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Holly Holm strikes it big at World MMA Awards


Holly Holm won four different awards at tonight’s World MMA Awards in Las Vegas. Holm was awarded Female Fighter of the Year, Upset of the Year, Knockout of the Year and Breakthrough Fighter of the Year.  The show was taped in Las Vegas for TV on FS 2 .  We’ll see if Ariel Helwani’s nice speech about me makes the cut.

Award winners:

Knockout of the Year: Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey

Media Source of the Year:

Submission of the Year: Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano

Fight of the Year: Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald

Coach of the Year: Rafael Cordeiro

Reporter of the Year: Ariel Helwani

Gym of the Year: Jackson/Winkeljohn

Leading Man: Dana White

Comeback of the Year: Eddie Alvarez vs. Gilbert Melendez

Trainer of the Year: Mike Dolce

Lifetime Achievement Award: Bruce Buffer

Promotion of the Year: UFC

Analyst of the Year: Dominick Cruz

Referee of the Year: John McCarthy

Upset of the Year: Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey

Best program: UFC Embedded

Breakthrough Fighter of the Year: Holly Holm

Ringcard Girl of the Year: Arianny Celeste (who in her speech said this was the silliest award)

Male Fighter of the Year: Conor McGregor, who cut a taped heel promo

Female Fighter of the Year: Holly Holm