Rafael Natal

"Sapo"
21 9 1
Wins Losses Draws
Birth date December 25, 1982 (age 37)
Birth place Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Reach 76 in (1.93 m)

UFC Rankings

Fights

LOSS
Rafael Natal
Eryk Anders
UFC on Fox: Weidman vs. Gastelum
Jul 22, 2017
KO (punches)
R1 – 2:54
LOSS
Rafael Natal #14
UFC 205
Nov 12, 2016
KO (punches)
R1 – 3:22
LOSS
Rafael Natal #13
UFC 197
Apr 23, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Natal #15
Kevin Casey
UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader
Jan 30, 2016
TKO (punches)
R3 – 3:37
WIN
Rafael Natal
UFC 187
May 23, 2015
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Natal
Tom Watson
UFC 183
Jan 31, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Natal
Chris Camozzi
UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi
Sep 5, 2014
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Rafael Natal
Ed Herman
UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva
May 10, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Rafael Natal
UFC: Fight for the Troops 3
Nov 6, 2013
KO (punch)
R1 – 4:40
WIN
Rafael Natal
Tor Troéng
UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader
Sep 4, 2013
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Natal
João Zeferino
UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold
May 18, 2013
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Natal
Sean Spencer
UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson
Jan 26, 2013
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R3 – 2:13
LOSS
Rafael Natal
Andrew Craig
UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman
Jul 11, 2012
KO (head kick)
R2 – 4:52
WIN
Rafael Natal
Michael Kuiper
UFC 143
Feb 4, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Natal
Paul Bradley
UFC 133
Aug 6, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
DRAW
Rafael Natal
Jesse Bongfeldt
UFC 124
Dec 11, 2010
Draw (majority)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Rafael Natal
Rich Attonito
UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Palhares
Sep 15, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Natal
Travis Lutter
Moosin: God of Martial Arts
May 21, 2010
KO (punches)
R1 – 4:12
WIN
Rafael Natal
Allan Weickert
Ring of Combat 26
Sep 11, 2009
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 2:53
LOSS
Rafael Natal
Victor O'Donnell
Ring of Combat 25
Jun 12, 2009
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Natal
Plinio Cruz
Ring of Combat 24
Apr 17, 2009
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 3:13
WIN
Rafael Natal
Alexandre Moreno
Ring of Combat 23
Feb 20, 2009
KO (punch)
R1 – 3:59
WIN
Rafael Natal
Jon Kirk
SWC 2: Battleground
Nov 28, 2008
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 3:19
LOSS
Rafael Natal
Eduardo Telles
Fury FC 6: High Voltage
Jul 12, 2008
KO (head kick)
R2 – 2:18
WIN
Rafael Natal
Silmar Rodrigo
Mo Team League 1
Aug 11, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Natal
Nailson Bahia
XFC Brazil
Apr 29, 2007
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 1:24
WIN
Rafael Natal
Gerson Silva
XFC Brazil
Apr 29, 2007
Decision
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Natal
Danillo Villefort
Gold Fighters Championship 1
May 20, 2006
TKO (punches)
R1 – N/A
WIN
Rafael Natal
Carlos Eduardo dos Santos
Wild Fight 1
Oct 1, 2005
Submission (guillotine choke)
R2 – 2:46
WIN
Rafael Natal
Emerson Avila
Champions Night 12
May 6, 2005
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 1:58
WIN
Rafael Natal
Walter Luis
Champions Night 12
May 6, 2005
Submission (keylock)
R2 – 0:55