Frank Trigg "Twinkle Toes"

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Frank Trigg's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
NSF 09/10/2011 Loss Jim Wallhead BAMMA - British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 7 Decision Split Decision 3
NSF 05/21/2011 Win Johnny Phillips BAMMA - British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 6 TKO/RSC Doctor Stoppage 1 2:41
NSF 11/09/2010 Win Roy Neeman IFC: Genesis TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 2:36
02/06/2010 Loss Matt Serra UFC 109: Randy Couture vs Mark Coleman TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 2:23
09/19/2009 Loss Josh Koscheck UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 1:25
02/14/2009 Win Danny Babcock Rumble in Race Town Decision Unanimous Decision 3
10/03/2008 Win Falaniko Vitale Strikeforce 10/03/08 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 08/24/2008 Win Makoto Takimoto Sengoku - Fourth Battle Decision Unanimous Decision 3
12/15/2007 Win Edwin Dewees HDNet Fights: Reckless Abandon Submission 1 1:40
NSF 03/31/2007 Loss Robbie Lawler Icon Sport 50: Epic KO 4 1:40
02/24/2007 Win Kazuo Misaki Pride 33: Second Coming Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 12/01/2006 Win Jason Miller Icon Sport 48: Unstoppable TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 2:53
NSF 04/21/2006 Loss Carlos Condit Rumble On The Rock 9 Submission Arm Bar/Triangle 1 1:22
NSF 01/20/2006 Win Ronald Jhun Rumble On The Rock 8 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
08/20/2005 Loss Georges St-Pierre UFC 54: Boiling Point Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 4:09
04/16/2005 Loss Matt Hughes UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2 Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 4:05 Title Fight
10/22/2004 Win Renato Verissimo UFC 50: The War of '04 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 2:10
06/19/2004 Win Dennis Hallman UFC 48: Payback TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 4:15
NSF 11/21/2003 Loss Matt Hughes UFC 45: Revolution Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 3:54 Title Fight
11/23/2002 Win Dennis Hallman World Fighting Alliance 3: Level 3 TKO/RSC Injury 1 3:50 Title Fight
07/05/2002 Win Jason Medina World Fighting Alliance 2: Level 2 Submission Strikes 1 3:43
NSF 11/03/2001 Win LaVerne Clark World Fighting Alliance 1 Submission Strikes from the Rear Mount 3 2:15
NSF 12/17/2000 Loss Hayato Sakurai Shooto: R.E.A.D. 2000 Shooto (Final Act) TKO/RSC 2 2:25
NSF 08/26/2000 Win Ray Cooper World Extreme Fighting 10: New Blood Conflict Submission Forearm Choke 2 3:05
NSF 11/21/1999 Win Fabiano Iha Pride 8 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Punches 1 5:00
NSF 10/25/1998 Win Jean Machado Vale Tudo Japan 98 TKO/RSC Corner Threw in the Towel due to a Cut 3
NSF 05/13/1998 Win Marcelo Aguiar Shooto: Las Grandes Viajes 3 TKO/RSC 2 3:08
NSF 10/18/1997 Win Ali Elias Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 7 KO Knee 1 10:36
NSF 10/18/1997 Win Javier Buentello Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 7 Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 2:35
NSF 10/18/1997 Win Dan Gilbert Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 7 Submission Forearm Choke 1 2:45
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest

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Fighter Bio


Dewey Franklin Trigg (Born May 7, 1972), usually known as Frank Trigg and nicknamed "Twinkle Toes", is an American mixed martial arts fighter, color commentator for PRIDE Fighting Championships, co-host of's radio show, and a co-host of the new TAGG radio show[1], which airs live online and made its debut on April 11, 2007. As a fighter Trigg is a veteran of such promotions as Ultimate Fighting Championship, PRIDE Fighting Championships, Rumble on the Rock, Icon Sport and World Fighting Alliance.


FRANK TRIGG The media calls him the Howard Stern of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts). Ultimate Fight fans around the world call him “Twinkle Toes.” His friends just call him “Trigg.” Whatever you choose to call him, just make sure you put the World Fighting Alliance Welterweight World Champion The former Icon Middle weight Champion in front of it. Frank Trigg has been on the cover of many magazines and featured in numerous articles about his very active fighting career. Currently, Trigg is a color analyst for Fox Sports Net on The Pride FC Show as well as for Pride FC Pay Per View TNA wrestling and Bet's Iron Ring. He is also a recurring guest on The Bower Show on Maxim Radio, and is the co-host of TAGG Radio show. Frank has been an athlete since he was very young and traveled the world extensively for competition. “Growing up being in the middle of seven brothers, not only made me competitive but also gave me all the tools I needed to be successful in the ring. I had to have quick hands to snag the last piece of meat from my brothers, and quick feet to get out of the way of my mom’s foot when she would discipline us,” says Trigg. Frank Trigg is a National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS) with a Bachelors degree from the University of Oklahoma. After graduating, Trigg began pursuing his dreams of being a professional athlete. His first fight was for $100 at Billy Bobs in Dallas. He studied under Judo Sensi Patrick Burris for five years before uprooting his entire life in 1999 to move to Los Angeles and put his faith in Rico Chiapparelli. One WFA Welterweight Championship Belt later and the rest is history. He is an active Mixed Martial Arts fighter with a 15-5 overall record and holds numerous titles and awards from his days not only as a fighter but as a 2nd degree black belt in Judo and his wrestling days at and beyond the college level. In his spare time Trigg enjoys spending time with his kids, Frankie and Kiara, and at R1 Training center, his joint venture with Rico Chiapparelli. Frank also attends acting school and is an avid hockey fan. He was born May 7, 1972 in Rochester, New York.

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