An exciting lightweight bout between Paul Felder and Francisco Trinaldo has been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 95 card in Brazil. The Brazilian UFC account announced the bout on twitter.
— UFC BRASIL (@ufc_brasil) August 4, 2016
UFC Fight Night 95 will be held on September 24, 2016 at Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasília, Brazil. A 140lb catchweight bout between Cristiane Justino and promotional newcomer Lina Lansberg is expected to serve as the main event.
Trinaldo is riding an impressive six-fight winning streak under the UFC banner. Wins over Akbarh Arreola, Leandro Silva, Norman Parke, Chad Laprise, Ross Pearson and Yancy Medeiros have Trinaldo on the verge of the top 15 at 155lbs.
Following a two-fight losing streak last year, Felder has turned things around, currently on a two-fight winning streak of his own. A submission win over Daron Cruickshank at UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz was followed up most recently by a unanimous decision win over Joshua Burkman at UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Garbrandt.
With this fight announcement, UFC Fight Night 95 now looks like this:
Cristiane Justino vs. Lina Lansberg
Renan Barão vs. Phillipe Nover
Roy Nelson vs. Antônio Silva
Francisco Trinaldo vs. Paul Felder
Michel Prazeres vs. Gilbert Burns
Renato Moicano vs. Mike De La Torre
Rani Yahya vs. Michinori Tanaka
Jussier Formiga vs. Dustin Ortiz
Joaquim Silva vs. Gregor Gillespie
Erick Silva vs. Brandon Thatch
Luan Chagas vs. Shinsho Anzai
Vicente Luque vs. Héctor Urbina
Alan Patrick vs. Stevie Ray