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UFC winner takes himself out to McDonald's to celebrate

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Rafael Natal went to McDonald's with his girlfriend and his brothers to celebrate his TKO win over Kevin Casey at UFC on Fox 18.

After getting back to New York from Newark, UFC middleweight Rafael Natal didn't feel like partying to celebrate his TKO win over Kevin Casey.  Instead, he took his brothers and his girlfriend to McDonald's to have some burgers as Combate reported.

"It was so funny. My partner at Sapo Team, my girlfriend and my three brothers were in the U.S.A, so after I got back from the hospital they asked me what I wanted to do. My brothers wanted to go to some club to party, but I was exhausted and just wanted to be with my family at the hotel. When we got to New York it was two in the morning so ended up celebrating at this 24h McDonald's in Times Square. My brothers said I was crazy, that I should spend the money I just earned in a club, but I told them they were crazy. I was tired as hell so McDonald's it was."

His fourth win in a row and his first by TKO since getting in the UFC in 2010, Natal believes it's time for him to step up his game against a Top 15 opponent.

"I'm taking it slow, but I'll fight anyone in the Top 15. I want someone ranked or someone who has a big name. My managers said they would talk to me about my next steps soon. I want to fight sometime in May."

In his last four outings, Natal defeated the likes of Kevin Casey, Uriah Hall, Tom Watson and Chris Camozzi. The streak snapped a two-fight losing skid to Ed Herman and Tim Kennedy.