Marc-André Barriault

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Marc-André Barriault
BornMarc-André Barriault
(1990-02-18) February 18, 1990 (age 30)
Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Other namesPower Bar
ResidenceQuebec City, Quebec, Canada
NationalityCanadian
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
DivisionMiddleweight (2012–present)
Light Heavyweight (2017–2018)
Reach73 in (185 cm)
Fighting out ofQuebec City, Quebec, Canada
TeamPatenaude Martial Arts - Gatineau
NOVA Gym - Quebec City
TrainerSifu Patrick Marcil[1]
Dany Laflamme
Years active2012–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total16
Wins12
By knockout9
By decision3
Losses4
By decision4
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Marc-André Barriault (born February 18, 1990) is a Canadian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter who is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) Middleweight division.[2] He had previously won the TKO Middleweight Championship and the TKO Light Heavyweight Championship.[3] As well as winning the Vacant Hybrid Combat Middleweight Championship in 2016. He is the #52 current Best Middleweight MMA Fighter in the world.[4]

Background[edit]

Barriault was born and raised in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. He moved to Quebec City in 2011 to study. During this time he earned a DEC in dietetics and two culinary diplomas.[5]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Barriault began competing in amateur mixed martial arts in 2012 under the tutelage of Sifu Patrick Marcil and finished with a record of 4–3. He also competed in FightQuest Amateur Combat in 2014 were he twice challenged for the FightQuest Middleweight Championship as well as the Vacant Hybrid Combat Middleweight Championship[6] After going professional in 2014 he competed in smaller promotions earning himself a impressive record of 11–1, During this time he managed to capture 3 Championships in 2 different promotions(TKO Major League MMA, Hybrid Combat).[7] Having previously won both the TKO Middleweight and Light Heavyweight Championships when he was invited to sign with the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2019[8]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Returning to Middleweight Marc-André Barriault faced Andrew Sanchez in his promotional debut on May 4, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 151.[9] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[10]

Barriault was next set to faced Krzysztof Jotko on July 7, 2019 at UFC 240.[11] Barriault lost the fight via split-decision.[12]

Barriault next faced Jun Yong Park on December 21, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 165.[13] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[14]

Returning to action amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, Barriault faced Oskar Piechota on June 20, 2020 at UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs. Volkov.[15] Barriault won the fight via TKO during the second round, earning him his first victory in the promotion.[16]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • TKO Major League MMA
    • TKO Double Champion
    • TKO Middleweight Champion (One defense)
    • TKO Light Heavyweight Champion
  • Hybrid Combat Promotions
    • Hybrid Combat Middleweight Champion

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
16 matches 12 wins 4 losses
By knockout 9 0
By submission 0 0
By decision 3 4
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 12–4 Oskar Piechota TKO (punches) UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs. Volkov June 20, 2020 2 4:50 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 11–4 Jun Yong Park Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie December 21, 2019 3 5:00 Busan, South Korea
Loss 11–3 Krzysztof Jotko Decision (split) UFC 240 July 27, 2019 3 5:00 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Loss 11–2 Andrew Sanchez Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy May 4, 2019 3 5:00 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Return to Middleweight.
Win 11–1 Adam Hunter KO (punches) TKO 44 September 21, 2018 1 4:28 Québec City, Québec, Canada Won the vacant TKO Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win 10–1 Brendan Kornberger KO (punch) TKO 43 May 4, 2018 2 4:25 Québec City, Quebec, Canada Defended the TKO Middleweight Championship.
Win 9–1 Strahinja Gavrilovic Decision (split) TKO 41: Champions December 8, 2017 5 5:00 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Won the vacant TKO Middleweight Championship.
Win 8–1 Todd Stoute Decision (split) TKO 40: Dénouement September 8, 2017 3 5:00 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Light Heavyweight debut.
Win 7–1 Jo Vallée TKO (retirement) TKO 39: Ultimatum June 16, 2017 2 5:00 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Win 6–1 Yacine Bandaoui KO (punch) TKO 38: Ascension April 7, 2017 1 3:54 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Win 5–1 Strahinja Gavrilovic Decision (split) Hybrid Pro Series 5 September 15, 2016 3 5:00 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Won the vacant Hybrid Combat Middleweight Championship.
Win 4–1 Martin Leblanc TKO (punches) LAMMQ 5 May 21, 2016 2 3:06 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Catchweight (190 lb) bout.
Loss 3–1 Jo Vallée Decision (split) Hybrid Pro Series 4 September 17, 2015 3 5:00 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Win 3–0 James Kouame TKO (punches) LAMMQ 4 June 6, 2015 1 1:19 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Catchweight (195 lb) bout.
Win 2–0 James Kouame KO (punch) Hybrid Pro Series 2 November 15, 2014 1 3:50 Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Win 1–0 Paul Cressaty KO (punch) LAMMQ 3 June 21, 2014 1 2:22 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patrick Marcil à frappé juste". Le Gatineau Express. 25 July 2018.
  2. ^ themix.net (2019-05-04). "Marc-André Barriault makes UFC debut". themix. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  3. ^ "Marc-André Barriault Double TKO champ signs with UFC". 2018-11-09. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  4. ^ tapology.com (2020-06-23). "Tapology Middleweight World rankings". tapology. Retrieved 2020-06-23.
  5. ^ "Marc-andre barriault the good wolf". lesoleil.com. Le Soleil. 2018-05-03. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
  6. ^ UFC.com/news. "Marc-André Barriault feels rate at home". UFC/news. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
  7. ^ UFC.com/news. "Marc-André Barriault amateur record/other info". UFC/news. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
  8. ^ tkomma.ca (2018-11-09). "Marc-André Barriault becomes TKO double champion". tkomma. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  9. ^ John Smith. "Marc-André Barriault makes debut". Sherdog. Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  10. ^ mmaindia.com (2019-05-05). "UFC Fight Night 151 results". mmaindia. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  11. ^ "Barriault trains or UFC 240". thescore.com. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  12. ^ "UFC 240 fight results". mmafighting.com. 2019-05-05. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
  13. ^ mmafighting.com (2019-09-27). "Jun Yong Park vs. Marc-Andre Barriault announced for UFC Busan". mmafighting. Retrieved 2019-12-17.
  14. ^ cagesidepress.com. "UFC Busan results". cagesidepress. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  15. ^ David Deibert (2020-03-04). "UFC returns to Saskatoon: Ultimate Fighting Championship card set for June at Sasktel Centre". thestarphoenix.com. Retrieved 2020-03-04.
  16. ^ Jay Anderson (2020-06-21). "UFC on ESPN 11 Results: Marc-André Barriault Puts Away Oskar Piechota Via TKO". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2020-06-21.
  17. ^ Sherdog.com. "Marc-André Barriault". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-12-17.

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