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Former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight Brandon Vera might not be on the card for ONE Championship’s next event at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, but the Fil-Am fighter says that whatever happens, he is going to be cageside on April 24, 2015. "I have never felt so loved or welcomed anywhere in the world like I do/am in the Philippines and even if I am not fighting I want to come to Manila in April, support ONE Championship, teach, and just enjoy the Philippines." ONE Championship: "Va read news >>

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Former UFC fighters Brandon Vera and Pablo Garza are the latest names seeking to take on the promotion in court. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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"Superman" won't be flying alone... "The Truth" has been revealed ... as the latest mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter to join the recent class-action lawsuit against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Joining Brandon Vera in his quest to seek damages against ZUFFA LLC for allegedly violating antitrust laws is deposed featherweight Pablo Garza. Bloody Elbow brought word of the legal update earlier this week. Vera (13-7) parted ways with UFC earlier this year following consecutive losses in 2013 read news >>

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Just in time for Christmas, a third antitrust class action complaint was filed with Brandon Vera and Pablo Garza named as the plaintiffs. Another antitrust suit has been filed in the California Northern District Court against Zuffa, LLC, the majority owner of the UFC: 5:14-cv-05621 Vera et al v. Zuffa, LLC. The plaintiffs this time are listed as former UFC fighters Pablo Garza and Brandon Vera. The complaint has been assigned to Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins. Vera was at one time a serious read news >>

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Brandon Vera earns his first knockout in five years, Alessio Sakara returns, plus Mamed Khalidov and World's Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski--all that and more in this week's Beyond the Octagon. It was a packed weekend, with UFC, Bellator and Strikeforce veterans, a prospect or two, the JMMA oldguard, plus the best giant rock lifter what ever lifted a rock. Let's jump in. First up, at One FC 23, Roger Gracie (7-2, 0-1 UFC, 4-1 Strikeforce, 1-0 Sengoku), exhibited a surprisingly sturdy chin an read news >>

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This past week’s “ONE FC 23: Warrior’s Way” event had some notable names and – thanks to the Asian promotion’s liberal rule set – some absolutely brutal finishes.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

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Bibiano Fernandes entered his ONE FC title defense as one of the most well-regarded bantamweights on the planet outside the UFC and certainly looked the part, choking out unbeaten challenger Dae Hwan Kim in the second round. "The Flash," a multiple-time BJJ world champion, was keen to get the fight into his world, shooting for a takedown in the opening seconds and, after some struggle, completing it against the cage. Kim looked to dissuade him with elbows, only to earn a yellow card for landing read news >>

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Bibiano Fernandes had one goal in mind at ONE FC 23: end his recent rash of decisions. And fortunately that's just what he did. In what was inarguably Fernandes' best ONE FC performance to date, the Brazilian defended his bantamweight title by submitting previously undefeated Dae Hwan Kim with a slick second-round rear-naked choke to cap off the night's main event in Manila, Philippines. Frustrated by fighting to decisions in each of his first four ONE FC bouts, Fernandes (17-3) fished with rene read news >>

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"The Truth" will set you free. Or knock your ass out, depending on the situation. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Brandon Vera got back into the win column inside Mall of Asia Arena (MOA) in Manila, Philippines, earlier this morning (Fri., Dec. 5, 2014) by polishing off Igor Subora in the co-main event of ONE FC 23 "Warrior's Way." Get full results and play-by-play here. Vera (13-7, 1 NC) was controlling the stand up for the majority of the opening frame, sending the Ukra read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Watch how UFC vets Brandon Vera and Roger Gracie won their bouts in Manila. ONE FC hosted another event in Manila, and it featured Brandon Vera's homecoming of sorts as he fought in the Philippines for the first time in his career. He took on URCC heavyweight champion Igor Subora, and after a few good exchanges early, the UFC veteran landed a straight left that dropped the Manila-based Ukrainian and Vera followed up with soccer kicks for the finish. Roger Gracie also showcased a much improved st read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Following a hand injury that sidelined him for several months, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) parted ways with longtime heavyweight and light heavyweight mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Brandon Vera. No hard feelings on either side. But now that Vera (12-7, 1 NC) has found a new place to ply his trade, starting with a heavyweight bangfest against Igor Subora at ONE FC 23 on Friday (Dec. 5, 2014) in the Philippines, "The Truth" insists he wasn't treated with the respect he felt was coming read news >>

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Herbert Burns, however, was not as successful. 04 December 2014 - MANILA, Philippines: ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) announced today that all but one of the mixed martial artists competing tomorrow have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: WARRIOR'S WAY which takes place tomorrow evening at the state-of-the-art MOA Arena. Herbert Burns came in over the featherweight limit and his bout against Honorio Banario will now be a catchweight contest. Tickets for ONE FC: WARRIOR'S WAY on 5 December read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Brandon Vera could not be happier with ONE FC. He's just rubbed the wrong way by how things ended between him and his former employer. Vera told MMA Fighting that after he turned down the UFC's initial contract extension offer earlier this year, he found out from social media that he had been released from the organization. No one from the UFC picked up the phone to call him first. "It wasn't handled the way it should be," said Vera, who had been with the organization for nine years. "I was a lo read news >>

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Igor Subora may have already claimed a championship, but believes a win over UFC veteran Brandon Vera at ONE FC: Warrior's Way would be historic. read news >>

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