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New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame Releases its Inaugural Class of Inductees

Eric Kowal
30 May 2012
New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame Releases its Inaugural ...

This morning we announced that New Jersey will induct its first class into the state's mixed martial arts hall of fame. The awards banquet will be held Dec. 7 at the Crowne Plaza in Secaucus, N.J.As of press time the award recipients had not been named. Later today that list was published and we have the results below.

The 2012 Inaugural Class Inductee Awards go to:

Legend Award- Renzo Gracie
Lifetime Achievement Award- Louis Neglia
MMA Fighter of the Year- Frankie Edgar
MMA Female Fighter of the Year- Munah Holland
Muay Thai Fighter of the Year- Ognjen Topic
Muay Thai female fighter of the Year- Prairie Rugilo
MMA Trainer of the Year-Mike Constantino
Muay Thai Trainer of the Year- Ray Cruz
MMA Promoter of the Year- Rob Haydak
MMA Matchmaker of the Year-Sam Caplan
Muay Thai Matchmaker of the Year- Chris Tran
Muay Thai Referee of the Year- Coban
MMA Referee of the Year- Dan Miragliotta
MMA Judge of the Year- Ricardo Almeida
Muay Thai Judge of the Year- Vladimir Borodine
Ringside Physician of the Year- Dr. Sherry Wulkan
Announcer of the Year- Kevin Garvey
Media Personality of the Year-Jim Genia
Pioneer MMA Fighter Award- Dave Tirelli
Outstanding Achievement in MMA- Kurt Pellegrino

See this morning's article here.

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30 May 2012

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