Chiesa-Trinaldo Set for UFC 173

UFC 173 adds an intriguing lightweight matchup...
After wins in three of his last four bouts, Brazilian lightweight Francisco "Massaranduba" Trinaldo will make his United States debut at UFC 173 on May 24, as he has verbally agreed to face Ultimate Fighter season 15 winner Michael Chiesa in Las Vegas.

Trinaldo, who competed on season one of TUF Brazil, is coming off a split decision win over Jesse Ronson in February. Chiesa is fresh from a win as well, picking up Submission of the Night honors for his November victory over Colton Smith.

Multimedia

Kürzlich
UFC 179 weigh-in at the Maracanãzinho Gymnasium on October 24, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
24.10.2014
Catch up with featherweight contender Conor McGregor on the beaches of Brazil and UFC 179 stars Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Phil Davis and Glover Teixeira in the days leading up to their bouts in an all-new episode of UFC Embedded.
24.10.2014
Megan Olivi sits down with UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis for an extended interview. Hear Davis discuss life growing up, his famous pink shorts and his bout against Glover Teixeira at UFC 179.
24.10.2014
Fan favorite Conor McGregor meets with the media following his UFC 179 Q&A in Brazil
24.10.2014