It will be a battle of New York-based middleweights in Las Vegas on May 23, as Uriah "Prime Time" Hall and Rafael "Sapo" Natal square off in UFC 187 action at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Hall, a finalist on season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter, has won three straight, most recently stopping Ron Stallings in a single round in January. In Natal, he will be facing a seasoned vet on a hot streak as well, as "Sapo" has defeated Chris Camozzi and Tom Watson in consecutive bouts.
Tickets for UFC 187, which features UFC light heavyweight champion and pound-for-pound king Jon Jones defending his 205-pound crown for the ninth time against number one contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman putting his belt on the line against Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort, go on sale to UFC newsletter subscribers today, and will be on sale to the public on Friday, March 6.
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