One last run for Twinkle Toes

Frank Trigg flips off Josh Koscheck after KO.
Is this what will happen Saturday night at UFC 103?

This Saturday night Frank “Twinkle Toes” Trigg climbs back into the UFC Octagon for the first time in four years. Trigg will be battling what he has called “a younger faster version of himself” in Josh Koscheck.

The odds-makers have made Trigg a pretty significant underdog and few of the “professionals” believe he can beat Koscheck. From the outside looking in it is understandable why the odds are against Trigg.

First of all, he is 37-years-old and Koscheck is 31. Also, Koscheck has been fighting higher quality opponents over the last few years.

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UFC 103 Spotlight: Frank Trigg – PROMMA.INFO exclusive interview

Frank Trigg returns to the Octagon at UFC 103 on Sept. 19, 2009.
Frank Trigg returns to the Octagon at UFC 103 on Sept. 19, 2009.

On Sept. 19, 2009 Frank “Twinkle Toes” Trigg will make his first Octagon appearance in four years when he faces off with top ten middleweight Josh Koscheck at UFC 103 in Dallas, Texas.

PROMMA.INFO spoke with Trigg in the final days leading up to the fight to see where his head is, how it feels being back in the big show, what he has been working on in his MMA development, who he has been training with, where he feels he has improved the most, and if we could expect to hear any of that old Trigg smack talk.

FRANK TRIGG – interview:

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Frank Trigg returns to the UFC with multi-fight deal

In a move that many long time MMA fans had given up hope of ever happening, Frank “Twinkle Toes” Trigg (19-6) is returning to the UFC. An update PRO MMA ( received as one of Trigg’s followers on Twitter reads, “Veteran welterweight Frank Trigg returning to the UFC, signs multi-fight deal.”

Trigg who is now 37-years-old (we share the same birthday), last appeared inside the UFC Octagon at UFC 54 back in August of 2005 when he fought Georges St. Pierre. Trigg went 3-2 in the UFC. He lost two title fights against Matt Hughes and he lost to St. Pierre. It is interesting to note that all of Trigg’s losses in the UFC came by way of Rear Naked Choke submissions.

Trigg’s victories in the UFC came against Renato “Charuto” Verissimo at UFC 50 and Dennis Hallman at UFC 48. Another interesting note is Matt Hughes beat Trigg twice, but Dennis Hallman beat Matt Hughes twice, and Trigg beat Dennis Hallman twice.

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Frank Trigg video blog 3-6-09

Professional fighter and professor of Triggonomics, Frank Trigg, is back with a new video blog today. Trigg is in Columbus, Ohio for UFC 96 and the Arnold’s. If you are attending the Arnold’s today, stop by and say hi to ‘Twinkle Toes’ at his booth. Trigg gives his thoughts and picks on the UFC 96 … Read more

Frank Trigg Calls Out A.J. Styles on TNA

watch?v=6BY2xBs1nn8 Last week, A.J. Styles hit Trigg from behind out in the parking lot mistakenly thinking he was Kurt Angle. Well, this week Trigg had some words for Mr. Styles. He tells him how it’s done in the MMA world. Good stuff by “Twinkle Toes.” He’s a complete natural and looked absolutely comfortable delivering that … Read more