LFA Fans’ Choice Awards: Best of 2020

January 7, 2021 11:27 am.


LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Inside LFA host and LFA commentator Ron Kruck announced the winners for the LFA Fans’ Choice Awards that covered the best moments of 2020.

The eight categories were for the top Event, Photo, Knockout, Submission, Fight, Alum, Female Fighter, and Male Fighter during the 2020 calendar year.

Each category received thousands of votes and we want to thank all of the incredible nominees and fans who participated in the voting process.

Click HERE to watch the video of the announcement of the winners.

LFA Fans’ Choice Awards: Best of 2020

Event of the Year: LFA 80 (Albuquerque, NM)

Photo of the Year: Amy Kaplan (Vince Cachero honoring Kobe Bryant at LFA 81)

Knockout of the Year: Alex “Poatan” Pereira (Left Hook at LFA 95)

Submission of the Year: Vanessa Demopoulos (Inverted Triangle Choke at LFA 85)

Fight of the Year: Maycon Mendonça vs. Batsumberel Dagvadorj at LFA 96

Alum of the Year: Brandon Moreno

Female Fighter of the Year: Lupita Godinez

Male Fighter of the Year: Josh Fremd

LFA kicks off the 2021 UFC FIGHT PASS® schedule next week with LFA 97: Browne vs. Estrázulas. The network’s debut live event of 2021 takes place Friday, January 15th at the Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas, which is a suburb of Wichita. The main event of LFA 97 will feature a lightweight title fight between LFA standouts and BJJ black belts Nick Browne and Arthur Estrázulas. The entire main card will be available worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

In 2017, RFA and Legacy FC merged to form LFA, the premier developmental organization in Mixed Martial Arts. The combined forces of LFA launched the careers of over 200 athletes that have reached the pinnacle of MMA by competing in the UFC. In 2018, the promotion joined the Imperial Family Companies group (formerly London Trust Media). In 2019, the promotion announced a broadcast partnership with UFC FIGHT PASS®.

Please visit LFA.com for bout updates and information. LFA is on Facebook at Facebook.com/LFAfighting. LFA is also on Instagram at @LFAfighting and Twitter at @LFAfighting.

About LFA:
LFA is a professional Mixed Martial Arts promotion that gives rising stars and top contenders the opportunity to prove their talent to fans and leaders in the industry. LFA was formed by the powerhouse merger between RFA and Legacy FC. LFA presents live Mixed Martial Arts events on a monthly basis around the United States including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver, Dallas, and Houston. Based in Las Vegas, NV, LFA is one of the most active and respected MMA organizations in the fastest growing sport in the world. (The Octagon, Ultimate Fighting Championship®, UFC®, and the eight-sided competition mat and cage design are registered trademarks owned exclusively by Zuffa, LLC. All rights reserved).

UFC FIGHT PASS® is the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports. Since launching in 2013, UFC FIGHT PASS is now available in more than 200 countries and territories. FIGHT PASS provides its members with unlimited access to live UFC FIGHT PASS Prelims; live mixed martial arts and combat sports from around the world; original series and historical programming; special features; behind-the-scenes content; in-depth interviews; and up-to-the minute reports on the world of combat sports. UFC FIGHT PASS subscribers also have 24/7 access to the world’s largest fight library, featuring more than 20,000 bouts from dozens of combats sports organizations, as well as every fight in UFC history. Fight fans can access UFC FIGHT PASS on personal computers, iOS and Android mobile devices, Apple TV, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, LG Smart TVs, and Sony TVs with Android TV. For more information, please visit UFCFightPass.com.

The Imperial Family Companies maintains a diversified portfolio with one common theme: bringing power to the people. The IFC is proud to partner with the LFA management team to showcase the greatest talents of tomorrow. Learn more about the IFC at ImperialFamily.com.


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This post was written by Ryan Bevins