Tim Kennedy has a new opponent in the main event of UFC Fight Night 31 on November 6th and he will meet Rafael Natal.
UFC officials announced the new fight on Tuesday afternoon and the bout will be a five round contest.
UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3 will take place on November 6th from Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Natal (17-4-1) has won three straight fights with his most recent victory coming against Tor Troeng at UFC Fight Night 28. He won the fight of the night bonus in that fight and it was the first time he won a fight night bonus in UFC.
Kennedy (16-4) entered the UFC earlier this year after being a middleweight title contender in Strikeforce. He has won his last two fights, including his UFC debut against Roger Gracie at UFC 162 by unanimous decision.
The current UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3 card is below.
Tim Kennedy (16-4) vs. Rafael Natal (17-4-1)
Jorge Masvidal (25-7) vs. Rustam Khabilov (16-1)
Neil Magny (8-2) vs. Seth Baczynski (18-10)
Yoel Romero (5-1) vs. Ronny Markes (14-1)
Chris Camozzi (19-6) vs. Lorenz Larkin (13-1)
Francisco Rivera (9-2) vs. George Roop (14-9-1)
Michael Chiesa (9-1) vs. Colton Smith (3-2)
Steven Siler (23-10) vs. Dennis Bermudez (11-3)
Liz Carmouche (9-3) vs. Alexis Davis (14-5)
Bobby Green (20-5) vs. James Krause (20-4)
Amanda Nunes (8-3) vs. Germaine de Randamie (4-2)
Yves Edwards (42-20-1) vs. Yancy Medeiros (9-1)
Derek Brunson (10-2) vs. Brian Houston (10-2)