Archive: Brandon Vera

Aug 9, 2012 11:18 am

Shogun tops UFC on FOX 4 salaries | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Two former UFC light-heavyweight champions led the payroll at last Saturday’s UFC on FOX 4 event, as Mauricio “Shogun” Rua ($240,000) and Lyoto Machida ($200,000) combined for 46 percent of the events $963,000 payroll. The main event of the evening proved to be very entertaining as Shogun Rua stopped Brandon Vera ($70,000) via fourth-round TKO. However, it...

Aug 5, 2012 12:08 pm

The Dragon emerges from UFC on Fox 4 as the #1 Contender | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that “whoever wins the most impressively” from the contests involving Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera and Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader would be deemed the #1 contender for the Light Heavyweight title. Machida and Bader were the first to take to the octagon...

Aug 4, 2012 1:37 pm

UFC on Fox 4 Official Results; Title Shot Announced

Main Bout (on Fox)(play by play) The main card of UFC on Fox was as exciting as a fan could hope for. Every fighter came carrying their A game. In the end it was a good night for one light heavyweight in particular. At the end of the broadcast Dana White announced that Lyoto Machida...

Aug 3, 2012 4:55 am

Jon Jones Has His Say On UFC On FOX 4 Headline Fights | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has his say on the UFC On FOX 4 headline bouts. Jones comments via his Official Twitter account. Jon Jones has fought and finished all four men who are set to feature on the UFC On FOX 4 headline bouts so who better to pick the...


Aug 3, 2012 4:07 am

Video | Shogun: UFC on FOX Camp | UFC News

Vicious strikes. Intense training. Beautiful singing? You have to be a jack of all trades to be in a UFC main event on FOX. See how former Light Heavyweight Champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua trains for his bout against Brandon Vera. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 2, 2012 7:20 am

Video | UFC On FOX 4: Shogun Rua Open Workout | UFC News

MMA H.E.A.T. brings you Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s open workout in advance of his main event fight with Brandon Vera at UFC on FOX 4, set to take place August 4th in Los Angeles, CA. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 2, 2012 7:05 am

Video | UFC on FOX 4: Brandon Vera Open Workout | UFC News

MMA H.E.A.T. brings you Brandon “The Truth” Vera’s open workout in advance of his fight with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC on FOX 4, set to take place August 4th in Los Angeles, CA. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 31, 2012 8:34 am

White Changes Tune, Says Four Fighters Now Competing for Shot at 205 lbs. Title | UFC NEWS

The fans have spoken, and UFC President Dana White heard them loud and clear. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Brandon “The Truth” Vera, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, and Ryan “Darth” Bader are now all competing for the next shot at the UFC light heayweight championship currently held by Jon “Bones” Jones. For his part, Jones must first...

Jul 30, 2012 3:42 pm

Dana White Confirms Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Winner Gets Title Shot | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White announced today during a media conference call that the winner of the UFC On FOX 4 main event will be the next man to challenge for the UFC Light-Heavyweight Title. The bout will be contested between Shogun Rua and Brandon Vera. Shogun was defeated by Jones at UFC 128 and...

Jul 29, 2012 3:06 am

Video | UFC: Shogun vs Vera Preview | UFC News

Two light heavyweight bouts will determine the next contender in the nastiest division of the UFC – don’t miss Shogun vs. Vera and Machida vs. Bader live on FOX.

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 15, 2012 10:55 am

"Shogun" Sets The Record Straight On Glover Issue | UFC NEWS

  By: Jason Kindschy Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been on the receiving quite a bit of criticism over the past week, with UFC president Dana White being the most vocal. Dana pushed the point home in an interview with MMAfighting.com’s Ariel Helwani. In response to a question regarding Rua not wanting to fight up-and-comer Glover...