Article

Chiesa-Trinaldo Set for UFC 173

UFC 173 adds an intriguing lightweight matchup...
After wins in three of his last four bouts, Brazilian lightweight Francisco "Massaranduba" Trinaldo will make his United States debut at UFC 173 on May 24, as he has verbally agreed to face Ultimate Fighter season 15 winner Michael Chiesa in Las Vegas.

Trinaldo, who competed on season one of TUF Brazil, is coming off a split decision win over Jesse Ronson in February. Chiesa is fresh from a win as well, picking up Submission of the Night honors for his November victory over Colton Smith.

Media

Recente
UFC Fight Night Weigh-ins at Goiania Arena on May 29, 2015 in Goiania, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
29-mag-2015
Watch the Fight Night Goiania weigh-in highlight featuring the staredown between Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves.
29-mag-2015
Thiago "The Pitbull" Alves knows the challenge ahead of him at Fight Night Goiania against Carlos Condit, but he feels he is better everywhere the fight can potentially go. Alves said it's a potential fight of the year matchup.
29-mag-2015
UFC commentator Joe Rogan breaks down the fight between Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves, which is set for the main event of Fight Night Goiania.
29-mag-2015