The 2018 Heavies Awards - Breakout Fighter of the Year - WINNER: Israel Adesanya

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Breakout Fighter of the Year?

Poll closed Jan 9, 2019.
  1. Aaron Pico

    8.3%
  2. Anthony Smith

    11.1%
  3. Israel Adesanya

    60.7%
  4. Ray Cooper III

    1.7%
  5. Tatiana Suarez

    3.9%
  6. Zabit Magomedsharipov

    14.4%
  1. Danis_champ

    Danis_champ Purple Belt

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    Israel
    Tatiana
    Pico
    Smith

    In that order
     
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  2. Jedijiujitsu

    Jedijiujitsu Blue Belt

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    clearly israel, although pico getting another KO on that mousasi/macdonald card was definitely him emerging
     
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  3. paynebringer

    paynebringer Black Beast Silverback Ice Cold Steel Belt...♠♠♠

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    He looks like a ticker Matthew Mcconauhey

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  4. GiSP

    GiSP Blue Belt

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    There should almost always be an “other” option in almost any poll. But especially for one like this.
     
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  5. Better Every Day

    Better Every Day Jo Jo Calderwood avatar Platinum Member

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    People might assume that I'd automatically vote Tatiana because WMMA...
    But actually my vote is for Israel.
     
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  6. Inverse

    Inverse Ginger Belt Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I'm actually finding it hard to chose.
     
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  7. Inverse

    Inverse Ginger Belt Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Ahh, I am not the only one! :p
     
  8. MIC

    MIC Yellow Belt

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  9. VVarhead

    VVarhead Bullet Belt

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  10. 315MMAFighter

    315MMAFighter MąïȚře Đë Đəğåť§ - Pure Dominican, Platinum Member

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    Easily Adesanya wins this poll imo. The guy is on fire and he is going to DE-STROY mah boy Anderson Silva :-( . Anderson pulls this off somehow it'll be by SUB or KO but I just don't see it happening. War Israel Adesanya!!
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  11. 315MMAFighter

    315MMAFighter MąïȚře Đë Đəğåť§ - Pure Dominican, Platinum Member

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    He's straight murdering this poll , holy shite lol
     
  12. 315MMAFighter

    315MMAFighter MąïȚře Đë Đəğåť§ - Pure Dominican, Platinum Member

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    He definitely wins cheap shot of the century award!! & was awarded by getting KTFO'D

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  13. 315MMAFighter

    315MMAFighter MąïȚře Đë Đəğåť§ - Pure Dominican, Platinum Member

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    His range management is fkng spectacular
     
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  14. Thesnake101

    Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    From the ones that you listed, Adesanya easily.

    Why is Volkanovski not on the list though, is it because he was already a rated prospect by anyone that kept up with him?

    PS: Lol at Zabit being on there. Sure, he's hyped, but how can you suggest he's a breakout fighter when he's not faced good competition yet? Even saying that he's faced solid competition in the UFC would be a stretch.
     
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  15. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    I think a lot has to do with his win over mendes just a couple minutes ago so it hasn't sunk in yet about how impressive of a performance that really was.
     
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    where is alexander hernandez????
     
  17. Thesnake101

    Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    I'll admit that I'm heavily biased too, because I hopped in on that train when he dominated Kasuya in his debut.
     
  18. L0ki

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    Smith for sure.

    He established himself as the number 1 contender with 3 fights in 1 year.

    IMO Israel is nothing but a hype train.

    A W over Brunson does almost nothing.
     
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  19. Moin

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    Tatiana Suarez, she is the most sure bet of any of those fighters to become the champion. Possibly even Champ Champ.
     
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  20. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    The way she dominated Esparza and handled Grasso was more than impressive. Many have already crowned her the future champ because of those performances.
     
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