After a jam-packed 2018, it’s time for a retrospective look at the year that has passed and hand out some awards for the best that MMA had to offer.

From dollies through bus windows, champions becoming double champions and even a cross-promotional fight in Japan to close out the year; 2018 was certainly a move back to normality – at least as normal as MMA can get.

With great title bouts, shocking upsets and sublime submissions, 2018 certainly was a bumper year for MMA and sets up 2019 to be even bigger and better.

With eight awards to dish out, all of the nominees stem from the major MMA promotions barring any truly exceptional piece of brilliance. So, without further ado, here are the 2018 ReadMMA End of Year Awards: