Francisco
Trinaldo
15-4-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 8 fights.
Record: 15-4-0
Summary: Punching power, heart

Fighter Info

Nickname: Massaranduba
From: Amarante, Piaui Brazil
Fights Out Of: Brasilia, DF Brazil
Age: 36
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
429
49% Successful
209
Types of Successful Strikes
0
209
56% Standing
23%
20%
118
49
42
Striking Defense
54
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
16
31% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
8
1
Takedown Defense
58
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Francisco Trinaldo Sep 13, 2014
36 0 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Leandro Silva 26 4 1 4
Loss
Michael Chiesa May 24, 2014
19 2 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Francisco Trinaldo 13 0 1 0
Win
Francisco Trinaldo Feb 15, 2014
55 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Jesse Ronson 53 0 0 0
Loss
Francisco Trinaldo Sep 4, 2013
22 1 0 0 R2 Submission
Piotr Hallmann 42 2 1 2
Win
Francisco Trinaldo May 18, 2013
5 1 1 1 R1 Submission
Mike Rio 5 1 0 0
Win
Francisco Trinaldo Jan 19, 2013
12 2 1 4 R2 Submission
C.J. Keith 3 0 0 0
Loss
Gleison Tibau Oct 13, 2012
36 5 2 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Francisco Trinaldo 45 0 2 2
Win
Delson Heleno Jun 23, 2012
3 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Francisco Trinaldo 21 0 0 0

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, Muai Thai and conditioning. And in the evening I train Jiu-Jitsu with Sergio Moraes.

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

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

 

  • Five wins by KO, five by submission

 

  • Has won nine of his last 12

 

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

 

  • Nickname means Brazilian redwood

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