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Francisco Trinaldo vs. Yancy Medeiros added to UFC 198


Francisco Trinaldo is set to fight Yancy Medeiros in a lightweight bout at UFC 198. first reported the news.

Trinaldo (19-4) is currently on a five-fight winning streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 5-1. He beat Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 47 by second-round TKO but lost to Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 55 by second-round TKO. He beat Sam Stout at UFC 185 by second-round KO, lost to Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 72 by unanimous decision, and then beat Paul Felder at UFC 191 by split decision. He beat Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 81 by unanimous decision.

Medeiros is 3-2 in his last five bouts and is coming off a win over John Makdessi at UFC 194 by split decision.

The event takes place on May 14th in Brazil. There is no venue announced for this event as of this writing. The event will be broadcasted on PPV, Fox Sports 1, and UFC Fight Pass.

Here is the updated card for the event:

  • Vitor Belfort vs. Ronaldo Souza
  • Matt Brown vs. Demian Maia
  • Patrick Cummins vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
  • Evan Dunham vs. Leonardo Santos
  • Nate Marquardt vs. Thiago “Marreta” Santos
  • Warlley Alves vs. Bryan Barberena
  • Francisco Trinaldo vs. Yancy Medeiros

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