2014 Fight News Australia MMA Award Winners

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Voting for the 2014 Fight News Australia MMA Awards wrapped up at midnight Monday. Over 10,000 votes were cast across the seven categories over the week long voting period.

Congratulations to all the winners, as well as all who were nominated for their 2014 efforts. The winners are divided into two groups. Firstly, fan’s choice winners – which were decided by your vote. The top three nominees that received the most votes are listed, with number 1 being the winner. Also, panel’s choice winners – which were decided by the 2014 MMA media panel’s majority picks. This year’s media panel comprised of Dave Mac and Nate Gielis from the This Week in MMA podcast, Neil Rooke from Combat Press, and Fight News Australia writers Michael Job, Chris and Mike.

A detailed look at the 2014 nominees can be found here.

 

AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL FIGHTER OF 2014

FAN’S CHOICE:

  1. Mark Hunt
  2. Jake Matthews
  3. Hector Lombard

PANEL’S CHOICE:

  • Mark Hunt

 

AUSTRALIAN DOMESTIC MALE FIGHTER OF 2014

FAN’S CHOICE:

  1. Alex Volkanovski
  2. Nick Patterson
  3. Corey Nelson

PANEL’S CHOICE:

  • Alex Volkanovski

 

AUSTRALIAN FEMALE FIGHTER OF 2014

FAN’S CHOICE:

  1. Jessy Rose-Clark
  2. Bec Rawlings
  3. Megan Anderson

PANEL’S CHOICE:

  • Jessy Rose-Clark

 

AUSTRALIAN BREAKTHROUGH FIGHTER OF 2014

FAN’S CHOICE:

  1. Jordan Lucas
  2. Luke Morris
  3. Anton Zafir

PANEL’S CHOICE:

  • Rob Wilkinson

 

AUSTRALIAN DOMESTIC FIGHT OF 2014

FAN’S CHOICE:

  1. Jessy Rose-Clark vs Rhiannon Thompson – Roshambo 3
  2. Jamie Mullarkey vs Joshua Pecastaing – Brace 26
  3. Adrian Rodriguez vs Shane Young 1 – XFC 20

PANEL’S CHOICE:

  • Adrian Rodriguez vs Shane Young 1 – XFC 20

 

AUSTRALIAN DOMESTIC KNOCKOUT OF 2014

FAN’S CHOICE:

  1. Alex Volkanovski def Rodolfo Marques via KO (Punch), Rd 1, 3:41 – AFC 9
  2. Jordan Cameron def Luke Catubig via KO (Spinning Back Elbow), Rd 1 – Hex FS 1
  3. Ben Nguyen def Julian Rabaud via KO (Punch), Rd 1, 0:25 – Nitro 11

PANEL’S CHOICE:

  • Jordan Cameron def Luke Catubig via KO (Spinning Back Elbow), Rd 1 – Hex FS 1

 

AUSTRALIAN DOMESTIC SUBMISSION OF 2014

FAN’S CHOICE:

  1. Ben Quarmby def James Klingner via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Rd 1, 0:33 – XFC 21
  2. Gustavo Falciroli def Kai Kara-France via Submission (Brabo Choke), Rd 1, 4:55 – AFC 9
  3. Rob Wilkinson def Kitt Campbell via Submission (Triangle Choke), Rd 1, 1:32 – Brace 27

PANEL’S CHOICE:

  • Gustavo Falciroli def Kai Kara-France via Submission (Brabo Choke), Rd 1, 4:55 – AFC 9
FNA Staff