‘UFC’s Road to the Octagon’ Debuts Today of FOX

Written by Tom Ngo
July 29th, 2012

UFC Light Heavyweight Brandon Vera

We have once again entered fight week. To help generate some hoopla for Saturday’s “UFC on FOX: Shogun vs. Vera” event, FOX will debut “UFC’s Road to the Octagon” today at 2PM ET/11PM PT.

The hour-long documentary focuses on Brandon Vera (Pictured) and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua as they prepare for their light heavyweight shootout.

Staples Center in Los Angeles, California hosts this weekend’s festivities.

FOX will broadcast the main card live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

Please click the media player below to watch the preview:

Here is the show’s official roster:

Preliminary Card:


John Moraga vs. Ulysses Gomez

Michihiro Omigawa vs. Manny Gamburyan

Oli Thompson vs. Phil De Fries

Josh Grispi vs. Rani Yahya

Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado

Nam Phan vs. Cole Miller

Main Card:


Mike Swick vs. DaMarques Johnson

Joe Lauzon vs. Jamie Varner

Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera

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