The former Jungle Fight Lw champion Francisco Trinaldo entered this fight with a record of 18-4-0 (61% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.25 lightweight in the world. He suffered his last loss in 2014 when he faced Michael Chiesa, since then he has won four consecutive bouts beating Chad Laprise in his last one (=Trinaldo vs Laprise).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do and Tuf 9 tournament winner Ross Pearson, has an official mma record of 18-9-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.37 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year defeating Sam Stout (=Pearson vs Stout) and Paul Felder but between these two fights he lost to Evan Dunham (=Pearson vs Dunham). Trinaldo vs Pearson is on the undercard of TJ Dillashaw vs Dominick Cruz – UFC Fight Night 81. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs Cruz
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 81 fight card (main and best fights):
TJ Dillashaw vs Dominick Cruz
Anthony Pettis vs Eddie Alvarez
Travis Browne vs Matt Mitrione
Francisco Trinaldo vs Ross Pearson
Luke Sanders vs Maximo Blanco
Trinaldo’s previous fight: Francisco Trinaldo vs Chad Laprise
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