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UFC on FOX 4 open workout videos and interviews for 'Shogun vs Vera'

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just days away from kicking off its UFC on FOX 4: "Shogun vs. Vera" network televised fight card, headlined by a light heavyweight fight between Mauricio Rua vs. Brandon Vera, live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

As usual, the promotion held its traditional pre-fight media open workout in advance of this weekend's festivities, featuring "Shogun" and "The Truth," as well as co-main event stars and fellow 205-pound title contenders, Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader.

To see the complete open workout photos gallery click here.

Some of the highlights from yesterday's media extravaganza include Shogun laughing at the idea that he asked to be released rather than fight Glover Teixeira, Javier Mendez responding to the incendiary comments made by Josh Koscheck about AKA, plus a whole lot more.

Additional footage and video interviews, after the jump, and don't forget to subscribe to the MMA Nation YouTube Channel by clicking here. will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the UFC on FOX 4: "Shogun vs. Vera" on fight night, which is slated to air at 8 p.m. ET on FOX. We'll also deliver live results from the "Prelims" bouts on FUEL TV earlier than that around 5 p.m. ET.

For more on UFC on FOX 4: "Shogun vs. Vera" be sure to check out our complete event archive right here.

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