Kevin Lee vs Francisco Trinaldo added to UFC Fight Night Fortaleza

Kevin Lee and Francisco Trinaldo are set to square off at UFC Fight Night Fortaleza.

The news was first reported by Combate and confirmed by MMAFighting.

Lee (14-2) has impressed thus far in his 7-2 run in the UFC which began in 2014. He is currently on a three-fight win streak which includes a first-round TKO of Jake Matthews and a second-round submission of Magomed Mustafaev. Prior to those, he defeated Efrain Escudero at UFC 197 by unanimous decision.

Trinaldo (21-4) is on a seven-fight win streak which includes TKO’s of Paul Felder and Chad Laprise. At UFC 198 he won a Fight of the Night bout against Yancy Medeiros by unanimous decision.

UFC Fight Night Fortaleza takes place on March 11 at the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste and will be headlined by a middleweight bout between Vitor Belfort and Kelvin Gastelum.


Jamal Khayat is a writer for RoughCopy MMA. He began his training in combat sports in 2009 and has competed as an amateur in both MMA and boxing. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Physics at the University of Central Florida.


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