A lightweight bout has been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 126 fight card as James Vick vs Francisco Trinaldo has been added to the event.

UFC Fight Night 126 will be held on February 18, 2018, at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas

The event will be headlined by a welterweight bout pitting former UFC Lightweight Championship challenger Donald Cerrone against Yancy Medeiros


Following a KO loss to Beneil Dariush at UFC 199 in 2016, Vick has won three straight. A submission win over Abel Trujillo at UFC Fight Night 104, Vick has earned back-to-back TKO wins. A TKO win over Marco Polo Reyes at UFC 211 was followed most recently by a second-round TKO win over Joseph Duffy at UFC 217.


Following a seven-fight winning streak which included stoppage wins over Chad Laprise and Paul Felder,  Trinaldo suffered a submission loss to Kevin Lee in March 2017, before earning a unanimous decision last time out against Jim Miller at UFC Fight Night 119.

With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 126 now looks like this:

Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros
Sage Northcutt vs. Thibault Gouti
Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura
Ray Borg vs. Brandon Moreno
Tonya Evinger vs. Marion Reneau
Lucie Pudilova vs. Sarah Moras
Brian Camozzi vs. Geoffrey Neal
Jessica Aguilar vs Livia Renata Souza
Joby Sanchez vs. Roberto Sanchez
James Vick vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Jared Gordon vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira