AXS TV’s “Inside MMA” hosts Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice have unveiled this year’s group of winners for their annual Bazzie Awards.
Several UFC fighters took home top honors, including Anthony Pettis for “Male Fighter of the Year”; Ronda Rousey for “Female Fighter of the Year” and Robbie Lawler for “Breakthough Fighter.” Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez won “Fight of the Year.”
However there were fighters who competed in smaller promotion that home awards. Holly Holm won the “Rising Star” category while Chinzo Machida was awarded “KO Kick of the Year” for his flying knee in his fight against Brian Wood.
The complete list of Bazzie Awards along with acceptance videos.
Female Fighter of the Year
Upset of the Year
Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva – UFC 162
KO Punch of the Year
Derrick Mehmen vs Rolles Gracie – WSOF 5
KO Kick of the Year
Chinzo Machida vs Brian Wood – RFA 11
Submission of the Year
Takuya Eizumi vs Teppei Masuda – Pancrase 250
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