VOTING OPENS FOR THE 2020 AMATEUR MMA AWARDS

London: Voting commences today for the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation’s third annual Amateur MMA Awards

Held online this year in the wake of the global pandemic, the prestigious black-tie event will take place on Friday 11 December to celebrate achievements across amateur mixed martial arts of IMMAF athletes, coaches, officials and National Federations during the period spanning November 2019 to October 2020.

The winner of the category will be decided by member vote, with one vote per National Federation: Private links to vote on polys.me have been emailed out to federation presidents today (1 December), with voting closing on 4 December.

See the complete list of nominees below:

BEST FEMALE ATHLETE

Watch: Best Female Athlete Nominees | 2020 IMMAF Amateur MMA Awards

  • Michelle Montague (New Zealand)
  • Bezhan Mahmudi (Sweden)
  • Bianca Antman (Sweden)
  • Sabrina Laurentina De Sousa (Bahrain)
  • Guangmei Han (China)
  • Anastasiya Svetkivska (Ukraine)

BEST MALE ATHLETE

Watch: Best Male Athlete Nominees | 2020 IMMAF Amateur MMA Awards

  • Murtaza Talha Ali (Bahrain)
  • Ramazan Gitinov (Bahrain)
  • Bagdat Zhubanysh (Kazakhstan)
  • Ata Atdayev (Ukraine)
  • Gadzhimurad Bagautdinov (Russia)

BEST JUNIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Watch: Best Junior Athlete | 2020 IMMAF Amateur MMA Awards

  • Muhammad Mokaev (England)
  • Gani Adilserikov (Kazakhstan)
  • Anna Gaul (Germany)
  • Murad Guseinov (Bahrain

BEST PERFORMANCE (OF THE 2019 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS/ 2020 OCEANIA OPEN)

Watch: Best Performance Nominees | 2020 IMMAF Amateur MMA Awards

  • Yernaz Mussabek (Kazakhstan)
  • Stephanie Paige Evans (Wales)
  • Sora Rakhmonova (Kazakhstan)
  • Michelle Montague (New Zealand)
  • Ramazan Gitinov (Bahrain)

OTHER AWARDS

In addition to the awards determined by member votes, other awards given on the night decided by panel decision or data, are:

  • Most Proactive National Federation
  • Host Federation of the Year
  • Social Impact Award
  • Best on Social Media Award 2020
  • Best IMMAF Educator Award (Most Active National Federation in implementing the IMMAF grading scheme in 2020)
  • IMMAF App Award (for Best National Federation in use of the IMMAF App in 2020)
  • Best National Federation for MMA Coaching (Most active National Federation in implementing IMMAF Coach Certification Program)
  • IMMAF Anti-doping Award (for achievement of the highest number of WADA ADeL certifications)
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