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Big Winners Announced at 2010 Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards

December 2, 2010 by  

Annie Stanley and Randy Couture
The 3rd annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards took place inside The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort on Wednesday night (Pictured above: Annie Stanley and Randy Couture – Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com)

The show, which was hosted by actor and UFC legend Randy Couture and included a performance by Las Vegas headliners Recycled Percussion, featured awards from 20 categories that celebrated all that is MMA.

Angelica Bridges

Angelica Bridges

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Awards included Best Promotion of the Year (winner – UFC), Breakthrough Fighter of the Year (winner – Jon “Bones” Jones) and Fighter of the Year (winner – Jose Aldo).

Celebrity fans including Steve-O, Tom Sizemore, Tila Tequila, Jonathan Lipnicki, Karina Smirnoff, Brad Penny, Jerry Rice and Mike Epps also showed their support by attending and presenting awards alongside industry leaders. Fans and winners then celebrated with an after party at Palms’ Playboy Club which was hosted by Ring Girl of the Year winner for two years in a row, Arianny Celeste.

Arianny Celeste

Arianny Celeste

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

For those who missed the live action, the Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards will air on sports-focused network Versus (channel 38 on Cox Communications) Thursday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. PST/10 p.m. EST.

Fighters Only will continue to bring fans unique access to fighters in the world of MMA when they launch their new iPad app which will debut in January and feature in-depth coverage of the awards show.

Tito Ortiz and Jenna Jameson

Tito Ortiz and Jenna Jameson

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Wanderlei Silva

Wanderlei Silva

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Amber Nichole

Amber Nichole

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Tila Tequila

Tila Tequila

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Steve O

Steve O

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Tom Sizemore

Tom Sizemore

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Bobby Lee

Bobby Lee

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Rick Harrison

Rick Harrison

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Brittany Palmer

Brittany Palmer

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Charisma Carpenter

Charisma Carpenter

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Jerry Rice

Jerry Rice

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Kristina Sage and Jonathan Lipnicki

Kristina Sage and Jonathan Lipnicki

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Chumlee

Chumlee

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Lorena Peril

Lorena Peril

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

MC Hammer

MC Hammer

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Recycled Percussion

Recycled Percussion

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Karina Smirnoff

Karina Smirnoff

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Karina Smirnoff and Brad Penny

Karina Smirnoff and Brad Penny

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Christine Santos

Christine Santos

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Molly Qerim

Molly Qerim

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Bryan Callen

Bryan Callen

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

George Sotiropoulos and wife Cliona Sotiropoulos

George Sotiropoulos and wife Cliona Sotiropoulos

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Jason "Mayhem" Miller

Jason "Mayhem" Miller

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Tom Lawlor

Tom Lawlor

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Vitor Belfort and family

Vitor Belfort and family

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Zoila Frausto

Zoila Frausto

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Lacey Jones

Lacey Jones

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Natalie Skyy

Natalie Skyy

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

Big B

Big B

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com.

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