Seventh Annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards to Premiere Nationally Wednesday, February 4 on FOX Sports 2. Awards ceremony celebrated the who’s who in MMA with a star-studded, black-tie event at The Venetian Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS – February 3, 2015 – Rob Hewitt, CEO, Fighters Only Magazine today announced that the Seventh Annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Awards, which just took place last week at the Venetian Las Vegas®, will premiere as a special program on FOX Sports 2 this Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 9 p.m., and re-air on FOX Sports Network.
In determining who takes home an Award, Fighters Only gives MMA fans around the world the voting power. For weeks prior to the event, fans were able to cast their votes across 22 categories for over 100 nominees online via the website www.WorldMMAAwards.com.
As the industry’s largest and most prestigious awards event, the strictly-black tie World MMA Awards have been held annually in Las Vegas since 2009.
Brian Stann, Silver Star-awarded Marine, former UFC fighter and current FOX Sports commentator and Nicole Dabeau, television personality, paired again for the second year in a row to host the 2015 World MMA Awards.
The seventh edition of the World MMA Awards saw the who’s who of the sport take the stage including UFC President Dana White, along with a host of celebrities including musician 8ky 6lu, Emilio Rivera of “Sons of Anarchy,” actress AnnaLynne McCord of “90210,” George Eads of “CSI,” Alan Ritchson of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” musician Joey Fatone, comedian Dov Davidoff, reality star Derrick Levasseur, former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco, singer and actress Pia Zadora, BMX pro Ricardo Laguna and DJ Ashba of Guns N Roses.
Among this year’s many Award categories was the Knockout of the Year (winner – Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson), Comeback of the Year (winner – Dominick Cruz) and Fight of the Year (winner – Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes).
Tune in this Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 9 p.m. on FOX Sports 2 to see the winners and all the action at The Seventh Annual World MMA Awards. The event will then re-air on the FOX Sports Network.