Thursday, December 1, 2011

2011 World MMA Awards

Although the event didn't air or stream live, FOX Sports Net broadcasts the show nationally via tape delay on Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.


The winners included:
INTERNATIONAL FIGHTER OF THE YEAR
Nominees: Michael Bisping, Alexander Gustafsson, Joachim Hansen, Alistair Overeem and Dennis Siver
Winner: Alistair Overeem

    GYM OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: Alliance MMA, Black House, Jackson's MMA, Roufusport and Xtreme Couture
    Winner: Black House

    REFEREE OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: Herb Dean, "Big" John McCarthy, Dan Miragliotta, Josh Rosenthal and Mario Yamasaki
    Winner: Herb Dean

    COMEBACK OF THE YEAR 
    Nominees: 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) and Joe Warren vs. Joe Soto at Bellator 27
    Nominees: Cheick Kongo

    BEST TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT
    Nominees: Bad Boy, Everlast, Hayabusa, Rival and Venum
    Winner: Everlast
    MMA JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: John Morgan, Gareth A. Davies, Josh Gross, Ariel Helwani and Ben Fowlkes
    Winner: Ariel Helwani
    COACH OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: Rafael Cordeiro, Eric Del Fierro, Cesar Gracie, Greg Jackson and Shawn Tompkins
    Winner: Greg Jackson
    BEST LIFESTYLE CLOTHING
    Nominees: Affliction, Bad Boy, Form Athletics, RVCA and TapouT
    Winner: TapouT

    PROMOTION OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: BAMMA, Bellator Fighting Championships, DREAM, Strikeforce and UFC
    Winner: UFC
    MEDIA SOURCE OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: "Inside MMA" on HDNet, MMAFighting.com, "MMA Live" on ESPN, MMAjunkie.com and Sherdog.com
    Winner: MMAjunkie.com

    BEST TECHNICAL CLOTHING
    Nominees: Bad Boy, Hayabusa, Jaco, Sprawl and Venum
    Winner: Bad Boy
    MMA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: Bruce Buffer, Jacob "Stitch" Duran, Joe Rogan, Bas Rutten and Burt Watson
    Winner: Joe Rogan
    FEMALE FIGHTER OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: Marloes Coenen, Zoila Gurgel, Sarah Kaufman, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate
    Winner: Miesha Tate
    RING ENTRANCE OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 133, Vitor Belfort at UFC 133, Dave Herman at UFC 131, Mark Hominick at UFC 129 and Jason "Mayhem" Miller at DREAM.16
    Winner: Jason "Mayhem" Miller
    BREAKTHROUGH FIGHTER OF THE YEAR
     
    Nominees: Donald Cerrone, Daniel Cormier, Phil Davis, Demetrious Johnson and Brian Stann
    Winner: Donald Cerrone
    SUBMISSION OF THE YEAR 
    Nominees: Chan Sung Jung vs. Leonard Garcia at UFC Fight Night 24, Pablo 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, and Tito Ortiz vs. Ryan Bader at UFC 132
    Winner: Chan Sung Jung vs. Leonard Garcia at UFC Fight Night 24
    RING GIRL OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: Arianny Celeste, Kelli Hutcherson, Brittney Palmer, Chandella Powell and Mercedes Terrell
    Winner: Arianny Celeste
    LEADING MAN OF THE YEAR 
    Nominees: Scott Coker, Lorenzo Fertitta, Marc Ratner, Bjorn Rebney and Dana White
    Winner: Dana White
    KNOCKOUT OF THE YEAR
    Nominees: 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, and Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort at UFC 126
    Winner: Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort at UFC 126
      FIGHT OF THE YEAR 
      Nominees: 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," and Diego Sanchez vs. Martin Kampmann at UFC Live 3
      Winner: Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard at UFC 125
                                        CHARLES "MASK" LEWIS FIGHTER OF THE YEAR 
                                        Nominees: Dominick Cruz, Nick Diaz, Dan Henderson, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva
                                        Winner: Jon Jones



                                        source: mmajunkie.com 

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