Robert Whittaker had to battle middleweight veteran Rafael Natal over three, hard fought rounds to earn a unanimous decision win at UFC 197.Whittaker has been one of the fastest rising stars in the middleweight division, but Natal gave him everything he could handle through 15 minutes in the Octagon together.It appeared both fighters were ready for a striking battle with Natal focusing...
When you are on the preliminary card you not only want to win, but you want to put on a show? Why? You want to give Dana White a good reason to put you higher on the card and eventually onto the main event card. If people doze off during your fights Dana is not going to move you up.With three wins by decision his last three times out, Rafael Natal was do for something different,...
With Derek Brunson forced to pull out due to a rib injury, Uriah Hall will now step in as a short notice replacement to take on Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night 69 in Germany on June 20th. Hall is just a couple of weeks removed from a split decision loss to Rafael Natal at UFC 187. It was a disappointing performance from the former TUF finalist who’s had trouble living up to...
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