Rafael “Sapo” Natal Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics
Rafael “Sapo” Natal Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics

Rafael “Sapo” Natal

MMA Record: 21-9-1

WINS
21
4
8
9
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS
LOSSES
9
6
0
3
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS

FINISH RATE
58%
Age
39
Reach
76'
(193 cm)
Height
72'
(183 cm)
Country
Brazil

Rafael “Sapo” Natal is a 39 year old Male fighter from Brazil with a 21-9-1 pro MMA record. Natal most recently fought Eryk Anders at UFC on FOX 25 on Saturday July 22, 2017. Rafael Natal lost to Eryk Anders by KO/TKO at 2:54 of Round 1 in the Middleweight division.

Rafael Natal has 21 wins with a 58% finish rate, including 4 by knockout, 8 by submission, 9 by decision.

Rafael Natal is currently on a 3 fight losing skid.


Rafael Natal's Last Fight

Loss • Eryk Anders DEF Rafael Natal by KO/TKO R1 2:54

Rafael “Sapo” Natal full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
Loss
21-8-1 Eryk Anders
KO/TKO
R1 2:54
UFC on FOX 25 2017-07-22 Middleweight UFC
Loss
21-7-1 Tim Boetsch
KO/TKO
R1 3:22
UFC 205 2016-11-12 Middleweight UFC
Loss
21-6-1 Robert Whittaker
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 197 2016-04-23 Middleweight UFC
Win
20-6-1 Kevin Casey
KO/TKO
R3 3:37
UFC on FOX 18 2016-01-30 Middleweight UFC
Win
19-6-1 Uriah Hall
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 187 2015-05-23 Middleweight UFC
Win
18-6-1 Tom Watson
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 183 2015-01-31 Middleweight UFC
Win
17-6-1 Chris Camozzi
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 50 2014-09-05 Middleweight UFC
Loss
17-5-1 Ed Herman
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 40 2014-05-10 Middleweight UFC
Loss
17-4-1 Tim Kennedy
KO/TKO
R1 4:40
UFC Fight Night 31 2013-11-06 Middleweight UFC
Win
16-4-1 Tor Troéng
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 28 2013-09-04 Middleweight UFC
Win
15-4-1 João Zeferino
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on FX 8 2013-05-18 Middleweight UFC
Win
14-4-1 Sean Spencer
SUB
R3 2:13
UFC on FOX 6 2013-01-26 Middleweight UFC
Loss
14-3-1 Andrew Craig
KO/TKO
R2 4:52
UFC on FUEL TV 4 2012-07-11 Middleweight UFC
Win
13-3-1 Michael Kuiper
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 143 2012-02-04 Middleweight UFC
Win
12-3-1 Paul Bradley
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 133 2011-08-06 Middleweight UFC
Draw
12-3-0 Jesse Bongfeldt
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 124 2010-12-11 Middleweight UFC
Loss
12-2-0 Rich Attonito
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 22 2010-09-15 Middleweight UFC
Win
11-2-0 Travis Lutter
KO/TKO
R1 4:12
Moosin 2010-05-21 Middleweight
Win
10-2-0 Allan Weickert
SUB
R1 2:53
Ring of Combat 26 2009-09-11 Middleweight ROC
Loss
10-1-0 Victor O'Donnell
KO/TKO
R1 5:00
Ring of Combat 25 2009-06-12 Middleweight ROC
Win
9-1-0 Plinio Cruz
SUB
R2 3:13
Ring of Combat 24 2009-04-17 Middleweight ROC
Win
8-1-0 Alexandre Moreno
KO/TKO
R1 3:59
Ring of Combat 23 2009-02-20 Middleweight ROC
Win
7-1-0 Jon Kirk
SUB
R1 3:19
Regional circuit 2008-11-28 SWC
Loss
7-0-0 Eduardo Telles
KO/TKO
R2 2:18
Regional circuit 2008-07-12
Win
6-0-0 Silmar Rodrigo
DEC
R3 5:00
Regional circuit 2007-08-11
Win
4-0-0 Nailson Bahia
SUB
R1 1:24
Regional circuit 2007-04-29
Win
4-0-0 Gerson Conceição
DEC
R1 10:00
Regional circuit 2007-04-29
Win
3-0-0 Danillo Villefort
KO/TKO
R1
Regional circuit 2006-05-20
Win
2-0-0 Carlos Eduardo Santos
SUB
R2 2:46
Regional circuit 2005-10-01
Win
0-0-0 Emerson Avila
SUB
R1 1:58
Regional circuit 2005-05-06
Win
0-0-0 Walter Luis
SUB
R2 0:55
Regional circuit 2005-05-06
Rafael “Sapo” Natal MMA Record: 21-9-1

Rafael “Sapo” Natal's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Rafael Natal

Rafael “Sapo” Natal's MMA career highlights

Rafael “Sapo” Natal's Professional MMA debut

Natal made his professional debut against Walter Luis on May 6, 2005, fighting on the regional circuit.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating Walter Luis who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

Rafael Natal beat Walter Luis by Submission at 0:55 of Round 2.

Rafael “Sapo” Natal's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Natal made his debut in the UFC against Rich Attonito on September 15, 2010, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night 22: Marquardt vs. Palhares having compiled a 12-2-0 professional MMA record.

Rafael Natal lost to Rich Attonito by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Since his debut, Natal has gone on to fight a total of 17 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 9-7-1.

The first man to defeat Michael Kuiper

Natal defeated the previously unbeaten Michael Kuiper on February 4, 2012, at UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit. Michael Kuiper came into the fight with a 11-0-0 record. Natal was a -150 betting favorite going into the fight. Rafael Natal beat Michael Kuiper by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

When was Rafael Natal's last win?

Natal's last win came against Kevin Casey at UFC on FOX 18 on Saturday January 30, 2016. Rafael Natal beat Kevin Casey by KO/TKO at 3:37 of Round 3.

Who is Rafael Natal's next opponent?

Natal is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Rafael Natal's last loss?

Natal's last loss came against Eryk Anders at UFC on FOX 25 on Saturday July 22, 2017. Rafael Natal lost to Eryk Anders by KO/TKO at 2:54 of Round 1.

How many UFC fights has Rafael Natal had?

Natal has fought 17 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 9-7-1.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Rafael Natal have?

Natal has knocked out 4 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Rafael Natal have?

Natal has submitted 8 opponents.

How many times has Rafael Natal been knocked out?

Natal has been knocked out 6 times.

How many times has Rafael Natal been submitted?

Natal has never been submitted.