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ESPYS 2016: Ciara, Russell Wilson, Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, Stephen and Ayesha Curry Shine on the Red Carpet + Full List of Winners

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The 2016 ESPYs awards took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles last night and it was hosted by WWE star and actor John Cena.

Stars like Ciara, Russell Wilson, Dwyane Wade, Sugar Ray Leonard, Usher, Justin Timberlake, Gabrielle Union, Nikki Bella,  Aaron Rodgers, Olivia Munn, Stephen and Ayesha Curry, The Miz, Maryse Ouellet, Teyonah Parris, Gina Rodriguez, Chelsea Pezzola, Jamie Anderson, Summer Rae, Wanda Durant, Lisa Leslie, Katie Austin, Lindsey Vonn, Shane West, Jordan Clarkson, Cheryl Burke graced the red carpet.

Also honored at the ceremony were Zaevion Dobson, a 15-year-old Tennessee high school football star who was shot to death while shielding three girls from bullets in December 2015 and he was posthumously presented with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award; and TNT’s NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager, who has been battling cancer for two years, was honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award.

See all the Photos from the Red Carpet:

The Stylish Couples

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union

Ciara and Russell Wilson

Ciara and Russell Wilson

Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn

Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn

Stephen and Ayesha Curry

Stephen and Ayesha Curry

John Cena Nikki Bella

John Cena Nikki Bella

The Miz and Maryse Ouellet

The Miz and Maryse Ouellet

Eric Decker and Jesse James

Eric Decker and Jesse James

Stephen Curry, Ayesha Curry, Ciara and Russell Wilson

Stephen Curry, Ayesha Curry, Ciara and Russell Wilson

Let’s pause to look at Ciara’s ring

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The Stylish Ladies

Teyonah Parris

Teyonah Parris

Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez

Nzingha Prescod

Nzingha Prescod

Sydney Leroux

Sydney Leroux

Summer Rae

Summer Rae

Wanda Durant

Wanda Durant

Tatyana McFadden

Tatyana McFadden

Nikki Bella

Nikki Bella

Chelsea Pezzola

Chelsea Pezzola

Jaimie Anderson

Jaimie Anderson

Skylar Diggins

Skylar Diggins

Lisa Leslie

Lisa Leslie

Katie Austin

Katie Austin

Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn

Lindsey Von

Lindsey Vonn

Cheryl Burke

Cheryl Burke

Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick

Stylish Gentlemen

Usher and Sugar Ray Leonard

Usher and Sugar Ray Leonard

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake

David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo

Shane West

Shane West

Jordan Clarkson

Jordan Clarkson

More Photos

Denise and Katie Austin

Denise and Katie Austin

Stephen Curry and NFL players Josh Norman and Russell Wilson

Stephen Curry and NFL players Josh Norman and Russell Wilson

Usher, Daniel Ray Leonard and Sugar Ray Leonard

Usher, Daniel Ray Leonard and Sugar Ray Leonard

Best Male Athlete
LeBron James – Winner
Stephen Curry
Cam Newton
Bryce Harper

Best Female Athlete
Breanna Stewart – Winner
Elena Delle Donne
Katie Ledecky
Simone Biles

Best Championship Performance
LeBron James, NBA Finals – Winner
Von Miller, Super Bowl
Carli Lloyd, World Cup Final
Sidney Crosby, Stanley Cup Playoffs

Best Breakthrough Athlete
Jake Arrieta – Winner
Conor McGregor
Chloe Kim
Karl-Anthony Towns

Best Record-Breaking Performance
Stephen Curry – single season three-pointers made – Winner
Geno Auriemma – most NCAA basketball titles in D1 history (11)
Christian McCaffery – single season NCAAF all-purpose yards

Best Upset
Holly Holm knocks out Ronda Rousey, UFC – Winner
Middle Tennessee over Michigan State, Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament
Roberta Vinci over Serena Williams, US Open

Best Game
Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Finals Game 7 – Winner
Villanova vs. North Carolina, Men’s NCAA Basketball Final
Arizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers, NFL Divisional Round

Best Moment
Cleveland wins first title in over 50 years – Winner

Best Comeback Athlete 
Eric Berry – – Winner

Best Play
Aaron Rodgers Hail Mary vs. 16. Crazy 66-yard Ole Miss’ TD – Winner
Kris Jenkins buzzer beater vs. 15. Connor McDavid goal
Michigan St punt block TD vs. 14. Stanford trick play w/ circus catch
LeBron Game 7 block vs. 13. Louis Oosthuizen hole-in-one off of ball
Steph Curry 38-foot game-winner vs. 12. Army softball player leaps over tag
Holly Holm knockout of Ronda Rousey vs. 11. Bartolo Colon first home run
Tiffany Howard HR robbery WCWS vs. 10. Josh Donaldson diving into stands
Jairo Samerio scores on scissor-kick ground vs. 9. Dele Alli juggling goal for Tottenham

Best Team
Cleveland Cavaliers – Winner
Pittsburgh Penguins
Kansas City Royals
Denver Broncos
Alabama Crimson Tide
UConn Huskies
Villanova Wildcats

Best Coach/Manager
Tyronn Lue, Cleveland Cavaliers – Winner
Ned Yost, Kansas City Royals
Geno Auriemma, UConn Huskies
Jay Wright, Villanova Wildcats
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide

Best International Athlete
Cristiano Ronaldo – Winner
Novak Djokovic
Lydia Ko
Luis Suarez
Canelo Alvarez

Best NFL Player
Cam Newton – Winner
Tom Brady
JJ Watt
Antonio Brown
Julio Jones

Best MLB Player
Bryce Harper – Winner
Josh Donaldson
Jake Arrieta
Mike Trout
Clayton Kershaw

Best NHL Player
Sidney Crosby – Winner
Patrick Kane
Alex Ovechkin
Joe Pavelski
Braden Holtby

Best Driver
Kyle Busch – Winner
Lewis Hamilton
Erica Enders-Stevens
Scott Dixon
Alexander Rossi

Best NBA Player
LeBron James – Winner
Stephen Curry
Kawhi Leonard
Kevin Durant
Russell Westbrook

Best WNBA Player
Elena Delle Donne
Angel McCoughtry
Maya Moore – Winner
Tina Charles
DeWanna Bonner

Best Fighter
Gennady Golovkin
Canelo Alvarez
Conor McGregor – Winner
Robbie Lawler
Roman Gonzalez

Best Male Golfer
Jordan Spieth – Winner
Jason Day
Dustin Johnson
Danny Willett

Best Female Golfer
Inbee Park
Brooke Henderson
Lydia Ko – Winner
Ariya Jutanugarn

Best Male Tennis Player
Andy Murray
Novak Djokovic – Winner
Roger Federer

Best Female Tennis Player
Angelique Kerber
Flavia Pennetta
Serena Williams – Winner
Garbine Muguruza

Best Male College Athlete
Derrick Henry
Jordan Morris
Jarrion Lawson
Buddy Hield – Winner
Alex Dieringer

Best Female College Athlete
Raquel Rodriguez
Samantha Bricio
Breanna Stewart – Winner
Taylor Cummings
Sierra Romero

Best Male Action Sports Athlete
Ryan Dungey – Winner
Gus Kenworthy
Nyjah Huston
Pedro Barros
Mark McMorris

Best Female Action Sports Athlete
Chloe Kim
Keala Kennelly
Jamie Anderson – Winner
Carissa Moore

Best Jockey
Mario Gutierrez – Winner
Kent Desormeaux
Javier Castellano
Irad Ortiz Jr.

Best Male Athlete With a Disability
Richard Browne – Winner
Joe Berenyi
Aaron Fotheringham
Nikko Landeros
Brad Snyder

Best Female Athlete With a Disability
Heather Erickson
Oksana Masters
Tatyana McFadden – Winner
Bethany Hamilton
Shawn Morelli

Best Bowler
Jesper Svensson
Ryan Ciminelli
Jason Belmonte – Winner
Anthony Simonsen

Best MLS Player
Kei Kamara
Laurent Ciman
Luis Robles
Sebastian Giovinco – Winner

6 Comments

  1. zee

    July 14, 2016 at 11:45 am

    Sighs* will it hurt to tape up the flat boobs??

  2. De Duchess

    July 14, 2016 at 11:50 am

    Oh Gabby Union is so cute. To think she is above forty, i need less stress in my life. I want to look my age. Haba!

  3. Xplorenollywood.com

    July 14, 2016 at 4:44 pm

    Not feeling Gabby’s mane, looks obvious the hair isnt hers. As for Dwanye, just saw the pants, kilode na!

  4. Nystyle

    July 14, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    All is see in Russell’s face is big nose!

  5. think about it

    July 16, 2016 at 1:17 am

    So what is Nikki Bella wearing?????

  6. keechi

    July 16, 2016 at 6:40 pm

    Aww Sydney Leroux is preggers! I guess she won’t be playing at the Olympics!

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