UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya won the Charles “Mask” Lewis Fighter of the Year at the World MMA Awards.
Adesanya was named Best Fighter of the Year and won the Grand Prize of the night. He, 12th World Mixed Martial Arts Award.. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 12th edition of the Fighters Only World MMA Awards was held remotely on December 27, 2020. Please note that the award period has been extended from January 2019 to July 2020.The following fighter of this edition (via MMAjunkie.com).
Charles Mask Lewis Fighter of the Year: Israel Adesanya
Female Fighter of the Year: Amanda Nunes
Breakthrough Fighter of the Year: Jorge Masvidal
International Fighter of the Year: Israel Adesanya
Fight of the Year: Weili Zhang vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248
Knockout of the Year: Jorge Masvidal vs Ben Askren at UFC 239
This year’s submission: Demian Maia vs Ben Askren at ESPN +20 UFC
Comeback of the Year: Steve Miocchi vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 241
Upset of the Year: Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway at UFC 245
With the exception of the award-winning Adesanya and other fighters, many other categories were voted. Check out the list of other winners below.
Sean Tompkins Coach of the Year: Trevor Whitman
Trainer of the Year: Phil Daru
Jim of the Year: American Top Team
Referee of the Year: Herb Dean
Ring Card Girl of the Year: Brittney Palmer
Leading actor: Dana White
Best Promotion: UFC
Personality of the Year: Joe Rogan
Analyst of the Year: Daniel Cormier
Best MMA Programming: Joe Rogan Experience
Media Source of the Year: ESPN
Journalist of the Year: Ariel Herwani
Fighting Spirit of the Year Awards: The Good Fight Foundation Dustin Poirier
What do you think about Israel Adesanya winning the Charles “Mask” Lewis Fighter of the Year Award? What do you think of the other winners? Let’s ring the pennation!
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Israel Adesanya was named Fighter of the Year at the World MMA Awards, revealing a complete list of winners
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