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Conor McGregor, Holly Holm, Robbie Lawler nominated for ESPYS awards

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A trio of UFC fighters are up for ESPYS this year.

Conor McGregor, Holly Holm and Robbie Lawler were all nominated for ESPYS, ESPN's sports awards, it was announced Wednesday.

McGregor was nominated in the breakthrough athlete and best fighter categories. Holm is up for best play and best upset for her UFC 193 knockout win over Ronda Rousey. Lawler, like McGregor, is also on the list for best fighter.

In 2015, McGregor knocked out Dennis Siver, beat Chad Mendes via TKO to win the interim UFC featherweight title and knocked out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds to take home the undisputed title. Lawler, meanwhile, beat Rory MacDonald in the Fight of the Year and, just a few days after the New Year in 2016, beat Carlos Condit in another classic battle.

ESPYS voting ends July 13, the same day the show airs on ESPN. Fans can cast their votes at

Last year, Ronda Rousey famously won ESPYS awards for best female athlete and best fighter before calling out Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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