The 2013 Cellie Award Winners!

After three weeks of furious voting, and some last minute surprises, the 2013 Cellie Award winners—as voted upon by the readers of this website, and the listeners of HIAC Talk Radio have finally been decided. Here are the winners in each of the 12 categories!

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Mainstream Promotion of the Year:
Last Year: WWE
2013: WWE – 60.81%, NJPW – 29.05%, TNA-Impact – 10.14%

Independent Promotion of the Year:
Last Year: ECWA – 58%, CZW – 29%, CHIKARA – 14%
2013: CZW – 60.38%, PWG – 18.24%, Pro Wrestling Syndicate – 7.55%

Mainstream Wrestler of the Year:
Last Year: CM Punk – 75%, Austin Aries – 19%, Jeff Hardy – 6%
2013: Daniel Bryan – 61.07%, CM Punk – 19.46%, Prince Devitt – 7.38%

Independent Wrestler of the Year:
Last Year: “Greek God” Papadon – 47%, Adam Cole – 20%, Matt Tremont – 13%
2013: Adam Cole – 30.46%, Drew Gulak – 27.81%, Matt Tremont – 20.53%

20130407_TakerPunk6_642Mainstream Match of the Year:
Last Year: Triple H vs. The Undertaker (WrestleMania 28) – 53%
2013: Undertaker vs. CM Punk (WrestleMania 29) – 46.04%, Goldust & Cody Rhodes vs. The Shield (Battleground) – 20.14%, John Cena vs. Daniel Bryan (Summerslam) 17.27%

Independent Match of the Year:
Last Year: Del Sol & El Generico vs. Super Smash Brothers (EVOLVE 18) – 36%, DJ Hyde vs. Matt Tremont (Cage of Death 14) – 29%, Papadon vs. Tony Nese (ECWA WarGames) – 21%
2013 – 4Loco (Bandido Jr. & Azrieal) w/ Chrissy Rivera vs. The Beaver Boys (Alex Reynolds & Johnny Silver) (CZW “New Heights”) – 43.42%, Adam Cole vs. Sami Callihan (PWG “Is Your Body Ready?” 60 minute Iron Man Match) – 31.58%, Matt Tremont vs. Joe Gacy (CZW “Cerebral”) – 12.50%

MMA Fighter of the Year:
Last Year: Ronda Rousey – 55%, Jon Jones – 27%, Anderson Silva – 9%
2013: Georges St. Pierre – 29.21%, Cain Velasquez – 26.97%, Jon Jones – 20.22%

MMA Fight of the Year:
Last Year: Rousey/Tate (Strikeforce 3/2/12) – 50%, Kampmann/Alves (FX 2) – 31%, Dos Santos/Mir (UFC 146) – 15%
2013: Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez (UFC 166) – 32.47%, Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson (UFC 165) – 27.27%, Wanderlai Silva vs. Brian Stahn (UFC on FUEL 8) – 18.18%

silva-weidmanKO of the Year:
Last Year: Cung Le (vs. Rich Franklin, UFC on FUEL 6) – 50%, Lyoto Machida (vs. Ryan Bader, UFC of FOX 4) – 20%
2013 – Chris Weidman (vs. Anderson Silva, UFC 162) – 37.14%, Antonio Silva (vs. Allistar Overeem, UFC 156) – 24.29%, Junior Dos Santos (vs. Mark Hunt, UFC 160) – 20%


Submission of the Year:
Last Year: Rousey (vs. Tate, armbar, Strikeforce) 90%
2013: Ronda Rousey (vs. Liz Carmoushe, armbar, UFC 157) – 40.58%, Anthony Pettis (vs. Benson Henderson, armbar, verbal submission, UFC 164) – 31.88%, Urijah Faber (vs.
Ivan Menjivar, rear naked choke, UFC 157) – 11.59%

MMA Card of the Year:
Last Year: UFC on FOX 5 (Benson Henderson vs. Nate Diaz) – 38%
2013 – UFC 166 (Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III) – 31.34%, UFC 162 (Silva vs. Weidman) – 26.87%, UFC 157 (Rousey vs. Carmouche) – 23.88%

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HIAC Talk Radio Interview of the Year:
1st Year Awarded
2013: Chrissy Rivera – 45.94%, The Reverend Bob Levy – 45.31%, Matt Tremont – 4.69%

Retired Awards:
Comeback of the Year (2012): Brock Lesnar – 44%, Drew Blood – 38%, Vader – 13%
Independent Card of the Year (2012): ECWA “Raising the Bar” & CZW “Cage of Death 14” (tie) – 29%, EVOLVE 18 – 14%
Mainstream Card of the Year: WrestleMania 28 – 53%

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