Francisco
Trinaldo
20-4-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 13 fights.
Record: 20-4-0
Summary: Punching power, heart

Fighter Info

Nickname: Massaranduba
From: Amarante, Piaui Brazil
Fights Out Of: Brasilia, Distrito Federal Brazil
Age: 38
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 70"
Leg Reach 40"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1058
47% Successful
499
Types of Successful Strikes
0
499
63% Standing
20%
17%
316
99
84
Striking Defense
60
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
26
42% Successful
11
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
13
1
Takedown Defense
58
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Francisco Trinaldo
UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg
Sep 24, 2016
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Win
Francisco Trinaldo
May 14, 2016
117
51
2
0
0
0
3
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
Francisco Trinaldo
Jan 17, 2016
28
51
2
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Francisco Trinaldo
Aug 23, 2015
8
17
0
0
0
0
0
2
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Francisco Trinaldo
May 30, 2015
66
25
0
4
0
0
0
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Francisco Trinaldo
Mar 21, 2015
39
34
3
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Francisco Trinaldo
Sep 13, 2014
36
26
0
4
0
1
1
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Francisco Trinaldo
May 24, 2014
19
13
2
0
0
1
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Francisco Trinaldo
Feb 15, 2014
55
53
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Francisco Trinaldo
Sep 4, 2013
22
42
1
2
0
1
0
2
R2 Submission
Win
Francisco Trinaldo
May 18, 2013
5
5
1
1
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Francisco Trinaldo
Jan 19, 2013
12
3
2
0
1
0
4
0
R2 Submission
Loss
Francisco Trinaldo
Oct 13, 2012
36
45
5
0
2
2
3
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Francisco Trinaldo
Jun 23, 2012
3
21
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: I'm training three times a day for this fight. In the morning, I train MMA at Evolução Thai Team with André Dida. In the afternoon, Jiu-jitsu and wrestling with Sergio Moraes. And in the evening I train my conditioning.

When and why did you start training to become a fighter? I started training at the age of 23. I started with kickboxing, but there were far too many rules, so I chose MMA instead.

What ranks and titles have you held? 3 times Brasilia kickboxing champion, Jungle Fight lightweight champion. Black belt in kickboxing, brown belt in jiu-jitsu.

Do you have any heroes? Ataide Júnior , Minotauro Nogueira, Wanderlei Silva and Anderson Silva

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? For me, the UFC is the beginning of a dream, in which the ending will be me with the belt around my waist.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? I’ve worked as a guard, pizzaiolo (pizza maker) and as a field worker

Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle

 

• Team Wanderlei member on TUF Brazil

• Pro since 2006

• Six wins by KO, five by submission (3 arm triangle, anaconda, kneebar)

• Has won 14 of his last 17 and six straight

• Lone pre-UFC loss came via submission to UFC vet Iuri Alcantara in September of 2010

• Seven first round finishes

• Nickname means Brazilian redwood

Career

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