Ronda Rousey, Jon Jones Up For ESPY Awards
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 06.24.2014
And Chris Weidman...
The UFC has three fighters up for ESPY Awards. The nominations were announced today and Ronda Rousey, Jon Jones and Chris Weidman were all nominated for awards.
Rousey is up for Best Female Athlete and Best Fighter, the latter of which will see her competing with Jon Jones. Chris Weidman is also up for an award, earning a nomination for Best Upset for his win over Anderson Silva.
A fan vote is being held here at the 2014 ESPY Awards' official website. The award ceremony takes place on July 16th in Los Angeles and airs live on ESPN. Drake will host the ceremony.
To date, Kyle Maynard is the only MMA fighter to win an ESPY, earning the 2012 award for Best Male Athlete with a Disability.