Vera returning to heavyweight vs. Rothwell at UFC 164 in Aug


MMA Junkie reports that Ben Rothwell and Brandon Vera are fighting at UFC 164 on Aug. 31, in a bout that may well see the loser released by the organization.

The fight will be a return to heavyweight for Vera, who debuted in the division, and won four straight, before successive losses to Tim Sylvia and Fabricio Werdum dictated a drop light heavyweight, where he went 4-4, with one NC.

Rothwell has fought only six times in five years in the UFC, alternating wins and losses, the latest being a submission loss to Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC on FX: Bisping vs. Belfort in January.

UFC 164 takes place Aug. 31 at Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The main card will air on PPV, though it is not yet know if Rothwell-Vera will be part of the main card or the prelims.


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PermitMeFisticuffsBrother site profile image  

5/17/13 9:29 AM by PermitMeFisticuffsBrother

unfortunately everything in that sentence made me chuckle.

Bobby Lupo site profile image  

5/17/13 8:40 AM by Bobby Lupo

There's a distrubing video of Rothwell beating up a fat retard wearing a shirt in an MMA match

2xAA site profile image  

5/17/13 8:33 AM by 2xAA

got that right

PermitMeFisticuffsBrother site profile image  

5/17/13 3:05 AM by PermitMeFisticuffsBrother


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5/16/13 4:35 PM by Arlovskis Chin

Rothwell via legendary vicious GnP

MartialArtsMixed site profile image  

5/16/13 3:45 PM by MartialArtsMixed

250?? PICS?

UGCTT_FryedTakayama site profile image  

5/16/13 11:39 AM by UGCTT_FryedTakayama

He's been fighting since 2001.

nolabrum site profile image  

5/16/13 11:34 AM by nolabrum

Vera is a solid 250 right now. He is not a 205er. He is about 6'3 6'4 he is going to fit right in with the Heavies.

Ch1ef site profile image  

5/16/13 10:31 AM by Ch1ef

No thank you.

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5/16/13 9:46 AM by jushintiger

Vera + Kaman = Easy winVera please go back to Kaman