2012 Ohio MMA Awards voting roundup

Voting is still underway for the 2012 Ohio MMA Awards, and all awards have officially been announced. You can visit our Facebook page to vote for your favorites to win the awards, or you can click on the award titles below for a direct link to vote for the award. Once you vote, be sure to click “Like” on the OHMMA.com Facebook page to stay up-to-day on all Ohio MMA News.

ohio-mma-news-logo3The 2012 inaugural Ohio MMA Awards are presented by Ohio MMA News (www.ohmma.com) in conjunction with sponsor Intimidation Clothing. Awards are presented based on 50% fan vote and 50% vote of the staff of Ohio MMA News.

Voting will continue through Sunday, December 30 at 11:59pm, and all winners will be announced on Monday, December 31.

The awards and nominees:

2012 Ohio MMA Gym of the Year – Presented by Advanced Sports Labs
Evolve MMA
Jorge Gurgel Academy
Ronin Training Center
Strong Style MMA

2012 Ohio MMA Amateur Fighter of the Year – Presented by McKinney PR
Tim Dunn
Jerrell Hodge
Dominic Mazzotta
Fadi Shuman
Max Scoby
Stephen Singleton
Charles Stanford

2012 Ohio MMA Knockout of the Year – Presented by Intimidation Clothing
Brian Rogers over Vitor Vianna at Bellator 61
Kyle Cremeans over Jon Bunce at RFO Big Guns 10
Jerrell Hodge over Cody Garbrandt at Caged Vengeance 10
Nick Duell over Jay Buck at Caged Vengeance 12
Justin Woods over Rick Day at PurgatoryFS 08
Isaiah Chapman over Joe Wagner at Caged Fury 17
Tim Dunn over Larry Shuck at UVC 19

2012 Ohio MMA Submission of the Year – Presented by Ice Block Cooler
Kenny Jackson inverted triangle over Mike Putnam at Rock N Rumble 6
Jessica Eye standing arm triangle over Zoila Gurgel at Bellator 83
Jason Butcher Triangle over Duane Bastress at Bellator 71
Ronda Rousey armbar over Miesha Tate at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey
Dominic Mazzotta guillotine over Mike Velazquez at Fight Nite in the Flats 8

2012 Ohio MMA Ohio Event of the Year – Presented by Bernie Profato
UVC 20: Clash at the Coliseum
PurgatoryFS 08: Day vs. Woods
RFO Big Guns 11: Trukovich vs. Halsey
NAAFS: Night of Champions 2012

2012 Ohio MMA National Event of the Year – Presneted by ProFightingFans
Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey
Bellator 66: Alvarez vs. Aoki II
Bellator 78: Good vs. Tsarev

2012 Ohio MMA Fight of the Year – Presented by AVJ Communications
Fadi Shuman vs. Izzy William at Caged Vengeance 12
Brian Rogers vs. Andreas Spang at Bellator 66
Josh Killion vs. Matt Montalvo at PurgatoryFS 08
Sara McLeod vs. Amber Ignatowski at Fight Nite in the Flats 8
Frank Caraballo vs. Donny Walker at Bellator 66
Isaiah Chapman vs. Dustin Kempf at Bellator 66

2012 Ohio MMA Promotion of the Year – Presented by Geoff4Fitness
Purgatory Fight Series

2012 Ohio MMA National Fighter of the Year – Presented by Ohio MMA Radio
Matt Brown
Justin Edwards
Stipe Miocic
Brian Rogers
Daniel Straus

2012 Ohio MMA Pro Fighter of the Year – Presented by Intimidation Clothing
Josh Baker
Frank Caraballo
Isaiah Chapman
Jessica Eye
Joshua Killion

2012 Ohio MMA Story of the Year – Presented by CCR Photography
Jessica Eye’s upset over Zoila Gurgel
The Rise of Stipe Miocic
Dan Spohn vs. John Hawk Facebook beef
Daniel Straus wins Bellator Featherweight Tournament
Brandon Saling saga

For more on the 2012 Ohio MMA Awards, stay tuned to Ohio MMA News.