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That’s right fans, we’re back. It’s time for the 2nd annual MMAFreak Awards. The reception was so big last year, we are doing it again. This is where you the fans make your voice heard.

We at and MMAFreak Radio want to thank all of our supporters and fans for everything they have done for us. We would be nothing without you. You the fans are the true winners. Thanks so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How it works:

You the fans choose the best in every category. TUF is also allowed this year. Write-ins are allowed as well. The picks below are the most voted in as of right now. Make your voice heard. E-mail me at Tweet me @mmawriter1.

Hit us up on Facebook on the MMAFreak Radio page. You can also tweet Tiger Taylor @mmadocket and/or MMA-Freak @mmafreakout. The results will be announced on the MMAFreak Radio podcast next Monday (1-6-14) in a special hour and a half episode. Listen to yesterdays episode for more details-

Male Fighter of the Year:

Demetrious Johnson- UFC Flyweight champion

Anthony Birchak- MFC Bantamweight champion

Anthony Pettis- UFC lightweight champion

Chris Weidman- UFC Middleweight champion

Cain Velasquez- UFC heavyweight champion

Nick Newell

Matt Brown

Jon Jones- UFC Light heavyweight champion

Cub Swanson

Chad Mendes

Female Fighter of the Year:

Ronda Rousey- UFC woman’s bantamweight champion

Holly Holm


Male Fight of the Year:

Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez

Anthony Birchak vs. Ryan Benoit

Eddie Alvarez vs. Michael Chandler II

Female Fight of the year:

Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate II

Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche

Jessamyn Duke vs. Raquel Pennington-TUF 18

Comeback Fight of the year:

Edson Barboza vs. Danny Castillo

Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson

Cat Zingano vs. Miesha Tate

Sam Stout vs. James Krause

Pat Healy vs. Jim Miller

Matt Brown vs. Jordan Mein

Comeback Fighter of the year:

Josh Burkman

Robbie Lawler

Breakout Fighter of the Year:

Travis Browne

Michael McDonald

Holly Holm

Glover Teixeira

Conor McGregor

Julianna Pena

Anthony Birchak

Chris Holdsworth

Roxanne Modafferi

Jessamyn Duke

Raquel Pennington

Kelvin Gastelum

Cat Zingano

Abel Trujillo

Daniel Straus

Jordan Mein

Segio Pettis

John Moraga

KO of the Year:

Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva I

Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping

W.Silva vs. Brian Stann

Uriah Hall vs. Adam Cella-TUF 17

Demetrious Johnson vs. Joseph Benavidez

SUB of the year:

Anthony Pettis vs. Benson Henderson

Fabricio Werdum vs. Big Nog

Anthony Birchak vs. Tito Jones

Chael Sonnen vs. Shogun Rua

Michael McDonald vs. Brad Pickett

Josh Burkman vs. Jon Fitch

Nick Newell vs. Sabah Fadai

Upset of the Year:

Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva I

Anthony Pettis vs. Benson Henderson

Michael Johnson vs. Joe Lauzon

Julianna Pena vs. Shayna Baszler- TUF 18

Daniel Starus vs. Pat Curran II

Stipe Miocic vs. Roy Nelson

Josh Burkman vs. Jon Fitch

Beat-down (the most one sided fight of the year):

Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate II

Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo

Matt Brown vs. Mike Pyle

Hector Lombard vs. Nate Marquardt

Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald

Shawn Jordan vs. Pat Barry

Soa The Hulk vs. Pat Barry

Ryan Bader vs. Anthony Perosh

Chael Sonnen vs. Shogun Rua

Julianna Pena vs. Shayna Baszler- TUF 18

Cain Velasques vs. JDS II- 2012 but was not voted as of last year

Cain Velasquez vs. JDS III

Bad Guy of the Year ( guys or woman who embrace the role):

Dana White

Ben Askren

Nick/Nate Diaz

Chael Sonnen

Ronda Rousey

Michael Bisping

MMAFreak of the Year:

Kevin Lee twitter @MoTownPhenom

Gilbert Jamal Smith @JamalSmithMMA

The Warroir Kinsel @warroirsports

Anthony Birchak @abirchakmma

Fan of the Year (can’t vote on this one):

Fight Book MMA

~Ben McPhee (Follow me on twitter – @mmawriter1)