ONE Championship has announced a showdown between UFC vet Brandon “The Truth” Vera (13-7) and unbeaten Chi “Chopper” Lewis-Parry (6-0) of England for the inaugural ONE Heavyweight Title. The championship bout will headline ONE: Spirit of Champions on Dec. 11, 2015, from the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines. Vera made an impressive ONE … Read more
Former UFC fighter currently signed to ONE Championship Brandon Vera has posted what appears to be a leaked email to his Facebook page from the UFC encouraging their fighters to reject unionization attempts by the Teamsters Union and Culinary Workers Union 226. Both unions recently announced a collaborative effort to organize UFC fighters. Companies encouraging … Read more
Part of what ONE FC has going for it is the Pride-ish rules that are in place. Soccer kicks and other bad assery are keys to the success. This morning Timofey Nastyukhin absolutely destroyed Eduard Folayang with a brutal flying knee followed up by kicks to the dome. It was pretty cool . ONE FC … Read more
It looks as if Brandon Vera has found a new employer following his release from the UFC. The Asian juggernaut ONE FC announced today that they have signed “The Truth” and expect him to grace a card later this year. Vera has been on the UFC roster since 2005 and a 2006 win over Frank … Read more
The UFC 164 PPV event will take place on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The event will be headlined by the UFC lightweight title fight between champion Ben Henderson and challenger Anthony Pettis. The fight is a rematch from their 2010 encounter under the WEC banner with Pettis earning the split decision win to become the final WEC lightweight champion.
UFC light heavyweight Brandon Vera took a little time to speak with our friend Aaron Tru from MMAPrime.tv after corning one of his fighters at a Bellator event. Vera talked about a recent MCL injury that will keep him out of action until around July, and why he’s hungrier than ever now since fans and critics thought he was washed up but he proved that he’s not in his last fight with Shogun Rua.