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Rafael Natal was born on 25 December, 1982 in Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, is a Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter. Discover Rafael Natal's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 38 years old?

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Age 39 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 25 December 1982
Birthday 25 December
Birthplace Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian

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Rafael Natal Height, Weight & Measurements

At 39 years old, Rafael Natal height is 6′ 0″ and Weight 185 lbs.

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Height 6′ 0″
Weight 185 lbs
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Dating & Relationship status

He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.

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Rafael Natal Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Rafael Natal worth at the age of 39 years old? Rafael Natal’s income source is mostly from being a successful Fighter. He is from Brazilian. We have estimated Rafael Natal's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Fighter

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Natal was expected to face Alessio Di Chirico on July 22, 2017 at UFC on Fox 25. However, Di Chirico pulled out in the weeks leading up to the event with a neck injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer Eryk Anders. Natal lost the fight via knockout in the first round.


Natal faced Kevin Casey on January 30, 2016 at UFC on Fox 18. He won the fight via TKO in the third round.

Natal faced Robert Whittaker on April 23, 2016 at UFC 197. Natal lost the back and forth fight via unanimous decision.

Natal next faced Tim Boetsch on November 12, 2016 at UFC 205. He lost the fight via TKO in the first round.


Natal next faced Tom Watson on January 31, 2015 at UFC 183. He won the fight by unanimous decision.

Natal faced Uriah Hall on May 23, 2015 at UFC 187. Natal defeated Hall via split decision.


Natal faced Ed Herman on May 10, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 40. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

A rescheduled bout with Chris Camozzi took place on September 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50. Natal defeated Camozzi via split decision.


Natal's professional MMA career began in smaller shows and he compiled a record of 6–0 - which included a victory over Danillo Villefort - before scoring a minor upset victory over Silmar Rodrigo via unanimous decision.

Natal was expected to face Magnus Cedenblad on January 26, 2013 at UFC on Fox 6. However, Cedenblad pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer Sean Spencer. Natal defeated Spencer via third round submission.

Natal was expected to face Chris Camozzi on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. However, Camozzi was pulled from the matchup with Natal in favor of a matchup with Ronaldo Souza at the same event after Souza's scheduled opponent Costas Philippou pulled out of the bout with an injury. Natal instead faced promotional newcomer Joao Zeferino. He won the back-and-forth fight via unanimous decision.

Natal faced Tor Troéng on September 4, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 28. He won the fight via unanimous decision. The bout also earned him his first Fight of the Night bonus award.

Natal was expected to face Ed Herman on November 16, 2013 at UFC 167. However, after Michael Bisping pull out of his fight with Mark Munoz at UFC Fight Night 30, Tim Kennedy's original opponent Lyoto Machida filled in for Bisping thus giving Natal the spot to face Kennedy at UFC Fight Night 31. He lost the fight via knockout in the first round.


Natal faced UFC newcomer Michael Kuiper on February 4, 2012 at UFC 143. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Natal next face Andrew Craig on July 11, 2012 at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman. After nearly finishing Craig, Natal lost via head kick KO with seconds remaining in round two.


Natal was expected to face Alessio Sakara on March 3, 2011 at UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann but due to injury Natal was replaced by Chris Weidman.

Natal was expected to face Riki Fukuda on August 6, 2011 at UFC 133. However, Fukuda was forced out of the bout due to a knee injury sustained in a car accident and replaced by Costas Philippou. When Philippou replaced an injured Alessio Sakara to fight Jorge Rivera, Natal faced former The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest competitor Paul Bradley instead. Natal defeated Bradley by unanimous decision, winning the first and third rounds on all three judges scorecards. In the fight Natal utilized excellent takedown defense and a constant barrage of low kicks to outpoint his opponent.


Natal then reportedly signed a deal with Shine Fights. However, in July 2010, Renzo Gracie announced on his website that Natal had instead signed a four-fight deal with the UFC.

Natal was expected to face Jason Macdonald on December 11, 2010 at UFC 124. However, MacDonald would later withdraw and was replaced by newcomer Jesse Bongfeldt. The fight was scored a draw by the judges. Natal won the first two rounds 10–9, but two judges scored the third round 10–8 Bongfeldt leading to the majority draw (two 28–28 scores) after 3 rounds. The scorecards were originally announced as a unanimous 30–30 draw, but when copies of the scorecards were distributed, the mistake was corrected.


Rafael Natal Diniz Franca (Brazilian Portuguese:  [ʁafaˈew naˈtaw] ) is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist. A professional from 2005 until 2017, he is best known for his 17-fight stint competing for the UFC.


On October 2, 2017, Natal announced his retirement as a professional MMA fighter, with a record of 21-9-1.