Flyweight was one of the most difficult awards to be decided by the WMMA Awards Committee this year.
With no lack of talent, the division seemed to shine this year and has been pushed by many fans to campaign for it to be included in the UFC. This took several votes by the committee, but it was Julia Berezikova who took home the award by one vote.
Having gone 2-0 this year, Berezikova started with a Submission of the Year nominated kneebar at XFC International 9. She would get her second win by TKO in her native Russia this past October.
Berezikova will look to win the XFC Flyweight tournament this year.