Herman and Natal were expected to meet at UFC 167 on Nov. 16, 2013, but Natal was pulled from the match-up to face Tim Kennedy in the UFC Fight for the Troops 3 main event after Kennedy’s original opponent, Lyoto Machida, was yanked from the bout in favor of a match-up with Mark Munoz.
Herman (21-12, 1NC) faced Thales Leites at UFC 167 instead and lost via unanimous decision. Natal (17-5-1) suffered a knockout loss to Kennedy in his last outing on Nov. 6, 2013.
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