Coming off back-to-back losses, Brandon Vera knows that the opportunities to remain in the Octagon are going to dry up if he doesn’t get back on the winning track. That’s why he’s grateful for the opportunity to not only remain with the UFC, but to get to do so against a Top 10 ranked opponent in Thiago Silva.

Vera spoke with the media at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Wednesday afternoon, fielding questions about his time in the Octagon and his UFC 125 fight against Silva.

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