The 2018 Heavies Awards - Event of the Year - WINNER: UFC 229

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Event of the Year

Poll closed Sunday at 12:06 PM.
  1. UFC 223: Khabib vs. Iaquinta

    1.1%
  2. UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2

    5.4%
  3. UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till

    3.3%
  4. UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor

    69.8%
  5. UFC on Fox 31: Lee vs Iaquinta 2

    2.2%
  6. UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2

    9.8%
  7. Rizin 14

    5.2%
  8. Other

    3.3%
  1. Lethal

    Lethal Forum Administrator Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    The 2018 Heavies Awards - Event of the Year
    Welcome to the 2018 Event of the Year (EOTY) Award!

    Nominees

    UFC 223: Khabib vs. Iaquinta
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    Marquee Fights:
    Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Al Iaquinta by Unanimous Decision
    Rose Namajunas def. Joanna Jędrzejczyk by Unanimous Decision
    Renato Moicano def. Calvin Kattar by Unanimous Decision
    Zabit Magomedsharipov def. Kyle Bochniak by Unanimous Decision
    Chris Gruetzemacher def. Joe Lauzon by TKO (Corner Stoppage) at R2 5:00




    UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2
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    Marquee Fights:
    Robert Whittaker def. Yoel Romero by Split Decision
    Colby Covington def. Rafael dos Anjos by Unanimous Decision
    Holly Holm def. Megan Anderson by Unanimous Decision
    Tai Tuivasa def. Andrei Arlovski by Unanimous Decision
    Mike Jackson def. Phil "CM Punk" Brooks by Unanimous Decision




    UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till

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    Marquee Fights:
    Tyron Woodley def. Darren Till by Submission (D'Arce Choke) at R2 4:19
    Jéssica Andrade def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz by KO (Punch) at R1 1:58
    Zabit Magomedsharipov def. Brandon Davis by Submission (Suloev Stretch) at R2 3:46
    Jimmie Rivera def. John Dodson by Unanimous Decision
    Abdul Razal Alhassan def. Niko Price by KO (Punch) at R1 0:43



    UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor

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    Marquee Fights:
    Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Conor McGregor by Submission (Neck Crank) at R4 3:03
    Tony Ferguson def. Anthony Pettis by TKO (Corner Stoppage) at R2 5:00
    Dominick Reyes def. Ovince Saint Preux by Unanimous Decision
    Derrick Lewis def. Alexander Volkov by KO (Punches) at R3 4:49
    Michelle Waterson def. Felice Herrig by Unanimous Decision



    UFC on Fox 31: Lee vs Iaquinta 2

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    Marquee Fights:
    Al Iaquinta def. Kevin Lee by Unanimous Decision
    Edson Barboza def. Dan Hooker by KO (Punch to the Body) at R3 2:19
    Rob Font def. Sergio Pettis by Unanimous Decision
    Charles Oliveira def. Jim Miller by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at R1 1:15




    UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2

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    Marquee Fights:
    Jon Jones def. Alexander Gustafsson by TKO (Punches) at R3 2:02
    Amanda Nunes def. Cris Cyborg by KO (Punch) at R1 0:51
    Michael Chiesa vs Carlos Condit by Submission (Kimura) at R2 0:56
    Corey Anderson def. Ilir Latifi by Unanimous Decision
    Alexander Volkanovski def. Chad Mendes by TKO (Punches) at R2 4:14




    Rizin 14

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    Marquee Fights:
    Floyd Mayweather def. Tenshin Nasukawa by TKO (Corner Stoppage) at R1 2:19
    Kyoji Horiguchi def. Darrion Caldwell by Submission (Guillotine Choke) at R3 1:19
    Ayaka Hamasaki def. Kanna Asakura by Submission (Armbar) at R2 4:34
    Jiri Prochazka def. Brandon Halsey by Submission (Punches) at R1 6:30
    Gabi Garcia def. Barbara Nepomuceno by Submission (Keylock) at R1 2:39
    Damien Brown def. Daron Cruickshank by Submission (Guillotine Choke) at R1 4:19
     
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  2. Reach4theSky

    Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    Gotta go with the one that gave me the most joy..

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  3. Fox2twenty

    Fox2twenty @fox2twenty

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    Yep. 229
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  4. Espresso

    Espresso Khabib, "The mad, backwards kunt"

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  5. tommi462

    tommi462 Purple Belt

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    I liked 231 too, but voted for 229. Didn't want to vote for "other".

    228 pretty good too.
     
  6. MartiniSIDe

    MartiniSIDe Orange Belt

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    I've voted for 228 since I knew no one was going to vote for it and it deserve some love.

    That card was labeled as shit and every fight delivered. Some crazy fights, great ko and 2 crazy subs + TWood most dominant performance.
     
  7. Post 2 Decision

    Post 2 Decision Black Belt

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    How can it not be kebab/conor?


    Any other vote might be a misclick
     
  8. Sano

    Sano Black Belt

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    Pretty poor selection.
     
  9. Mortal Wombat

    Mortal Wombat Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Watching the Eagle fly was classic
     
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  10. qw3rty

    qw3rty WAMMA Belt

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    229 is gonna crash this poll with ease
     
  11. sapporo ichiban

    sapporo ichiban Black Belt

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  12. 315MMAFighter

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

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    That .gif is pure fkn gold. Also, that card was most certainly story of the year & I can't think of anything else that beats it
     
  13. 315MMAFighter

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

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    That kick Tenshin threw in that promo poster is sick as fuqqqq
     
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  14. DonCarlos

    DonCarlos Green Belt

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    Honestly, all of the picks are pretty.... meh.

    UFC 231 or UFC on Fox 30 imo. Honorable mention for KSW 43.
     
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  15. Chas

    Chas Blood Bath and Beyond

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    Come on....Khabib/Conor was the most talked about, hyped MMA event in years, by far. Anyone voting for something else is just being intentionally contrarian, or just wants to show some love for 2nd place.
     
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  16. in the liver

    in the liver Picogram Whore

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    229 had that pettis vs ferguson masterpiece, a near-riot, black beasts awesome comeback against volkov, and thats before you count anything that happened during the main event
     
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  17. Jordan3399

    Jordan3399 Blue Belt

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    Fox 30 and 31 were great as was UFC 231.

    So many PPV's are overrated cause they had biggest names but the fights themselves were just kinda mediocre.
     
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  18. 315MMAFighter

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    Jon "Turanibones" Jones vs Poor Gus was a horrible way to the end the year imho
     
  19. MikalP

    MikalP Brown Belt

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    Man, this makes it seem like 2018 sucked and I thought I remembered it being pretty good
     
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  20. Kaybee

    Kaybee C’est La Vie

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    Lots of weak contenders IMO; 229 runs away with this.

    I know BB-Ngannou was god-awful, but 226 is probably my #2 event of the year

    DC-Stipe with the KO and crazy Brock theatrics afterwards
    Platinum-Felder was a war
    Roundtree absolutely starches Saki
    Showtime had a hype submission over Chiesa that pretty much everyone outside of Chiesa's family loved seeing
    Costa KO's Hall
     
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