ByRyan Matsunaga, writer at
MMA fan, BJJ enthusiast, and Executive Publisher at Creators Media.
Ryan Matsunaga

The World MMA Awards are going down next month, honoring the top athletes, coaches, and gyms of 2016.

The nominations are currently live, and voting is open to the public.

Up for the award for best Male Fighter of the Year are:

  • Luke Rockhold
  • Conor McGregor
  • Demetrious Johnson
  • Max Holloway
  • Rafael dos Anjos

While the Female Fighter of the Year nominees are:

  • Tonya Evinger
  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk
  • Holly Holm
  • Ronda Rousey
  • Angela Lee

Other categories include Breakthrough Fighter:

International Fighter:

As well as Fight of the Year, KO of the Year, Submission of the Year, Comeback of the Year, Biggest Upset, and other awards for coaches, gyms, and other non-athlete personalities and organizations.

You can vote now at this link.

The World MMA Awards will happen at the Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 5th.


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