A middleweight pairing between Tor Troéng and Rafael Natal has been announced for UFC on FOX Sports 1 3. UFC officials announced the pairing on Friday.
Natal will be looking to make it three-straight victories when he takes on the Swedish fighter. Natal was last in action at UFC on FX 8, where he defeated Joao Zeferino.
TUF 17′s Tor Troéng will look to make it two-straight victories since his disappointing run on the reality series. The Swedish prospect finally looked like his old self again when he took on Adam Cella in his home nation, as he steamrolled his former castmate to pick up a victory at UFC on FUEL TV 9.
UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 takes place September 4 in Belo Horizante, Brazil. A light heavyweight pairing between Glover Teixeira and Ryan Bader will headline the card. Co-headlining the bill will be a middleweight bout between Yushin Okami and Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza. The card will take place at the Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond.
UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 Fight Card:
- Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader
- Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza vs. Yushin Okami
- Joe Benavidez vs. Jussier “Formiga” da Silva
- Yuri Villefort vs. Sean Spencer
- Ali Bagautinov vs. Marcos Vinicius
- Godofredo Pepey vs. Sam Sicilia
- Johnny Bedford vs. Hugo Viana
- Tor Troéng vs. Rafael Natal