The New Zealand native revealed the apparent booking on Twitter and Facebook. No date or location has been announced for UFC on Fuel TV 4, but the event is expected to take place in July, according to Fuel TV executive George Greenberg.
Now residing in Australia, Te Huna, 30, has won eight of his last nine fights. The Pirtek Athletic Allstars representative made his UFC debut in February 2010, finishing Igor Pokrajac via third-round technical knockout. Te Huna followed that performance with a loss, however, submitting to an Alexander Gustafsson rear-naked choke roughly 13 months ago at UFC 127. More recently, Te Huna earned a pair of impressive finishes, knocking Ricardo Romero cold in September before taking out Aaron Rosa by technical knockout at UFC on FX 2 on March 3.
Meanwhile, Vera has fought just three times in the last two years. The former heavyweight prospect kicked off 2010 in unenviable fashion, as he was dominated by future divisional kingpin Jon Jones at UFC Live 1. After recovering from facial fractures sustained in the contest, “The Truth” returned to the Octagon eight months later against Thiago Silva at UFC 125.
Silva initially emerged victorious in that contest, badly breaking Vera’s nose en route to a unanimous decision win. However, the result of the contest was later changed to a no contest by the Nevada Athletic Commission after it was determined that Silva had used an adulterant to mask the use of a banned substance. Vera, 34, stepped back into the cage this past October, taking a hard-fought split decision from Eliot Marshall at UFC 137.view original article >>
The leading MMA promotion has announced a new partner for pay-per-view events.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC®, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, today announced a new national charitable partnership with Miracle Flights, the nation’s leading nonprofit health and welfare flight organiz read news >>
Don’t be that guy. Actually, be that guy, Gilbert Burns. That knockout was something else.Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>
Friday’s UFC Fight Night 117 event drew an announced attendance of 8,571 in Japan. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Combate Americas is going old school with a one-night tournament in Mexico.Filed under: News read news >>
Ray Borg will get a chance at Demetrious Johnson after all. The UFC announced Wednesday the two will fight at UFC 216 in Las Vegas on Oct. 7. This comes after Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting reported F read news >>
UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a new digital partnership with combat sports network FITE TV, to broadcast the global brand’s Pay-Per-View events on its read news >>
A bantamweight scrap has been added to the UFC card in Norfolk, VA on Nov. 11 read news >>
Following a tough second round TKO loss on Saturday night at UFC 215, Mitch Clarke announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. It was an emotional moment for the veteran fighter as he was compe read news >>
Though it has been expected for quite some time, Dustin Poirier vs. Anthony Pettis on Wednesday was officially named the UFC Fight Night 120 main event. read news >>