197 Search Results for brandon vera

Jun 7, 2012 4:59 am

Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Set For UFC On Fox 4 Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC having matched Hector Lombard with Tim Boetsch at UFC 149 and Stann out injured this has left the UFC on FOX 4 show without a main event. Enter Shogun Rua who’s UFC 149 opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the bout due to injury and will now face Brandon Vera. Here’s...

Apr 13, 2012 8:04 am

James Te Huna tweets Brandon Vera as next opponent for UFC on FUEL TV 4

According to Te Huna’s recent tweets, the New Zealand native is set to do battle with long time UFC veteran Brandon Vera. I’m fighting Brandon Vera, UFC on fuel 4 — Jamie Te Huna (@JamesTeHuna) April 12, 2012 As of now, this is the only announced match up for the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV...

Feb 6, 2012 8:57 am

Brandon Vera Injured, Out Of UFC on FX Bout With Thiago Silva

A highly anticipated light-heavyweight rematch between Brandon Vera and Thiago Silva has been scratched with news that Vera has received an injury while training. The two were scheduled to face off on the upcoming UFC on FX 2 event. No word on the extent of Vera’s injury was given. The two last fought back at...


Oct 20, 2011 7:29 am

Brandon Vera: Thiago Silva is a piece of $#!T

“The whole fight [against Thiago Silva] I just kept asking myself, what the hell is going on? Why is this? I train with Phil Davis, Travis Browne, the Noguiera brothers, Junior Dos Santos…I train with some big dudes man and nobody has ever just been able to hold me down you know?… but now that...

Dec 5, 2014 9:14 am

ONE FC 23 Results: Vera, Gracie Dominate

e Early this morning in Manila, the ONE Fighting Championship MMA Promotion returned to action from the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philipines. UFC heavyweight veteran, Brandon Vera made a triumphant return and was one of seven fighters who finished their bouts before the final bell. The full One FC 23 results are as...

Nov 30, 2014 3:01 pm

Vera on UFC: “The respect the fighters are not given is a big deal”

Brandon Vera, a UFC veteran of 16 fights, who was recently signed by ONE FC, will be stepping back into the cage this weekend in the Philippines at ONE FC: Warrior’s Way. Ahead of the bout, Vera spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss his departure from the UFC, and why he believes fighters should be respected...

Sep 2, 2013 10:45 am

VIDEO | UFC 164 Highlights: Rothwell vs. Vera

Video: Highlights: Rothwell – Vera Last weekend during the UFC 164 pay-per-view Brandon Vera made a disappointing return to the UFC’s heavyweight division. Check out the full highlights of his fight against Ben Rothwell here.

Aug 6, 2012 8:09 pm

My UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera M.V.P.

This past Saturday night the UFC and Fox collaborated on what was without a doubt there most exciting show since they partnered up almost a year ago. Ever since the UFC debuted on Fox last November with Cain Velasquez defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Junior Dos Santos the rating have decreased with each and...

Jul 2, 2012 1:01 am

Shogun And Lombard Open As Heavy Favorites Over Vera And Boetsch | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard is set to make his UFC debut at UFC 149. In his first UFC bout he faces Tim Boetsch a former Light-Heavyweight now Middleweight who is currently on a three fight win streak and undefeated as a Middleweight. According to Nick Kalikas from BetOnFighting.com Lombard is...

Jun 18, 2012 3:48 pm

TICKETS FOR UFC on FOX: SHOGUN vs. VERA AT STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES ON SALE FRIDAY

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua continues his quest back to the title when he collides with Muay Thai ace Brandon “The Truth” Vera at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug. 4. The Ultimate Fighting Championship formally announced today that the Rua-Vera showdown will take place at the home of...

Jun 13, 2012 8:27 am

Shogun Believes The Vera Fight 'Should Please All The Fans' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in an interview with FightersOnly. Shogun comments on his new opponent Brandon Vera after his original opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the fight due to injury. “Brandon Vera is a very dangerous fighter, has a sharpened Muay Thai and has already defeated great names inside the UFC. After so...

Feb 8, 2012 2:22 pm

Thiago Silva Keeps His Place On FX 3 | Igor Pokrajac In For Injured Vera

With the recent news that Brandon Vera was forced to withdraw from his UFC on FX 3 rematch with Thiago Silva, the UFC matchmaking department went to work and found a suitable replacement for the returning Brazilian. In the place of Vera comes Igor Pokrajac announced UFC officials earlier today. UFC on FX 3 is...

Dec 2, 2016 7:30 am

VIDEO | One Championship show delivers incredible, flying-knee knockout

Mohamed Ali vs Leandro Ataides #ONEFightNight #ONEGIFs pic.twitter.com/nmIytaa2r6 — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) December 2, 2016 Singapore’s One Championship may have recently outlawed the soccer kicks for which it was famous, but it still produces some truly incredible knockouts. One such knockout occurred this morning, during the organization’s latest show “Age of Domination,” which occured at...

Sep 30, 2016 7:30 pm

Ben Rothwell targeting early 2017 return to the Octagon

On April 10th of 2016, top ranked UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell stepped into the Octagon for what many believed to be a #1 contender fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. ‘Big Ben’ was riding 4-fight win streak into the fight that saw him finish four straight fights. After serving a 9-month suspension...

May 29, 2016 9:02 pm

Fabricio Werdum returns at UFC 203 in Cleveland

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (20-6-1 MMA) will return to the octagon this September in Cleveland when he squares off with Ben Rothwell (36-10 MMA) on the main card of UFC 203. Werdum was just in action at UFC 198, where he lost his heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic in the evening’s main event....