UFC: Shogun vs. Vera was held by the UFC on August 5, 2012 (Aus time) at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
It was an outstanding day of fights which many Aussie fans are calling better than the recent run of pay-per-view events.
Of course the big news to come out of UFC: Shogun vs Vera is that Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida will face the winner of next month’s UFC 151 light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and Dan Henderson.
In case you missed it, here are the results from the event:
- Mike Swick defeated DaMarques Johnson by 2nd rd. KO
- Joe Lauzon defeated Jamie Varner by 3rd rd. Submission (Triangle Choke)
- Lyoto Machida defeated Ryan Bader by 2nd rd. KO
- Mauricio Rua defeated Brandon Vera by 4th rd TKO
- John Moraga defeated Ulysses Gomez by 1st rd. KO
- Manvel Gamburyan defeated Michihiro Omigawa by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Phil De Fries defeated Oli Thompson by 2nd rd. Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
- Rani Yahya defeated Josh Grispi by 1st rd. Submission (North / South Choke)
- Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado ends in No Contest due to doctor stoppage from eye poke.
- Nam Phan defeated Cole Miller by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)