A lightweight bout has been added to UFC Fight Night 106 Las Vegas native Kevin Lee will take on Francisco Trinaldo.
Brazilian outlet Globo announced the bout.
UFC Fight Night 106 will be held on March 11, 2017 at the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil.
A middleweight bout between former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Vitor Belfort and The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen middleweight winner Kelvin Gastelum will feature as the main event of the evening.
Following a TKO loss to Leonardo Santos at UFC 194, Lee (14-2 MMA) has gone on a three-fight winning streak. A unanimous decision win over Efrain Escudero was followed by a first-round TKO win over Jake Matthews. Most recently, Lee earned a submission win over Magomed Mustafaev at UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2.
Trindaldo (21-4 MMA) is riding a seven-fight winning streak into this event. With wins over the likes of Norman Parke, Chad Laprise, Ross Pearson and most recently Paul Felder, ‘Massaranduba’ is now currently ranked #13 in the UFC’s stacked lightweight division.
With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 106 now looks like this:
Vitor Belfort vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush
Maurício Rua vs. Gian Villante
Bethe Correia vs. Marion Reneau
Rony Jason vs. Jeremy Kennedy
Michel Prazeres vs. Josh Burkman
Garreth McLellan vs. Paulo Henrique Costa
Jussier Formiga vs. Ray Borg
Kevin Lee vs. Francisco Trinaldo