MMA Junkie’s 2021 awards: A complete list of winners

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The MMA Junkie staff came together to hand out 15 awards for the 2021 calendar year. Congratulations to all the winners. The complete list can be seen below.

Male Fighter of the Year: Kamaru Usman

Female Fighter of the Year: Julianna Peña

Knockout of the Year: Sergio Pettis def. Kyoji Horiguchi

Submission of the Year: Andre Muniz def. Ronaldo Souza

Fight of the Year: Justin Gaethje def. Michael Chandler

Breakout Fighter of the Year: Giga Chikadze

Event of the Year: UFC 261

Coach of the Year: Trevor Wittman

Gym of the Year: Xtreme Couture

Newcomer of the Year: Raush Manfio

Under-the-Radar Fighter of the Year: Andre Muniz

Comeback Fighter of the Year: Chris Curtis

Upset of the Year: Julianna Pena def. Amanda Nunes

Robbery of the Year: Gleison Tibau def. Rory MacDonald

Comeback of the Year: Sergio Pettis def. Kyoji Horiguchi

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