Natal she wrote?
The UFC 133 fight card continues to take shape as MMA Fighting brings word that a 185-pound scrap between Rafael Natal and Riki Fukuda is brewing for the promotion's return trip to Philadelphia on August 6, 2011.
Natal might be fighting for his job as he's competed twice inside the Octagon and has yet to come away with a victory.
The Renzo Gracie disciple opened his UFC career with a decision loss to Rich Attonito last September before fighting to a rare majority draw against late replacement Jesse Bongfeldt just a couple of months later.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist will attempt to avoid the unemployment line, along with some heavy hands, when he steps in the cage with Grabaka's other hitman.
Fukuda is coming off a unanimous decision defeat to Nick Ring back at UFC 127: "Penn vs. Fitch" on February 27. The loss snapped a seven fight winning streak, which the Japanese import hopes to start anew when he tangles with "Sapo" later this summer.
And back-to-back losses would not bode well for Fukuda -- or any other fighter looking to make a splash in the world's largest fight promotion.
UFC 133 is expected to feature a middleweight mash-up between longtime UFC veterans Alessio "Legionarius" Sakara and Jorge "El Conquistador" Rivera.
Stay tuned to MMAmania.com for future updates to this still-developing fight card.