Voting is underway for the 13th Annual World MMA Awards, and Kamaru Usman, Brandon Moreno, Yaroslav Amosov, Charles Oliveira, and Jan Blachowicz are up for the top honor.
Fighters Only Magazine is again hosting the annual awards, and a black-tie ceremony is tentatively planned for September pending on the state of the coronavirus pandemic.
Voting is underway at WorldMMAAwards.com and runs for four weeks.
The Charles “Mask” Lewis Fighter of the Year nominees include Usman, Moreno, Amosov, Oliveira, and Blachowicz. Female Fighter of the Year finalists include Mackenzie Dern, Kayla Harrison, Valentina Shevchenko, Rose Namajunas, and Manon Fiorot.
MMA Junkie (MMA Media Source of the Year) and John Morgan (MMA Journalist of the Year) were also finalists.
According to Fighters Only, a panel of MMA industry experts put together the list of award nominees. That expansive list includes: