Canadians in Combat – May 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.

Canadian fans were absolutely spoiled last month with a huge slate of action across the three major MMA organizations. May will be much slower, but we’ll still have a handful of intriguing matchups.

PFL 3: 2022 – Arlington – May 6
TV: TSN
170 lbs – Rory MacDonald submits Brett Cooper by Rear-Naked Choke in Round 1, 2:23
155 lbs – Genah Fabian defeats Julia Budd by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

UFC 274 – Phoenix – May 7
TV: UFC Fight Pass
170 lbs – Lupita Godinez defeats Ariane Carnelossi by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

247 FC: Flood City Fight Night 2 – Johnstown, Penn. – May 14
TV:
150 lbs – Nayimi Ferdaws (3-0) vs. Joe Nelson (3-0) *Amateur* *Cancelled*

K4 Fighting – Buffalo, N.Y. – May 14
TV:
135 lbs – Ligrit Sadiku defeats Joe Nelson by TKO (Punches) in Round 1, 1:16 *Amateur*

Proving Grounds Fights – Washington – May 20
TV:
205 lbs – Keanan Patershuck defeats Christopher Gamby by TKO in Round 1 *Amateur* 
***Patershuck wins Amateur Light-Heavyweight Title

Fighting Alliance Championship 14 – Minnesota – May 20
TV: YouTube
145 lbs – Kelton Sneve defeats Anteze Howard by TKO (Punches) in Round 2, 2:56 *Amateur* 

CFFC 109 – Philadelphia – May 27
TV: UFC Fight Pass
135 lbs – Teshay Gouthro (4-1) vs. Efren Escareno (4-1)

Ultimate Warrior Challenge 34 – Tijuana – May 27
TV:
170 lbs – Tyler Vankill (2-0) vs. Hiram Furukawa (1-3)

Combate Global – Miami – May 29
TV:
135 lbs – Jackie MacLean (1-1) vs. Blanca Medina (0-0)

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