With more than 30% of the vote, the winner of the 2016 BluegrassMMA Amateur Knockout of the Year is James Garmany. Austin Meese took second place with 20.3%, and Damonte Robinson took third with 13.3%.
It took Garmany just 51 seconds to successfully defend his Valor Fights light heavyweight title with a knockout over Travis Gregoire at Valor Fights 37 in September. You can watch the fight on FloCombat. The fight starts at 2:28:10.
Garmany returns to action later this month at Apex Fights 13, where he’ll defend his title and look to qualify for the UMMAF national championships when he takes on John Hall.
With the win, Garmany will receive a plaque from BluegrassMMA as well as a feature story on the website this month.
Check out the full voting for the Amateur Knockout of the Year award below.
|James Garmany over Travis Gregoire (Valor Fights 37)||381||30.60%|
|Austin Meese over Jason Mulley (Caged Madness 42)||253||20.30%|
|Damonte Robinson over Jake Miller (IT Fight Series 41)||166||13.30%|
|Kellen VanCamp over Nygel Lipscomb (Hardrock MMA 83)||126||10.10%|
|Erik Vondenhuevel over Jeff Knittle (WNFS 35)||114||9.20%|
|Deion Clark over Tim Isaac (IT Fight Series 48)||68||5.50%|
|Justin Richwine over Gavin Walker (MVFC)||44||3.50%|
|Randall Ross over John Phillips (Warrior FC: Moutain Madness)||38||3.10%|
|Denzel Freeman over Billy Swanson (Valor Fights 33)||35||2.80%|
|Owen Reeves over TJ Lee (Hardrock MMA 81)||19||1.50%|