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UFC Fight Night 200: Njokuani vs Barriault 02/05/2022 Fight Analysis, Preview and Spread

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UFC Fight Night 200 Njokuani vs Barriault 02-05-2022 Fight Analysis Preview and Spread

UFC Fight Night 200: Njokuani vs Barriault 02/05/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold its initial event for the month with UFC Fight Night 200 commencing this Saturday, February 5. The battleground for the fighters will be the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA fans can subscribe to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to witness the bouts. The biggest draw for this event will be Jack Hermansson looking to stop the streak of Sean Strickland at the middleweight division. Another middleweight match takes place in the preliminaries with Chidi Njokuani fighting Marc-Andre Barriault. This is going to be a close fight according to UFC fight odds as Marc-Andre Barriault holds a small edge against Chidi Njokuani.

UFC Fight Night 200: Njokuani vs Barriault 02/05/2022

When:Saturday, February 5, 4:00 PM ET
Where:UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 200: Njokuani vs Barriault 02/05/2022 Odds

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Chidi Njokuani

Chidi Njokuani has a very interesting ring name as the “Chidi Bang Bang” and he resides nearby in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States. He trains at both the One Kick’s Gym and Sergio Penha BJJ. Njokuani is a 33-year-old fight veteran and he has a professional record of 20-7. This natural middleweight has a professional record of 20-7 and 12 of those victories came from knockouts while also owning one submission win. This is going to be the first fight of Njokuani in the UFC and he earned the contract by competing at Dana White’s Contender Series. He knocked out Mario Filipe de Souza in the third round with some strong elbows.

Marc-Andre Barriault

Marc-Andre Barriault is a 31-year-old fighter and he flew all the way from Gatineau, Quebec in Canada to be in this match. He has been busy polishing his fighting skills at the renowned Sanford MMA. Barriault stands at six-foot-one and he has a cool ring name as the “Power Bar”. He is a natural middleweight and he has a professional record of 13-4. Nine of those victories came from knockouts. After a no-contest matchup against Oska Piechota, Barriault finally adjusted to the competition in the UFC. He was able to pick up a couple of wins heading to this match against Abu Azaitar and Dalcha Lungiambula.

Njokuani vs Barriault Betting Numbers

Record20-7-0 (1 NC)13-4-0 (1 NC)
Last FightWinWin
CountryUnited StatesCanada
Weight (lbs)170185
Reach (in)8074
Win by KO/TKO60%69%
Win by Submission5%0%
Strikes landed per minute3.545.80
Striking accuracy70%46%
Striking absorbed per minute1.474.94
Striking defense59%56%
Takedown average0.000.35
Takedown accuracy0%25%
Takedown defense78%70%
Submission average0.000.00

Njokuani vs Barriault Betting Picks

This is a very tight bout to call but with the momentum on the side of Marc-Andre Barriault, he is the safer pick in the online sportsbook to make as compared to Chidi Njoukuani. The fight should end up in the judges’ scorecards.