Maiquel Falcao injured, Rafael Natal vs. Alessio Sakara at UFC on Versus 3

Heavy hitting Brazilian, Maiquel Falcao was forced to pull out of his middleweight contest with Alessio Sakara at UFC on Versus 3 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky on March 3rd, 2011, and a replacement found already.

According to a source close to the situation the Renzo Gracie student, Rafael “Sapo” Natal has stepped up to face the Italian, with bout agreements already in place.

Natal finds himself with his back against the wall heading into this one, losing his promotional debut fight to Rich Attonito before earning a draw against Jesse Bongfeldt just last month at UFC 124.

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