Canadians in Combat – August 2022

Every month, MMA Empire will bring you a comprehensive list of any and all Canadian fighters who will be competing in MMA events outside Canada. Check back every week to keep up to date with all the results.

Last month was huge with two dozen Canadians fighting outside the country and this month will be another big one. The current count is 19 and we could have a few more added in the coming days.

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PFL Playoffs 1: 2022 – New York – Aug. 5
TV: TSN
155 lbs – Olivier Aubin-Mercier defeats Alex Martinez by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27).
*Aubin-Mercier advances to lightweight finals

Combate Global – Miami – Aug. 5
TV:
115 lbs – Tanya Nijjar submits Alibeth Milliron by rear-naked choke in round 1, 3:01.

Combat Zone 77 – New Hampshire – Aug. 5
TV:
155 lbs – Ramano Medina defeats Cedric Lochard by split decision.

Maverick MMA 20 – Pennsylvania – Aug. 6
TV:
155 lbs – Khaya MacKillop defeats Gabby Giordano by unanimous decision. *Amateur*
115 lbs – Randi Miley submits Rachel Greenwood by armbar in round 3, 1:56. *Amateur*

Bellator 284 – South Dakota – Aug. 12
TV: YouTube
185 lbs – Aaron Jeffery defeats Austin Vanderford by TKO (punches) in round 1, 1:25
135 lbs – Marcos Breno defeats Josh Hill by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

PFL Playoffs 2: 2022 – Wales – Aug. 13
TV: TSN
170 lbs – Dilano Taylor defeats Rory MacDonald by TKO (punches) in round 1, 3:59

UFC on ESPN 41 – San Diego – Aug. 13
TV: TSN
125 lbs – Angela Hill defeats Lupita Godinez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Flogger Series 8 – Pakistan – Aug. 14
TV: Facebook
145 lbs – Jett Grande defeats Nasratullah Sharifi by unanimous decision
***Grande wins vacant Featherweight title 

LFA 139 – Niagara Falls – Aug. 19
TV: UFC Fight Pass
155 lbs – Junior Melo defeats Adam Assenza by TKO (punches) in round 3, 0:59
135 lbs – Teshay Gouthro defeats Arnold Jiminez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
125 lbs – Tony Laramie (6-2) vs. Rodney Kealohi (5-3) *Canceled*
155 lbs – Luke Roberts submits Derrick Patterson by rear-naked choke in round 1, 4:59
125 lbs – Alex Moher submits Kevin Hixon by arm-triangle choke in round 2, 1:46 *Amateur*

ONE Championship 160 – Singapore – Aug. 26
TV: YouTube
125 lbs – Christian Lee defeats Rae Yoon Ok by TKO (knees) in round 2, 1:00
***Lee reclaims Welterweight title

CFFC 112 – Philadelphia – Aug. 26
TV: UFC Fight Pass
125 lbs – James Clarke defeats Aaron La Farge by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

UWC 37 – Tijuana – Aug. 26
TV: UFC Fight Pass
170 lbs – Tyler Vankill defeats Jose Luis Rios by TKO (punches) in round 1, 0:57

DWCS – Las Vegas – Aug. 30
TV: TSN
145 lbs – Blake Bilder submits Alex Morgan by rear-naked choke in round 1, 3:15

MFL 23

Pallas Athena WFC 2