New Main Event at UFC on FOX 4: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera

The new main event for UFC on FOX 4 in Los Angeles, California on August 4th was announced today; a light heavyweight bout between former champion, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and a man who maybe on his last leg with the company, Brandon Vera. The announcement was made by UFC officials.

Although a defeat, Rua is coming off one of the best fights of his career, a UFC 139 defeat to fellow PRIDE veteran, Dan Henderson last November, via unanimous decision. He was expected to face Quinton “Rampage” Jackson before he was forced into double knee surgery.

Vera has only won just one of his last four fights inside the octagon. That win came last time out against Eliot Marshall via unanimous decision, “The Truth” has his back against the wall in this fight which could make him dangerous if “Shogun” underestimates the former heavyweight fighter.

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