Marc-André Barriault

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.[3] He previously competed with TKO Major League MMA where he won the TKO Middleweight Championship and the TKO Light Heavyweight Championship.[4]

Marc-André Barriault
BornMarc-André Barriault
(1990-02-18) February 18, 1990 (age 32)
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
Sanford MMA (2021–present)[1]
TrainerSifu Patrick Marcil[2]
Years active2012–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total21
Wins14
By knockout9
By submission1
By decision4
Losses6
By knockout1
By submission1
By decision4
No contests1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

BackgroundEdit

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 careerEdit

Early careerEdit

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 an 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 ChampionshipEdit

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]

On December 4, 2020, the UFC announced that Barriault had accepted a 6-month USADA suspension for testing positive in-competition for ostarine by the Nevada State Athlete Commission (NSAC) on June 20, 2020. After a thorough investigation into Barriault's positive test, including follow-up testing, an evaluation of the circumstances surrounding his positive tests, and finding no evidence of intentional use, USADA gave him a reduced suspension that it was consistent with low-level ostarine cases with evidence of contamination. He was eligible to fight again on January 21, 2021.[17]

Barriault faced Abu Azaitar on March 27, 2021 at UFC 260.[18] He won the fight via technical knockout in round three.[19]

Barriault faced Dalcha Lungiambula on September 4, 2021 at UFC Fight Night 191.[20] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[21]

Barriault faced Chidi Njokuani on February 5, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Strickland.[22] He lost the fight via knockout in round one.[23]

Barriault faced Jordan Wright, replacing Roman Kopylov, on April 23, 2022 at UFC Fight Night 205.[24] He won the fight via a guillotine choke in round one.[25]

Barriault faced Anthony Hernandez on September 17, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song.[26] He lost the fight via a submission in round three.[27]

Personal lifeEdit

Until his move to Florida in 2021, Barriault worked as a cook.[28]

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

  • TKO Major League MMA
    • TKO Middleweight Champion (one time; former)
      • One successful title defense
    • TKO Light Heavyweight Champion (one time; former)
  • Hybrid Combat Promotions
    • Hybrid Combat Middleweight Champion

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
21 matches 14 wins 6 losses
By knockout 9 1
By submission 1 1
By decision 4 4
No contests 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 14–6 (1) Anthony Hernandez Technical submission (arm-triangle choke) UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song September 17, 2022 3 1:53 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 14–5 (1) Jordan Wright Submission (guillotine choke) UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade April 23, 2022 1 2:36 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Catchweight (190 lb) bout.
Loss 13–5 (1) Chidi Njokuani KO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Strickland February 5, 2022 1 0:16 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 13–4 (1) Dalcha Lungiambula Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Till September 4, 2021 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 12–4 (1) Abu Azaitar TKO (punches) UFC 260 March 27, 2021 3 4:56 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
NC 11–4 (1) Oskar Piechota NC (overturned) UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs. Volkov June 20, 2020 2 4:50 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Originally a TKO (punches) win for Barriault; overturned after he tested positive for ostarine.
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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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