francisco trinaldo

November 13th, 2018
Adam Martin.

An upcoming bout has seen an opponent change due to circumstances beyond the UFC’s control, and I will give my thoughts on this new matchup in today’s MMA odds and ends. Alexander Hernadez vs. Francisco Trinaldo, UFC 233 A lightweight bout between Alexander Hernandez and Francisco Trinaldo has been added to UFC 233, which takes…

March 14th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Fortaleza, Brazil for the second time in promotional history last Saturday (March 11, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum, where seven of 12 bouts ended inside the distance. The solid night of entertaining action is now in our rear view, so let’s take a look…

March 11th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the preliminary headliner of UFC Fight 106 as Kevin Lee travels to Brazil to take on Francisco Trinaldo. Kevin Lee (Record: 14-2, -160 Favorite, Power Ranking: B-) The…

March 10th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum Date: March 11, 2016 Arena: Quicken Loans Arena City: Fortaleza, Brazil Lightweight bout: Kevin Lee (-160) vs Francisco Trinaldo (+140) Fight Breakdown: The featured bout for the UFC Fight Night 106 prelims on FOX Sports 1 will be a lightweight contest between “The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee and…

March 7th, 2017
James Lynch

Kevin Lee (14-2) discusses his upcoming fight against Francisco Trinaldo (21-4) at UFC Fight Night Fortaleza on March 11th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Kevin also talks about competing in Brazil for the first time in his career, why he’s not fighting Rustam Khabilov, his brother’s recent pro-MMA debut and…

January 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 Date: January 16, 2016 Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA Lightweight bout: Francisco Trinaldo (+135) vs Ross Pearson (-155) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC Fight Night 81 main card will be a lightweight contest between Brazil’s Francisco “Massaranduba” Trinaldo and England’s Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson. Trinaldo is…

October 30th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

In perhaps the least surprising news of the year, top UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is injured again. According to reports, Nurmagomedov was forced to pull out of his upcoming Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale co-headlining bout against Tony Ferguson due to a rib injury. There are preliminary talks of Edson Barboza stepping in to replace him,…

August 19th, 2015
Mike James

The main card of UFC Fight Night 74 features a lightweight contest between undefeated prospect Chad Laprise and Brazilian veteran Francisco Trinaldo. Laprise looks to move to 4-0 in the UFC, while Trinaldo aims for his fourth straight win inside the Octagon. Chad Laprise (10-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC, -335 favorite) Laprise made a strong impression…

July 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A few fights were announced over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll round them up and give my initial thought on them. Chad Laprise vs. Francisco Trinaldo, UFC Fight Night 74 A lightweight fight between Chad Laprise and Francisco Trinaldo will take place at UFC Fight Night 74, which goes down…

May 29th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 67 Date: May 30, 2015 Arena: Goiana Arena City: Goiana, Goias, Brazil Lightweight bout: Francisco Trinaldo (+200) vs Norman Parke (-240) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC Fight Night 67 main card will be a lightweight contest between Brazil’s Francisco Trinaldo and Northern Ireland’s “Stormin’” Norman Parke. Trinaldo is a…

April 30th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A slew of new UFC bouts have been announced in the last few days, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list the new bouts and give my thoughts on them. Norman Parke vs. Francisco Trinaldo, UFC Fight Night 67 Due to an injury to Gilbert Burns, Norman Parke will now take on Francisco…

January 28th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC matchups were announced in the last 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on all of them. James Moontasri vs. Cody Pfister, UFC Fight Night 60 An injury to Jake Lindsey knocked him out of his UFC Fight Night 60 matchup with James Moontasri…

September 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on them. Leonardo Santos vs. Efrain Escudero/Francisco Trinaldo vs. Leandro Silva,  UFC Fight Night 51 Some matchup juggling took place at UFC Fight Night 51, and two fights that were previously announced…

May 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

A lightweight bout that takes place at UFC 173 is a three rounder between Michael “Maverick” Chiesa and Francisco “Massaranduba” Trinaldo. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Chiesa as a -130 favorite (bet $130 to win $100) while Trinaldo is a +110 underdog (bet $100 to win $110). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

May 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight title bout: Francisco Trinaldo (+110) vs Michael Chiesa (-150) Fight Breakdown: Headlining the UFC 173 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will be a lightweight scrap between The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil season 1 veteran Francisco Trinaldo and The Ultimate…

March 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a few new key matchups over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on all of them. Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani, TUF Nations Finale The first fight I want to talk about is a featherweight fight between Dustin Poirier and Akira Corassani, which takes…

September 3rd, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 28 Date: September 4, 2013 Arena: Mineirinho Arena City: Belo Horizonte, Brazil Lightweight bout: Francisco Trinaldo (-305) vs Piotr Hallmann (+275) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 28 main card on FOX Sports 1 features a contest between two very tough and powerful lightweights, when the Brazilian Francisco “Massaranduba” Trinaldo meets the…

May 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

There is often an extreme amount of value that’s hidden in prop lines for UFC events, and UFC on FX 8 was no exception to this as a number of crazy prop bets cashed big time to those who bet them. Below are five prop bets that cashed out huge last night at UFC on…

May 14th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Brandon Vera has decided to move back up to the heavyweight division and in his return to the UFC’s 265-pound weight class he’ll face off against Ben Rothwell at UFC 164, which takes place August 31 at Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI. MMAjunkie.com was first to report the fight, which has yet to be made…

March 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC has added a women’s bantamweight bout to its upcoming UFC 159 card, and it’s a good one as former Olympic silver medalist in freestyle wrestling Sara McMann meets German prospect Sheila Gaff in a three-round fight. German based GroundAndPound.de broke the news of the fight today, which takes place April 27 at Prudential…