You Decide’s 2011 Breakout Fighter of the Year

It was a stellar year in 2011 for a lot of fighters that have been trying to break into the limelight of mixed martial arts.

There were numerous strong, year-long crusades that caused fight fans to stand up and take notice. So many, in fact, that we didn’t want to be the ones deciding which was the most pronounced. So we’re leaving it up to you, the fans, to determine the 2011 Breakout Fighter of the Year.

For the past couple of days, we’ve been garnering nominations from our Sound Off Forum members. They came up with a lengthy list of worthy contenders to the title, which we’ve whittled down to nine.

Now we want everyone to go on our home page to select the single fighter that had the greatest breakout of 2011.

You can only vote once, so look at the list, check it twice, and lay own your vote for Breakout Fighter of the Year.

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