For the second year in a row, the Fighters Only World MMA Awards will partner with Versus to bring all of the excitement and action of the Dec. 1, 2010 awards show to the sports-focused network. The ceremony will be taped and will premiere Thursday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. PST/10 p.m. EST.
Additionally, assisting host Randy Couture with the flow of the show will be the newest addition to the Versus family, Molly Qerim, former ESPN reporter.
Tickets for the World MMA Awards 2010 are priced at $59, $79 and $99, plus additional fees and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at The Pearl Box Office, by calling 702-944-3200 or at any Ticketmaster location. Doors for the event on Dec. 1, 2010, are at 6 p.m. and show time is 7:30 p.m.
The World Mixed Martial Arts Awards will be hosted by UFC legend Randy Couture and will feature a night of celebrities from the world of sports and entertainment in a black-tie celebration. The awards show gives fans across the globe the chance to cast their vote on which athletes, brands and industry professionals have made the greatest impact on the fast-growing sport in the last 12 months. The exclusive event is sponsored by Bodybuilding.com, the global leader in online sports nutrition.
“We are delighted to be back on Versus for the second year running,” says Fighters Only President and CEO Rob Hewitt. “The network did a spectacular job last year, bringing the Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards to the very fans who voted. Molly is a top-flight presenter who brings glamour and an intimate knowledge of the sport from her time at ESPN. We can’t wait to see the chemistry between her and host Randy Couture.”