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UFC Honors recognizes UFC fighters, performances and moments throughout the year. Under the President's Choice awards category, UFC CEO Dana White makes his picks for Performance of the Year and Fight of the Year.

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Dana White's 2023 Honors

Dana White's 2023 President's Choice Awards | UFC Honors

Watch the full reveal of Dana White's 2023 Performance of the Year and Fight of the Year awards. 

Sean O'Malley reacts after his knockout victory over Aljamain Sterling in the UFC bantamweight championship fight during the UFC 292 event at TD Garden on August 19, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC)

2023 Performance of the Year Winner

Sean O'Malley | UFC 292 

Sean O'Malley wins Performance of the Year after he knocked out Aljamain Sterling at UFC 292 to become the bantamweight champion.

Islam Makhachev of Russia and Alexander Volkanovski of Australia touch gloves to start their UFC lightweight championship fight during the UFC 284 event at RAC Arena on February 12, 2023 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

2023 Fight of the Year Winner

Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski 1 | UFC 284

Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski faced off for the lightweight title in Perth, Western Australia at UFC 284.