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MMA Scraps 2008 Awards

Knockout of the Year– Rashad Evans knocks out the legend Chuck Liddell at UFC 88.

Runner-Up: Josh Koscheck rearranges Yoshiyuki Yoshida’s brain cells at UFC Fight for the Troops.

Submission of the Year– Shinya Aoki pulls off a Gogaplata from the mount at DREAM 4 against Katsuhiko Nagata.

Runner-Up: Dustin Hazelett turns a whizzer into an armbar against Josh Burkman at the TUF 7 Finale.

Fight of the Year– Eddie Alvarez and Tatsuya Kawajiri trade bombs at DREAM 5.

Runner-Up: Eddie Alvarez and Joachim Hansen go the distance at DREAM 3 in an epic battle.

Beat Down of the Year- Ben Saunders gives Brandon Wolff the ass whooping of his life at UFC Fight for the Troops.
Runner-Up: Brock Lesnar destroys Heath Herring for 3 full rounds at UFC 87.

Easiest Prediction of the Year– Fedor Emelianenko Zulu’s Tim Sylvia at Affliction:Banned.

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Runner-Up: BJ Penn runs through Joe Stevenson at UFC 80.

Biggest Upset of the Year– Mike Brown shocks the MMA world by stopping Urijah Faber at WEC 36.

Runner-Up: Forrest Griffin beats Quinton Jackson in a close decision at UFC 86 to become the Light Heavyweight champion.

Best Almost Moment of the Year– Tito Ortiz comes oh so close to snatching victory out of the hands of Lyoto Machida in the final moments of the fight at UFC 84.


Best Up and Comer of the Year– Dustin Hazelett

Runner-Up: Shane Carwin

Biggest Suprise Fighter of the Year– Brock Lesnar

Runner-Up: Gegard Mousasi

Comeback Fighter of the Year
– Frank Mir

Runner-Up: Thiago Alves

Event of the Year– UFC 84: Ill Will

And… Fighter of the Year Goes to Rashad Evans for his destruction of Chuck Liddell and his dismantling of Forrest Griffin to win the 205lb championship.

Runners-Up: Kenny Florian, Georges St. Pierre and BJ Penn