The nominations for the Fighters Only ‘World MMA Awards 2018’ have been announced, Rose Namajunas receives two nominations whilst several other champions from UFC, Bellator and ONE also received nominations.
The World MMA Awards are awards presented by Fighters Only magazine to honor exceptional performance in various aspects of mixed martial arts. Winners are presented with the Fighters Only silver statuette. The World MMA Awards are divided into over twenty categories. The first World MMA Awards ceremony was held in 2008. From their inception to the present, award winners have been chosen through online fan voting.It is the most prestigious and glamorous award event in the world of MMA with many seeing it as the Oscars of the sport.
Take a look at the female 2018 nominations below:
Female Fighter of the Year
– Julia Budd
– Angela Lee
– Ilima-Lei Macfarlane
– Cris Cyborg
– Rose Namajunas
Upset of the Year
– Martin Nguyen vs. Marat Gafurov: ONE Championship: Quest For Greatness
– Darren Elkins vs. Mirsad Bektic: UFC 209
– Brent Primus vs. Michael Chandler: Bellator 180
– Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jedrzjedzyk: UFC 217
– Zach Freeman vs. Aaron Pico: Bellator 180
You can cast your votes and take a look at the full list of nominations by clicking HERE.
The Fighter’s Only “World MMA Awards 2018” takes place on July 3 from the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Tickets for the prestigious ceremony can be purchased from TicketMaster. Broadcast details have not yet been announced but previously the ceremony has aired on FOX Sports 1 and the Versus network.
Fight fans, do you agree with the nominations? Who will you be voting for? Let us know in the comments section below.