World MMA Awards 2012


The Fighters Only World MMA Awards took place in Las Vegas last night. The winners were voted for by fans and the results can be seen below:

Best technical clothing brand: Clinch Gear

Promotion of the year: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

Gym of the year: Cesar Gracie BJJ

Comeback of the year: Frank Mir (over Nogueira at UFC 140)

Best lifestyle clothing brand: Bad Boy

International fighter of the year: Michael Bisping

Referee of the Year: Herb Dean

Shawn Tompkins coach of the year of award: Rafael Cordeiro

Lifetime achievement award: Leon Tabbs

MMA Journalist of the Year: Ariel Helwani

Best Technical Equipment: Pretorian

Submission of the Year: Frank Mir (via Nogueira at UFC 140)

Female Fighter of the Year: Ronda Rousey

MMA Personality of the Year: Joe Rogan

KO of the Year: Edson Barboza

Media Source of the Year: Sherdog

Breakthrough fighter of the year: Chris Weidman

Fight of the year: Joe Lauzon vs. Jamie Varner (UFC on FOX 4)

Leading man of the year: Dana White

Ring Girl of the Year: Brittney Palmer

Charles “Mask” Lewis Fighter of the Year goes to: Jon Jones


What do you think about the winners? By all means let us know your thoughts either on here, on Facebook – or on Twitter @TeamKumite


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