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Who won Grant vs Trinaldo?
Francisco Trinaldo beat Dwight Grant by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Vegas 41, on Saturday 23rd October 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 27-29, 27-29, 29-27 in favor of winner Francisco Trinaldo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Grant vs Trinaldo stats
Dwight Grant stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Francisco Trinaldo made his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Grant had a massive power advantage over Trinaldo, boasting at 70% knock out percentage over Trinaldo's 35%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Trinaldo had an advantage over Grant, with a 19% submission rate over Grant's 0%.
Dwight Grant was the younger man by 6 years, at 38 years old.
Grant had a height advantage of 4 inches over Trinaldo. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Grant was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 year later than Trinaldo, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 49 less professional rounds, 39 to Trinaldo's 88.
Grant vs Trinaldo form
Francisco Trinaldo had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Muslim Salikhov at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, he had beat John Makdessi at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alexander Hernandez at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.
Before that, he had lost to James Vick at UFC Fight Night 126 on 18th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Frank Erwin Center, Austin.
He had won against Jim Miller at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Grant's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Trinaldo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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