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    My 2017 MMA Award Winners

    Well, as we didn't get round to putting up any awards vote for 2017, here is my list of winners, and runner up for 2017. Feel free to post your own below too.

    Male Fighter of the Year: Robert Whittaker RU: Max Holloway

    Female Fighter of the Year: Rose Namajunas RU: Cris Cyborg

    Fight of the Year: Yancy Medeiros vs Alex Oliveira (UFC 218) RU: Justin Gaethje vs Michael Johnson (TUF 25 Finale)

    Round of the Year: Nathaniel Wood vs Josh Reed (round 1 CW 86) RU: Justin Gaethje vs Michael Johnson (round 2 UFC 218)

    Knockout of the Year: Francis NGannou vs Alistair Overeem (UFC 218) RU: Matt Brown vs Diego Sanchez (UFC FN 120)

    Submission of the Year: Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg (UFC 216) RU: Brett Johns vs Joe Soto (TUF 26 Finale)

    Upset of the Year: Rose Namajunas vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk (UFC 217) RU: Zach Freeman vs Aaron Pico (Bellator 180)

    Breakthrough Fighter of the Year: Volkan Oezdemir RU: Zabit Magomedsharipov

    Comeback of the Year: Nathaniel Wood vs Josh Reed (CW 86) RU: Darren Elkins vs Mirsad Bektic (UFC 209)

    Comeback Fighter of the Year: Rafael dos Anjos RU: Georges St. Pierre

    Event of the Year: UFC 217 RU: UFC 218

    Promotion of the Year: UFC RU: ACB

    Referee of the Year: Marc Goddard RU: Mike Beltran

    Worst Fighter of the Year(most disappointing): Conor McGregor RU: Jon Jones

    MMA Writer of the Year: Karim Zidan RU: Chuck Mindenhall

    MMA Podcast of the Year: The Co-Main Event Podcast RU: Luke Thomas' Promotional Malpractice Live Chat
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    Nobody else got any year end award winners for 2017?
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    I'll give 'er a shot:

    Male Fighter of the Year: Max Holloway RU: Robert Whittaker

    Female Fighter of the Year: Rose Namajunas RU: Cris Cyborg

    Fight of the Year: Justin Gaethje vs Michael Johnson (TUF 25 Finale) RU: Justin Gaethje vs Eddie Alvarez

    Round of the Year: Justin Gaethje vs Michael Johnson (round 2 UFC 218) RU: Robbie Lawler vs. RDA (can't remember the round # though)

    Knockout of the Year: Francis NGannou vs Alistair Overeem (UFC 218) RU: Matt Brown vs Diego Sanchez (UFC FN 120)

    Submission of the Year: Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg (UFC 216) RU:

    Upset of the Year: Rose Namajunas vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk (UFC 217) RU:
    Brent Primus defeats Michael Chandler, Bellator NYC

    Breakthrough Fighter of the Year: Volkan Oezdemir RU: Francis Ngannou

    Comeback of the Year:
    Darren Elkins vs Mirsad Bektic (UFC 209) RU:

    Comeback Fighter of the Year: Rafael dos Anjos RU: Chris Weidman

    Event of the Year: UFC 217 RU: UFC 218

    Promotion of the Year: UFC RU: Bellator

    Referee of the Year: Marc Goddard RU: John McCarthy

    Worst Fighter of the Year(most disappointing): Conor McGregor RU: Michael Bisping

    MMA Writer of the Year: Karim Zidan RU: Chuck Mindenhall

    MMA Podcast of the Year: The Co-Main Event Podcast RU: Luke Thomas' Promotional Malpractice Live Chat
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    Male Fighter of the Year: Max Holloway RU: Robert Whittaker

    Female Fighter of the Year: Rose Namajunas RU: Cris Cyborg

    Fight of the Year: Yancy Medeiros vs Alex Oliveira (UFC 218) RU: Justin Gaethje vs Michael Johnson (TUF 25 Finale)

    Round of the Year:Justin Gaethje vs Michael Johnson (round 2 UFC 218) RU: Nathaniel Wood vs Josh Reed (round 1 CW 86)

    Knockout of the Year: Francis NGannou vs Alistair Overeem (UFC 218) RU: Matt Brown vs Diego Sanchez (UFC FN 120)

    Submission of the Year: Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg (UFC 216) RU: Brett Johns vs Joe Soto (TUF 26 Finale)

    Upset of the Year: Rose Namajunas vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk (UFC 217) RU: Zach Freeman vs Aaron Pico (Bellator 180)

    Breakthrough Fighter of the Year: Volkan Oezdemir RU: Zabit Magomedsharipov

    Comeback of the Year: Darren Elkins vs Mirsad Bektic (UFC 209) RU: Nathaniel Wood vs Josh Reed (CW 86)

    Comeback Fighter of the Year: Rafael dos Anjos RU: Georges St. Pierre

    Event of the Year: UFC 217 RU: UFC 218

    Promotion of the Year: UFC RU: Bellator

    Referee of the Year: Marc Goddard RU: Mike Beltran

    Worst Fighter of the Year(most disappointing): Conor McGregor RU: Jon Jones

    MMA Writer of the Year: Karim Zidan RU: Chuck Mindenhall

    MMA Podcast of the Year: The Co-Main Event Podcast RU: Luke Thomas' Promotional Malpractice Live Chat

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    Someone's Weidman nuthuggery is going crazy, runner up for comeback fighter of the year, he only won 1 fight, lost 1 too......granted his win was a good win.

    I did think about Primus for his win over Chandler in the upset category too, probably was a bigger upset than a debuting fighter losing, the injury was the killer for me though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BluenoseGreig View Post
    Someone's Weidman nuthuggery is going crazy, runner up for comeback fighter of the year, he only won 1 fight, lost 1 too......granted his win was a good win.

    I did think about Primus for his win over Chandler in the upset category too, probably was a bigger upset than a debuting fighter losing, the injury was the killer for me though.
    The loss was a b.s loss...should've been a NC
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kickass32 View Post
    The loss was a b.s loss...should've been a NC
    No, absolutely not. Weidman tried to play the game, and got fucked. Correct decision was made.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hired_Merc View Post
    No, absolutely not. Weidman tried to play the game, and got fucked. Correct decision was made.
    No absolutely not, Weidman didn't play a game but got fucked. Incorrect decision was made
    “The downside to gun control is genocide.”

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