Francisco Trinaldo entered this fight with a professional record of 24-7-0 (54% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 lightweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Alexander Hernandez (Alexander Hernandez vs Francisco Trinaldo) and beating Bobby Green.
His opponent, the black belt in karate and tae-kwon-do John Makdessi, has a mma record of 17-6-0 (53% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.51 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Lando Vannata in 2016 (-4-stars fight, John Makdessi vs Lando Vannata) but then he has won over Abel Trujillo, Ross Pearson and Jesus Pinedo (John Makdessi vs Jesus Pinedo). Trinaldo vs Makdessi is on the undercard of Kevin Lee vs Charles Oliveira – UFC Fight Night 170. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 170: Lee vs. Oliveira
Where: Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 170 fight card (main fights):
Kevin Lee vs Charles Oliveira
Demian Maia vs Gilbert Burns
Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Damir Hadzovic
Nikita Krylov vs Johnny Walker
Francisco Trinaldo vs John Makdessi
Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Brandon Moreno
Makdessi’s previous fight: John Makdessi vs Jesus Pinedo
Trinaldo vs Makdessi Fight Video:
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