UFC 171 fight card: Frank Trevino vs. Renee Forte set for Dallas

Aug 17, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; A general view of the TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

UFC officials have announced that a lightweight contest between UFC newcomer Frank Trevino and former The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil cast member Renee Forte has been added to the line up for UFC 171.

Trevino (11-0) will be making the move down to 155 pounds from welterweight for his octagon debut where the Mexican-born fighter will attempt to keep his unbeaten record intact, while Forte (8-3) attempts to even out his UFC record at 2-2.

UFC 171 is set to takes place March 15 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Preliminary bouts will air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass, with a welterweight title fight between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler headlining the pay-per-view portion of the event.

With the addition of Trevino vs. Forte at UFC 171, here is the updated fight card:

  • Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler - for vacant welterweight title
  • Carlos Condit vs. Tyron Woodley
  • Hector Lombard vs. Jake Shields
  • Myles Jury vs. Diego Sanchez
  • Will Campuzano vs. Darrell Montague
  • Kelvin Gastelum vs. Rick Story
  • Dennis Bermudez vs. Jimy Hettes
  • Jessica Andrade vs. Julianna Pena
  • Ovince St. Preux vs. Thiago Silva
  • Robert McDaniel vs. Tor Troeng
  • Alex Garcia vs. Sean Spencer
  • Renee Forte vs. Frank Trevino

Topics: Frank Trevino, Renee Forte, UFC, UFC 171

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