Live UFC on FOX 4 discussion thread for 'Road to the Octagon' special on FOX


Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns with another television special preview show, "Road to the Octagon," for UFC on Fox 4 "Shogun vs. Vera," featuring a behind-the-scenes look at Mauricio Rua vs. Brandon Vera from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, on Sat., Aug. 4, 2012.

Tune in TODAY (Sun., July 29) at 2 p.m. ET on FOX and talk, complain, whine, boast -- whatever it is you do -- about the program in the comments section below.

Replays will air on FUEL TV at the following days and times (ET):

Tues., July 31 at 9 p.m.
Wed., Aug. 1, at 10:00 a.m.
Thurs., Aug. 2, at 11p.m.
Sat., Aug. 4, at 3 p.m.

"Shogun vs. Vera" features a healthy line up of meaningful fights, as "Shogun" battles "The Truth," Lyoto Machida takes on Ryan Bader, Joe Lauzon squares off against Jamie Varner, and Mike Swick returns to tango with DaMarques Johnson.

Here is the rest of the UFC on FOX 4 fight card and line-up:

Main Event:

205 lbs.: Mauricio Rua vs. Brandon Vera

Main card (FOX):

205 lbs.: Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader
170 lbs.: Mike Swick vs. DaMarques Johnson
155 lbs.: Jamie Varner vs. Joe Lauzon

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 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.

For all the latest "Shogun vs. Vera" news and notes click here.

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