Chris Weidman Expected To Replace Rafael Natal Against Alessio Sakara

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Chris Weidman Steps In For Rafael Natal To Face Alessio Sakara.

It was reported earlier today that Rafael Natal was forced out of his “UFC on Versus 3” match up with Alessio Sakara due to injury. has confirmed that Team Serra-Longo trained Chris Weidman will replace Natal.

Weidman is undefeated with a 4-0 record and will make his UFC debut against the American Top Team trained Sakara.

“UFC on Versus 3” takes place at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky on March 3. The event is headlined by welterweights Martin Kampmann and Diego Sanchez.

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