Sportsnet's UFC Connected, which despite the name, still covers other fight organizations, awarded fights and fighters in the following categories in the year in review.
No surprise who fighter of the year is, but some choices for fights of year left me scratching my head.
Oh, and I'll do it just to be safe. I do spoil some fight results below.
Top 10 Fights
10. Diego Sanchez vs. Martin Kampmann, UFC Live, March 3
7. Clay Guida vs. Ben Henderson, UFC on FOX, November 12
3. Cheick Kongo vs. Pat Barry, UFC Live, June 26
Top 10 Fighters
10. Pat Curran, 3-1 - won Bellator Featherweight tournament
9. Donald Cerrone, 4-0 - includes a submission of the night, KO of the night and fight of the night
8. Michael Chandler, 4-0 - won Bellator Lightweight title
7. Anderson Silva, 2-0 - KO of the night and ninth title defense
5. Ben Henderson, 3-0 - fight of the night leading to title shot
4. Junior dos Santos, 2-0 - won UFC Heavyweight title
3. Frankie Edgar, 1-0-1 - retains UFC Lightweight title
2. Dan Henderson, 3-0 - won Strikeforce light heavyweight title, fight of the night leading to title shot.
Top 10 Submissions
9. Jon Jones puts Lyoto Machida to sleep at UFC 140
1. Frank Mir snaps Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera's arm at UFC 140.
Top 10 Knockouts
10. Junior dos Santos knocks out Cain Velasquez at UFC on FOX 1.
9. Chan Sung Jung takes seven seconds to knock out Mark Hominick at UFC 140.
6. Rafael Dos Anjos smashes George Sotiropolous at UFC 132.
5. Dan Henderson takes out Fedor Emelianenko at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson
4. John Makdessi's spinning back fist finds Kyle Watson's face at UFC 129.
2. Lyoto Machida goes karate kid on Randy Couture at UFC 129.
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