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Fentry
Mar 7, 2003

ain't no bitch

Fight of the Year
Zabit Magomedshapirov vs Kyle Bochniak, UFC 223
Alex Oliveira vs Carlos Condit, UFC on FOx 29
Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje, UFC on Fox 29

Knockout of the Year
Aaron Pico vs Shane Kruchten, Liver Shot, Bellator 192
Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold, Punches, UFC 221
Kevin Wirth vs Isaiah Gutierrez, Superkick, LFA 33
Bryan Ortega vs Frankie Edgar, Uppercut, UFC 222
Gilbert Burns vs Dan Moret, Punches, UFC on Fox 29
Siyar Bahadurzada vs Luan Chagas, Body Kick and Punch, UFC Fight Night 128


Submission of the Year
Tyson Pedro vs Saparbek Safarov, Kimura, UFC 221
Paul Craig vs Magomed Ankalaev, Triangle Choke, UFC Fight Night 127
Danny Henry vs Hakeem Dawodu, Guillotine Choke, UFC Fight Night 127
Adam Wierczorek vs Arjan Singh Bhullar, Omoplata, UFC on Fox 29
Alex Oliveira vs Carlos Condit, Guillotine Choke, UFC on Fox 29

Performance of the year
Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje, UFC on Fox 29

2018's Fights Where We, The Viewer are the Winner (Honorable Mention Fights of the Year)
Jan Blacowicz vs Jimi Manuwa, UFC Fight Night 127

Round of the Year
Thiago Santos vs Anthony Smith, Round 1, UFC Fight Night 125
Alex Oliveira vs Carlos Condit, Round 2, UFC on Fox 29

Upset of the Year

Comeback of the Year
Paul Craig vs Magomed Ankalaev, UFC Fight Night 127

Event of the Year
UFC on Fox 29

Worst Event of the Year
UFC 222: Cyborg vs Kunitskaya

Worst Fight of the Year
Chael Sonnen vs Quentin Jackson, Bellator 192

The Gilbert Yvel Award for Foul of the Year
Li Jiangling's horrific eye gouging vs Jake Matthews, UFC 221
Hector Lombard's late hit after the bell vs CB Dollaway which resulted in a DQ loss, UFC 221

The Big Dan/Lil Kim Award for Refereeing Incompetence
Valentina Shevchenko vs Priscila Cachoeira, UFC Fight Night 125: Referee Mario Yamasaki allows an absurd unnecessary beating before Cachoeira eventually tapped multiple times before getting Mario's attention

The Edmund Tarverdyan Catchall Coaching, Cornering, and Gameplanning Incompetence Award
Andre Soukhamthath vs Sean O'Malley for refusing to just stand up and force O'Malley to stand up, which he literally couldn't. O'Malley spent the entire postfight on the ground screaming in agony. UFC 222

The Joe Silva Baby Come Back Award for Questionable Booking
Valentina Shevchenko vs Priscila Cachoeira, UFC Fight Night 125
Cyborg Justino vs Yana Kunitskaya, UFC 222

The Jon Jones Award for Self Destruction(Worst Career Move)
JON JONES AGAIN
Conor McGregor's pre UFC 223 Rampage

The Kimbo vs DADA 5000 Memorial Award for Comedy in MMA
Conor McGregor's coke fueled rampage and the entire lead up to UFC 223


Additionally, the following awards should be considered as they are categories in our year end awards voting:
Breakout Fighter of the Year
Most Improved
Best Division
Most Overhyped/Underperformed

Fentry fucked around with this message at Apr 22, 2018 around 01:02

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Fentry
Mar 7, 2003

ain't no bitch

Finally got this years thread up, feel free to post anything cool from this year

wilderthanmild
Jun 21, 2010

Posting shit


Grimey Drawer

Should probably also mention that Mario made Cacheoira twice as he ignored her first tap.

LobsterMobster
Oct 29, 2009

"I was being quiet and trying to be a good boy but he dialed the right combination to open the throw-down vault and it was on."

"Walter Foxx is ten times brighter than your bulb at the bottom of the tree merry xmas"


KO of the Year

Yoel Romero, PAWNCH vs Luke Rockhold, UFC 221

Post-fight of the Year

Yoel smooching Rockhold, UFC 221

Memento
Aug 25, 2009





LobsterMobster posted:

KO of the Year

Yoel Romero, PAWNCH vs Luke Rockhold, UFC 221

Post-fight of the Year

Yoel smooching Rockhold, UFC 221

For posterity:

https://i.imgur.com/bo2blqT.gifv

I'll throw up Sub of the Year: Tyson Pedro def. Saparbek Safarov (kimura) UFC 221, February 10th.

https://i.imgur.com/Z8JyRlb.mp4

Memento fucked around with this message at Feb 11, 2018 around 09:11

Brown Paper Bag
Nov 3, 2012



Came in to nominate Pedro for sub of the year. It's going to be hard to top.

LobsterMobster
Oct 29, 2009

"I was being quiet and trying to be a good boy but he dialed the right combination to open the throw-down vault and it was on."

"Walter Foxx is ten times brighter than your bulb at the bottom of the tree merry xmas"


KO of the Year

Kevin Wirth vs Isaiah Gutierrez, superkick, LFA 33

https://twitter.com/JBNeverDies/sta...688333933895680

https://twitter.com/JBNeverDies/sta...688560732467201

LobsterMobster
Oct 29, 2009

"I was being quiet and trying to be a good boy but he dialed the right combination to open the throw-down vault and it was on."

"Walter Foxx is ten times brighter than your bulb at the bottom of the tree merry xmas"


Post fight interview

Derrick Lewis, UFC Fight Night 126

"Shout out to my wife, I'm goin deep tonight"

*immediate cut to Nate Diaz about to spark up*

Jerusalem
May 20, 2004

Anybody remotely interesting is mad in some way or another.


Derrick Lewis surviving that fight and then winning it must be up there for Comeback of the Year too. That ruled.

Memento
Aug 25, 2009





The Gilbert Yvel Award for Foul of the Year

The Big Dan/Lil Kim Award for Refereeing Incompetence


Nominating Li Jiangling eye gouging Jake Matthews from UFC 221 for both of these. He was knuckle deep in both eyes, and the referee was all "Hmm, let's see where this goes. Well, I guess Jake won't see where it goes lol"

Jerusalem
May 20, 2004

Anybody remotely interesting is mad in some way or another.


Yeah that was gross and terrifying and the referee's incompetence was staggering.

CommonShore
Jun 6, 2014




Aha I missed that this year's thread was up!

Uhhh nomination nomination....

Worst Booking Decision: UFC 222 - Cyborg vs Yana; gets extra points for being a headliner on a PPV.

Lid
Feb 18, 2005

Rap terrorist, terrorise, tear it up
Brought gas and the matches to flare it up
Militant Michael might go psycho
On any ally or rival
Born Black, that's dead on arrival
My job is to fight for survival
In spite of these #AllLivesMatter-ass white folk


Comedy in MMA

JON JONES

LobsterMobster
Oct 29, 2009

"I was being quiet and trying to be a good boy but he dialed the right combination to open the throw-down vault and it was on."

"Walter Foxx is ten times brighter than your bulb at the bottom of the tree merry xmas"


Lid posted:

Comedy in MMA

JON JONES

he might get the Career Self-Destruction award again for his terrible CSAC showing

Lid
Feb 18, 2005

Rap terrorist, terrorise, tear it up
Brought gas and the matches to flare it up
Militant Michael might go psycho
On any ally or rival
Born Black, that's dead on arrival
My job is to fight for survival
In spite of these #AllLivesMatter-ass white folk


Comedy in MMA

https://streamable.com/zjfam

CommonShore
Jun 6, 2014




Might as well nominate Hector Lombard for an eggregious late strike KO/DQ vs CB Dolloway at UFC 222 as the Foul of the Year

because it created great results, not because it was the most eggregious, namely an unconscious CB dolloway, a DQed and crying Hector Lombard, and this picture:



Like, that's a loving quality foul.

Lid
Feb 18, 2005

Rap terrorist, terrorise, tear it up
Brought gas and the matches to flare it up
Militant Michael might go psycho
On any ally or rival
Born Black, that's dead on arrival
My job is to fight for survival
In spite of these #AllLivesMatter-ass white folk


worst card of the year

ufc 222

i dont think edgar v t-city can save this

Lid
Feb 18, 2005

Rap terrorist, terrorise, tear it up
Brought gas and the matches to flare it up
Militant Michael might go psycho
On any ally or rival
Born Black, that's dead on arrival
My job is to fight for survival
In spite of these #AllLivesMatter-ass white folk


The Edmund Tarverdyan Catchall Coaching, Cornering, and Gameplanning Incompetence Award

Andre Soukhamthath FOR LOSING TO A ONE LEGGED MAN BECAUSE HE REFUSED TO BACK OFF AND LET HIM STAND UP

Digital Jedi
May 28, 2007

Wow....that feels good



Fallen Rib

Best post fight interview

UFC 222
Rogan interviewing O'Malley while he is lying on back in agony.

Memento
Aug 25, 2009





Lid posted:

worst card of the year

ufc 222

i dont think edgar v t-city can save this

it can't

the only thing that could have saved 222 from a nomination was Cyborg losing

Digital Jedi
May 28, 2007

Wow....that feels good



Fallen Rib

The Jon Jones Award for Self Destruction(Worst Career Move)
Conor McGregor coked fueled rampage at the Barclays Center for UFC 223 that ended up with 3 fights being cancelled and him in jail

Lloyd Boner
Oct 11, 2009

Yes officer, my name is Victoria Sonnen...berg

Also comedy in MMA for the entire week of UFC 223

rare Magic card l00k
Jan 3, 2011

Me uni a la Revolucion #RXT


el sabe ...


Upset of the Year
Conor McGregor vs. UFC 223

The Jon Jones Award for Self Destruction(Worst Career Move)
Conor McGregor coked fueled rampage at the Barclays Center for UFC 223 that ended up with 3 fights being cancelled and him in jail

The Kimbo vs DADA 5000 Memorial Award for Comedy in MMA
UFC 223

Aye Doc
Jul 19, 2007

my name is john carter



seconding Conor vs. UFC 223 as Upset of the Year

also nominating it for KO of the Year

Jerusalem
May 20, 2004

Anybody remotely interesting is mad in some way or another.


Digital Jedi posted:

The Jon Jones Award for Self Destruction(Worst Career Move)
Conor McGregor coked fueled rampage at the Barclays Center for UFC 223 that ended up with 3 fights being cancelled and him in jail

I'm quoting this so I won't forget it, but also how the gently caress could I ever forget this magical, insane time?

Josuke Higashikata
Mar 7, 2013

No need to apologise when I am right, like usual.





I don't want Tony Ferguson injuring himself by wearing sunglasses indoors to be forgotten in all of this.

Not sure for the category, it'd fit many and win none considering this week none but for posterity's sake.

exploded mummy
Sep 10, 2008

So, so you think you can tell
Heaven from hell
Blue skies from pain
Can you tell a green field
From a cold steel rail?

- Incubus



Doctor Rope

Aye Doc posted:

seconding Conor vs. UFC 223 as Upset of the Year

also nominating it for KO of the Year

hell same

CommonShore
Jun 6, 2014




The NYSAC weighing Iaquinta's panties needs to go in for Comedy in MMA


It also means that UFC 223 gets a nomination for Card of the Year

CommonShore
Jun 6, 2014




FOTY - UFC 223 - Kyle Bochniak vs Zabit Magomedshapirov

Digital Jedi
May 28, 2007

Wow....that feels good



Fallen Rib

UFC 223 FOTY: Zabit vs Bochniak

Tezcatlipoca
Sep 18, 2009
https://i.imgur.com/xhkDqVS.jpg

Goons are trash and a putrid forum culture is the reason why nobody new registers. At best you're 30+ year old failed twitter "comedians" and tolerate this pig because he has the same normie sports hobby as you do.


Comedy moment: Bochniak literally eating punches with chewing and all.

LobsterMobster
Oct 29, 2009

"I was being quiet and trying to be a good boy but he dialed the right combination to open the throw-down vault and it was on."

"Walter Foxx is ten times brighter than your bulb at the bottom of the tree merry xmas"


KO of the Year

Gilbert Burns vs Dan Moret, punches, UFC on Fox Poirier vs Gaethje

Sub of the Year

Adam Wierczorek vs Arjan Singh Bhullar, omoplata, UFC on Fox Poirier vs Gaethje

Bluedeanie
Jul 20, 2008

It's no longer a blue world, Max. Where could we go?



Foty Condit Cowboy Oliveira

Roty r2 Condit Cowboy Oliveira

Doty Cowboy Oliveira subs Carlos Condit

mewse
May 2, 2006





CommonShore posted:

FOTY - UFC 223 - Kyle Bochniak vs Zabit Magomedshapirov

Digital Jedi posted:

UFC 223 FOTY: Zabit vs Bochniak

3rded

Aye Doc
Jul 19, 2007

my name is john carter



Fight of the Year: Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje, UFC on Fox 29

Marching Powder
Mar 8, 2008

duckin 4 cover lol. u don't get to see the good fight b*tch



Aye Doc posted:

Fight of the Year: Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje, UFC on Fox 29

also comeback of the year, performance of the year, sick stinkyhole of the year

CommonShore
Jun 6, 2014




Because it has two nominations for Fight of the Year, one for Knockout of the Year, and one for Submission of the year, I'm going to nominate...

UFC on Fox: Poirier vs. Gaethje as Card of the Year.

Dan Didio
Apr 6, 2009

OMG!! WeareSOawesome!!



Marching Powder posted:

also comeback of the year, performance of the year, sick stinkyhole of the year

Jerusalem
May 20, 2004

Anybody remotely interesting is mad in some way or another.


Knockout of the Year:

Siyar "The Great" Bahadurzada vs Luan "Tarzan" Chagas - UFC Fight Night 128 - this may technically count as TWO knockouts?

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LobsterMobster
Oct 29, 2009

"I was being quiet and trying to be a good boy but he dialed the right combination to open the throw-down vault and it was on."

"Walter Foxx is ten times brighter than your bulb at the bottom of the tree merry xmas"


Fight of the Year: Simon vs Dvalishvili, even without the weirdness of the finish

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