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The 2010s was an eventful decade and there was a lot that took place.

Just like MMA Freak releases bestow for every year, we here at MMA Freak have decided to bestow awards for the past decade as well.

Just like the 2019 MMA Freak Awards, the categories were voted on by both the staff here at MMA Freak and by you the fans.

That being said here are the various awards:

Top 10 Gyms of the 2010s

Honorable Mentions


Team Quest

Elevation Fight Team

Roufusport

AMC Pankration

Chute Boxe Academy


Top 10 Gyms of the 2010s

10) Blackzilians

9) Serra/Longo Competition Team

8) Tristar Gym

7) Black House

6) Nova União

5) Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

4) Team Alpha Male

3) American Kickboxing Academy

2) Jackson Wink MMA Academy

1) American Top Team


Top 10 Ring Girls of the 2010s

Honorable Mentions


Chrissy Blair (UFC/Strikeforce)

Rachelle Leah (UFC)

Jade Bryce (Invicta FC/Bellator MMA)


Top 10 Ring Girls of the 2010s

10) Alina Franzoi (UFC)

9) Camila Oliveira (UFC)

8) Desi Flores (Legacy Fighting Alliance)

7) Natasha Wicks (Invicta FC/UFC)

6) Jhenny Andrade (UFC)

5) Mercedes Terrell (Bellator MMA)

4) Michelle Waterson (Regional)

3) Vanessa Hanson (UFC)

2) Arianny Celeste (UFC)

1) Brittany Palmer (UFC/WEC)


Top 10 Promotions of the 2010s

Honorable Mentions


Xtreme Fighting Championships

Dream

Deep

Cage Fury Fighting Championships

CES MMA


Top 10 Promotions of the 2010s

10) Strikeforce

9) King of the Cage

8) Combate Americas

7) Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFC/RFA)

6) Rizin Fighting Federation

5) Professional Fighters League/World Series of Fighting

4) Invicta Fighting Championships

3) ONE Championship/ONE Fighting Championship

2) Bellator MMA/Bellator Fighting Championship

1) Ultimate Fighting Championship


Top 10 Upsets of the 2010s

Honorable Mentions


Rose Namajunas defeats Joanna Jędrzejczyk – UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre

Matt Mitrione defeats Fedor Emelianenko via knockout – Bellator NYC

Ryan Bader defeats Fedor Emelianenko via KO – Bellator 214: Fedor vs. Bader


Top 10 Upsets of the 2010s

10) Cody Garbrandt defeats Dominick Cruz – UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey

9) T.J. Dillashaw defeats Renan Barão via TKO – UFC 173: Barão vs. Dillashaw

8) Holly Holm defeats Ronda Rousey via knockout – UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm

7) Amanda Nunes defeats Cristiane Venâncio via knockout – UFC 232

6) Michael Bisping defeats Luke Rockhold – UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2

5) Conor McGregor defeats José Aldo via KO – UFC 194: Also vs. McGregor

4) Frankie Edgar defeats BJ Penn via unanimous decision – UFC 112: Invincible

3) Henry Cejudo defeats Demetrious Johnson via split decision – UFC 227

2) Fabrício Werdum subs Fedor Emelianenko – Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum

1) Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva via KO – UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman


Top 10 Male Fighters of the 2010s

Honorable Mentions


Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson

Brock Lesnar

Tito Ortiz

TJ Dillashaw

Ryan Bader

Fedor Emelianenko

Frankie Edgar

Donald Cerrone

Jorge Masvidal

Robbie Lawler

Tyron Woodley


Top 10 Male Fighters of the 2010s

10) Tony Ferguson

9) Paulo Costa

8) Israel Adesanya

7) Jairzinho Rozenstruik

6) Henry Cejudo

5) Conor McGregor

4) Daniel Cormier

3) Demetrious Johnson

2) Georges St-Pierre

1) Jon Jones


Top 10 Female Fighters of the 2010s

Honorable Mentions


Maycee Barber

Carla Esparza

Kayla Harrison

Sarah Kaufman

Miesha Tate

Michelle Waterson

Germain de Randamie


Top 10 Female Fighters of the 2010s

10) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane

9) Zhang Weili

8) Tatiana Suarez

7) Rose Namajunas

6) Joanna Jędrzejczyk

5) Valentina Shevchenko

4) Amanda Nunes

3) Julia Budd

2) Ronda Rousey

1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venâncio


Top 10 Moments of the 2010s

Honorable Mentions


Fall of Fedor Emelianenko

Fall of Anderson Silva

Record setting reign of and eventual fall of Demetrious Johnson

Jorge Masvidal sets fastest UFC knockout record


Top 10 Moments of the 2010s

10) Rise of ONE Championship

9) Rise of the double champion

8) Ups and downs of Jon Jones

7) Rise and fall of Strikeforce

6) Sale of the UFC for $4.2 billion

5) Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

4) Rise and fall of Ronda Rousey

3) UFC goes to Fox then to ESPN

2) Rise of Bellator MMA to legitimately challenge the UFC

1) Rise and fall of Conor McGregor


Top 10 Submissions of the 2010s

Honorable Mentions


Fabrício Werdum defeats Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira – UFC on Fuel TV 10

Randy Couture defeats James Toney via choke – UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2

Fabrício Werdum defeats Fedor Emelianenko – Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum

Sarah Kaufman defeats Morgan Frier via arm triangle choke – PFL 1 (2019)


Top 10 Submissions of the 2010s

10) Anderson Silva defeats Chael Sonnen via sub – UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen

9) Anthony Pettis defeats Gilbert Melendez – UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler 2

8) Charles Oliveira defeats Eric Wisely – UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis

7) Valentina Shevchenko defeats Julianna Peña via armbar – UFC on Fox 23

6) Kayla Harrison defeats Bobbi Jo Dalziel via armbar – PFL 7 (2019)

5) Demetrious Johnson defeats Kyoji Horiguchi via arm bar – UFC 186

4) Frank Mir defeats Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira via kimura – UFC 140

3) Jon Jones defeats Lyoto Machida via choke – UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida

2) Miesha Tate defeats Holly Holm via choke – UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz

1) Ronda Rousey defeats Miesha Tate by armbar – Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey


Top 10 Knockouts of the 2010s

Honorable Mentions


Jessica Rakoczy defeats Roxanne Modafferi – The Ultimate Fighter 18

Dan Henderson defeat Fedor Emelianenko – Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson

Jessica Andrade defeats Rose Namajunas – UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade

Sarah Kaufman defeats Roxanne Modafferi – Strikeforce Challengers 9

Jairzinho Rozenstruik defeats Alistair Overeem via KO – UFC on ESPN 7

Michael Page defeats Evangelista Santos via KO – Bellator 158: Daley vs. Lima


Top 10 Knockouts of the 2010s

10) Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva – UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman

9) Yoel Romero defeats Chris Weidman – UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor

8) Conor McGregor defeats José Aldo via KO – UFC 194: Also vs. McGregor

7) Douglas Lima defeats Michael Page – Bellator 221: Chandler vs. Pitbull

6) Emanuel Newton defeats Muhammed Lawal via knockout – Bellator 90

5) Lyoto Machida defeats Randy Couture – UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields

4) Anderson Silva defeats Vitor Belfort via KO – UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort

3) Holly Holm defeats Ronda Rousey via knockout – UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm

2) Jorge Masvidal defeats Ben Askren via knee – UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos

1) Valentina Shevchenko defeats Jessica Eye – UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes


Top 10 Fights of the 2010s

Honorable Mentions


Gilbert Melendez defeats Diego Sanchez – UFC 166: Velasquez vs. dos Santos 3

Justin Gaethje defeats Michael Johnson – The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale

Kamaru Usman defeats Colby Covington – UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington


Top 10 Fights of the 2010s

10) Eddie Alvarez defeats Michael Chandler via split decision – Bellator 106

9) Robbie Lawler defeats Johnny Hendricks – UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler 2

8) Amanda Nunes defeats Valentina Shevchenko via split decision – UFC 215

7) Robbie Lawler defeats Rory MacDonald – UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks

6) Mark Hunt draws Antonio Silva – UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot

5) Cub Swanson defeats Doo Ho Choi – UFC 206: Holloway vs. Pettis

4) Yair Rodriguez defeats Chan Sung Jung via knockout – UFC Fight Night 139

3) Jon Jones defeats Alexander Gustafsson – UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson

2) Dan Henderson defeats Maurício Rua via unanimous decision – UFC 139

1) Frankie Edgar draws (split) with Gray Maynard – UFC 125: Resolution
 
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