‘Shogun’ Rua stops Vera in the 4th

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Brandon Vera was supposed to fold in the presence of Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. At least, that’s what most thought, given the lopsided odds that had Rua favored by as much as 5-to-1 by the time the UFC on FOX 4 main event went off.

It wasn’t quite so easy for Rua. In fact, it wasn’t easy at all. Vera came to battle, and put a scare in Rua for three-and-a-half rounds, until Rua could finally put him away with a fourth-round knockout.

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Brandon “The Truth” Vera Vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5)
Name Brandon Vera Brandon Vera
Height 6′ 3″ (190.5 cm)
Weight 207 (93.89 kg)
Record 12-5-0
Team City Boxing


Name Mauricio Rua Mauricio Rua
Height 6′ 1″ (185.42 cm)
Weight 205 (92.99 kg)
Record 20-6-0
Team Universidade da luta
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua defeated Brandon Vera by TKO (Punches, Round 4, 4:09)