Troeng is overmatched in this one, as Natal has more experience against better competition and plenty of weapons in his arsenal to work with. The Brazilian crowd could also play a factor in the result as far as its effect on Troeng’s nerves and Natal’s energy.
RESULT: Rafael Natal def. Tor Troeng via Submission Round 2
For the second straight week the UFC is delivering a midweek treat in the form of a Wednesday fight card! This time around the lineup comes with the backdrop of Brazil in the form of UFC Fight Night 28, an event unfolding Minas Gerais featuring some of the nation’s favorites such as Ronaldo Souza and Glover Teixeira. Action starts at 4:30 PM EST online before FOXSports 1 takes over with a handful of prelims and the evening’s featured match-ups 30 minutes later. Here’s a breakdown of the main card clashes… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)