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Bloody Elbow 2012 Year-End Awards - Results

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As they say, all good things must come to an end. After eight categories and approximately 9.2 vigintillion votes, the 2012 Bloody Elbow Year-End Awards have drawn to a close. We've had some spirited debates, some amusing gifs, and some angry commenters complaining about what got left off (as usual). But unlike last year, no one got banned! See, thinking positive works!

Anyway, let's get onto the results.

Best Submission:

1. Charles Oliveira's calf slicer on Eric Wisely - 472 votes (24%)
2. Demian Maia chokes out Rick Story - 412 votes (21%)
3. Chan Sung Jung D'Arces Dustin Poirier 331 votes (16%)

Best Celebration:

1. Jose Aldo runs into the crowd, UFC 142 - 622 votes (80%)
2. Stephen Thompson's flip, UFC 143 0 70 votes (9%)
3. Marcus Brimage and Maximo Blanco tumble, UFC 145 - 40 botes (5%)

Best Feud:

1. Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen - 654 votes (47%)
2. Mark Hunt vs. The World - 212 votes (15%)
3. Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate - 188 votes (13%)

Best Comeback:

1. Tim Boetsch vs. Yushin Okami, UFC 144 - 694 votes (55%)
2. Martin Kampmann vs. Thiago Alves, UFC on FX 2 - 229 votes (19%)
3. Donald Cerrone vs. Melvin Guillard, UFC 150 - 148 votes (12%)

Biggest Upset:

1. Jamie Varner knocks out Edson Barboza, UFC 146 - 512 votes (43%)
2. Cung Le KO's Rich Franklin, UFC on Fuel 6 - 219 votes (18%)
3. Tim Boetsch stops Yushin Okami, UFC 144 - 210 votes (17%)

Best Fighter:

1. Matt Brown - 671 votes (33%)
2. Ben Henderson - 386 votes (22%)
3. Cain Velasquez - 316 votes (18%)

Best Knockout:

1. Edson Barboza on Terry Etim, UFC 142 - 905 votes (58%)
2. Cung Le on Rich Franklin, UFC on Fuel 6 - 121 votes (7%)
3. Johny Hendricks on Martin Kampmann - 112 votes (7%)

Best Fight:

1. Chan Sung Jung vs. Dustin Poirier, UFC on Fuel 3 - 366 votes (40%)
2. Jim Miller vs. Joe Lauzon, UFC 155 - 162 votes (17%)
3. Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva, UFC 153 - 143 votes (15%)