On Monday, two things were made official regarding “UFC on FOX: Shogun vs. Vera”; Staples Center in Los Angeles, California will in fact host the bash, and the card’s four featured fights were confirmed.
A light heavyweight bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (Pictured) and Brandon Vera headlines the festivities. Former 205-pound champ Lyoto Machida and Ryan Bader serve as the co-main attraction.
Heavyweights Travis Browne and Ben Rothwell will also battle on primetime television. Finally, lightweights Joe Lauzon and Terry Etim round out the FOX roster.
Tickets for the event go on sale this week.
FOX broadcasts the main card live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
Here are the athletes slated to appear in the show:
Josh Grispi vs. Pablo Garza
Nam Phan vs. Cole Miller
Michihiro Omigawa vs. Manny Gamburyan
Oli Thompson vs. Phil De Fries
Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado
Mike Swick vs. DaMarques Johnson
Matt Mitrione vs. Rob Broughton
Joe Lauzon vs. Terry Etim
Travis Browne vs. Ben Rothwell
Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera