Natal (17-4-1) doesn’t have nearly the same star-power as the man he replaced, i.e. Lyoto Machida, but the Brazilian grappler is on a three-fight run and only fallen a single time since 2010. Meanwhile, Kennedy will take his 16-4 record into the cage with designs on building off his outpoint of Roger Gracie earlier this year. He’s also the poster boy for military veterans in MMA alongside Brian Stann so emerging victorious at a Fight for the Troops event is undoubtedly more important to the former special force sniper than it would be at any other event.
November is a busy month for MMA fans thanks to a quartet of UFC cards on top of all the sport’s other goings-on. However, while the schedule may be stacked, the quality of the match-ups hasn’t suffered as a result with more than a few match-ups earning a “must see” tag. Here’s a look at ten of the top tilts on deck for November scheduled to take place at UFC Fight Night 31, UFC Fight Night 32, UFC 167, or the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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