Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 | 10:55 p.m.
The 2010 World MMA Awards took place inside The Pearl at The Palms on Wednesday.
Guests of honor included UFC President Dana White, actor Pauly Shore, actor Mike Epps, MTV star Steve-O, reality actress Angel Porrino and former NFL wide receiver Jerry Rice, among others.
The show honors standout performances and companies in mixed martial arts during the past year. It’s hosted by Fighters Only magazine and all voting is fan-based.
It will re-air on the VERSUS network at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Dec. 9.
Below is a list of the night’s winners.
Referee of the Year: Herb Dean
Best Technical Clothing Brand: Bad Boy
Best Technical Equipment Brand: Everlast
Best Lifestyle Clothing Brand: Tapout
Media Source of the Year: MMAjunkie.com
Best Promotion: UFC
Gym of the Year: Wand Fight Team
MMA Journalist of the Year: Ariel Helwani
Coach of the Year: Greg Jackson
Ring Girl of the Year: Arianny Celeste
Leading Man of the Year: Dana White
Most Memorable Ring Entrance: Jason "Mayhem" Miller
Submission of the Year: Fabricio Werdum vs. Fedor Emelianenko
Knockout of the Year: Mauricio "Shogun" Rua vs. Lyoto Machida
International Fighter of the Year: Alistair Overeem
Breakthrough Fighter of the Year: Jon Jones
Fight of the Year: Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen; UFC 117
Outstanding Contribution to MMA: Randy Couture
Female Fighter of the Year: Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos
Charles "Mask" Lewis Fighter of the Year: Jose Aldo