISS SOME PEOPLE OFF!

  5. BJ Penn is G.O.A.T says:

    for the referee section, theres no steve mazzagati

  6. Chael’s the MC of course! Oh boy andersonnen has a couple of awards too..maybe a fight will break and Chael will get his rematch at the show. Ha ha

  7. Bj should’ve gave gotten the KO of the year award for Bj v Hughes.

  8. chon209 says:

    No bjpenn.com for media source of the year, who selects the fanalists anyway
    hopefully its not because of the mis quotes and typo’s the writers constantly do here

  9. chon209 says:

    and the link provided doesnt even work

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