Undefeated middleweight Michael Kuiper is set to
make his octagon debut when he meets Rafael Natal at UFC 143.
MMAjunkie.com learned of the impending matchup from
sources close to the event, who said verbal agreements are in place.
Brazilian website SporTV initially reported the fight.
UFC 143 takes place Feb. 4 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las
Vegas. The event's main card airs live on pay-per-view while preliminary
bouts are expected to air on FUEL TV.