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UFC Quick Quote: Brandon Vera is going to push Jon Jones


"His game is tight. His striking is good. His defense works good. We’ve been studying him for a while, and his biggest weakness is his inexperience. That’s the only X-factor in this game. Everything else is almost like a seasoned vet. Nobody’s ever been able to push Jones. He said he’s trying to stay comfortable and relaxed in the ring. Between me and Jones, if you just watch both of us fight, both of us has a hole -- somebody drops a hand here, somebody drops a hand there, somebody turns the wrong way and both of us have been capitalizing on other opponents (this way).  I’ve been trying to finish fights. I’m getting more and more comfortable in the 205-pound division. It’s a different pace, a different game, (and) I’m feeling a lot better."

UFC light heavyweight standout and Muay Thai striker Brandon Vera (via wants to show Jon Jones "The Truth" about where he stands in the 205-pound division when they square off at UFC on Versus 1 from the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado, on March 21. "Bones" has been obliterating the competition since his UFC debut in 2008 and could vault himself into title contention with a dominant performance over Vera. But how will he respond if Vera turns up the heat?

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