2011 WMMA Award Winners Announced – Part 1

Posted: December 29, 2011 in Uncategorized

Today on the Wombat Podcast, MarQ Piocos and Katrina Belcher announced the first winners of the 2011 WMMA Awards. The remaining winners will be announced on Friday and Saturday’s Podcast. Be sure and check out the official WMMA Awards website for the awards schedule. (click here)

Knockout of the Year Winner – Heather Clark

Nominees:
Amanda Nunes defeats Julia Budd by KO (Punches) at 0:14 of round 1
Heather Clark defeats April Coutino by KO (Punch) at 0:10 of round 1
Sheila Gaff defeats Hanna Sillen by KO (Punches) at 0:08 of round 1
Cat Zingano defeats Takayo Hashi by KO (Slam) at 4:42 of round 3
Holly Holm defeats Jan Finney by KO (Kick To The Body) at 2:49 of round 3
Anna Barone defeats Charmaine Tweet by KO (Punches) at 0:18 of round 1

Heather Clark vs April Coutino Video

Promotion of the Year Winner – Jewels

Nominees:
Bellator Fighting Championships
BlackEye Promotions
Cage Warriors Fighting Championship
Evolution Combat Sports Championship
Jewels
North American Allied Fight Series
Strikeforce
Tuff-N-Uff

Headline of the Year Winner – Zuffa Purchases Rival Strikeforce

Nominees:
Zuffa Purchases Rival Strikeforce
Zuffa Releases Marloes Coenen, Coenen Joins BlackEye Promotions
Zuffa Re-Signs Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos
Ronda Rousey Goes 4-0, Calls Out Miesha Tate
Strikeforce Lives, New Deal Signed With Showtime

Female Strawweight (106) of the Year Winner – Naho Sugiyama

Nominees:
Kikuyo Ishikawa (2-1 in 2011)
Yukiko Seki (3-1 in 2011)
Naho Sugiyama (4-0 in 2011)
Misaki Takimoto (2-2 in 2011)

Female Flyweight (115) of the Year Winner – Jessica Aguilar

Nominees:
Jessica Aguilar (1-0 at 115, 2-0 in 2011)
Seo Hee Ham (3-1 in 2011)
Ayaka Hamasaki (1-0 at 115, 2-0 in 2011)
Mei Yamaguchi (3-1 in 2011)

Female Super Flyweight (125) of the Year Winner – Barb Honchak

Nominees:
Aisling Daly (2-1 at 125, 3-1 in 2011)
Sheila Gaff (2-0 in 2011)
Barb Honchak (4-0 in 2011)
Marianna Kheyfets (2-0 in 2011)

*Listen to the winners accept their awards (click here)

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