Canadians in Combat – August 2020

Top MMA News will be focusing exclusively on Canadian MMA and taking a step back from posting UFC, Bellator, PFL and other fight cards unless they take place in the Great White North! With that being said at the beginning of each month we’ll be posting a list of Canadian fighters that will be competing outside Canada.

More and more MMA promotions are slowly re-starting their operations and we’ve got 9 Canadian fighters (and counting) set to throw down this month! As the fights occur we will update this post with the results and Top MMA News will remain your #1 Source for Canadian MMA News.

UFC Fight Night 176 – Las Vegas – August 8
TV: TSN2-7pm et
145lbs- Gavin Tucker submits Justin Jaynes by Rear-Naked Choke in Round 3, 1:43
*Tucker awarded $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus

Brave CF 38 – Sweden – August 8
TV: Fite TV-12pm et 
135- Bernardo Sopai defeats Tariq Ismail by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

DWCS 28 – Las Vegas – August 11
TV: UFC Fight Pass-8pm et
145lbs- TJ Laramie defeats Daniel Swain by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in Round 1, 5:00
*Laramie awarded UFC contract

CFFC 82 – Philadelphia – August 12
TV: UFC Fight Pass-830pm et
125lbs- Santo Curatolo defeats James Mancini by KO (Punch) in Round 1, 1:05
***Curatolo captures vacant Flyweight Title
170lbs- Yohan Lainesse defeats Connor Dixon by KO (Punches) in Round 1, 4:30

CFFC 83 – Philadelphia – August 13
TV: UFC Fight Pass-830pm et
125lbs- Elise Reed defeats Jasmine Jasudavicius by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
***Reed wins vacant Strawweight Title

SFT 23 – Florida – August 13
TV: Fite TV-7pm et 
185lbs- Aaron Jeffery defeats Bruno Assis by TKO (Punches) in Round 3, 1:26

Bellator 244 – Connecticut – August 21
TV: Main Card (Budd):Paramount-10pm et/Prelims (Hill & Gibson Jr): YouTube-730pm et
145lbs- Julia Budd defeats Jessy Miele by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
135lbs- Josh Hill defeats Erik Perez by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
155lbs- Lance Gibson Jr (3-0) vs. Shane Kruchten (12-5) *Cancelled*

DWCS 30 – Las Vegas – August 25
TV: UFC Fight Pass-8pm et
155lbs- Anthony Romero defeats Mike Breeden by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)



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