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The official weigh in event for UFC on FOX 4: "Shogun vs. Vera" is set to take place a week from Friday (August 3, 2012) LIVE from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 4 p.m. local time (7 p.m. ET).
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide a live video feed and up-to-the-second coverage of the UFC on FOX 4 weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.
UFC on FOX 4 will feature a light heavyweight showdown pitting Mauricio Rua against fellow striker Brandon Vera. In addition, former 205-pound champion Lyoto Machida gets back on the horse in attempt to lasso the resurgent Ryan Bader.
Here is the current UFC on FOX 4: "Shogun vs. Vera" fight card and line-up:
205 lbs.: Mauricio Rua vs. Brandon Vera
Main card (FOX):
Preliminary card (FUEL TV)
145 lbs.: Cole Miller vs. Nam Phan
205 lbs.: Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado
145 lbs.: Rani Yahya vs. Josh Grispi
265 lbs.: Philip De Fries vs. Oli Thompson
145 lbs.: Manny Gamburyan vs. Michihiro Omigawa
125 lbs.: Ulysses Gomez vs. John Moraga
For those fortunate enough to be in "The City of Angels" that weekend, remember the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. Doors to the weigh-in will open at 3 p.m. PT. In addition, UFC Fight Club members will be able to attend a special Q&A session with Dan Henderson at 2 p.m. PT.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Sat., Aug. 4, 2012), which is slated to air at 8 p.m. ET on FOX. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 5:00 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" bouts on Facebook and FUEL TV.
It's going to be a fun night of fights so don't miss it. And remember to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight UFC on FOX 4 coverage you can handle.
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