Canadians in Combat – February 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.

February is shaping up to be an absolutely massive month for Canadian fighters in the major promotions. We’ve got a whopping ten fighters competing on the world stage this month and over a dozen in total.

UFC Fight Night 200 – Las Vegas – Feb. 5
TV: TSN
145 lbs – Hakeem Dawodu defeats Michael Trizano by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
185 lbs – Chidi Njokuani defeats Marc-Andre Barriault by KO (Punches) in Round 1, 0:15
135 lbs – Alexis Davis defeats Julija Stoliarenko by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-27, 29-27)
125 lbs – Malcolm Gordon defeats Denys Bodnar by TKO (Arm Injury) in Round 1, 1:22

Combat at the Space – New York – Feb. 5
TV:
265 lbs – Mike Curiel defeats Wuillmer Rodriguez by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) *Amateur

ONE Championship – Singapore – Feb. 11
TV:
145 lbs – (C)Bibiano Fernandes (24-4) vs. John Lineker (34-9) *Canceled*
***Featherweight Title Fight
265 lbs – Dustin Joynson defeats Hugo Cunha by Split Decision

Showtime FC 1 – Florida – February 11
TV:
155 lbs – Ramil Kamilov submits Turner Williams by Arm-Triangle Choke in Round 1

XOC 3 – Spain – February 12
TV:
155 lbs – Claire Dubois (1-1) vs. Maria Santos (1-1) *Canceled*

Ring of Combat 75 – Atlantic City – Feb. 18
TV:
145 lbs – Nate Small (1-1) vs. John Caldone (1-0)

UFC Fight Night 201 – Las Vegas – Feb. 19
TV: TSN
125 lbs – Chad Anheliger (11-5) vs. Jesse Strader (5-2)
115 lbs – Diana Belbita (14-6) vs. Gloria De Paula (5-4)

Bellator 274 – Connecticut – Feb. 19
TV: YouTube
155 lbs – Mandel Nallo (8-1) vs. Nick Browne (12-1)

Cupids Knockouts 2022 – West Virginia – Feb. 19
TV:
145 lbs – Nayimi Ferdaws (3-0) vs. Tijuan McCray-Turner (3-1) *Amateur

LFA 125 – Niagara Falls – Feb. 25
TV: UFC Fight Pass
115 lbs – Ashley Nichols (3-3) vs. Hilarie Rose (5-3)
125 lbs – Alex Moher (2-1) vs. Anthony Pilot (0-1) *Amateur
155 lbs – Brett Ozinga (1-0) vs. Austin Ross (1-0) *Amateur

UFC Fight Night 202 – Las Vegas – Feb. 26
TV: TSN
185 lbs – Misha Cirkunov (15-7) vs. Makhmud Muradov (25-7)