On Thursday, Aug. 2, the UFC will hold a pre-fight press conference for its upcoming UFC on Fox 4 event which takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Aug. 4. The press conference will take place from the JW Marriott LA Live and is open to the public.

The press conference will feature UFC President Dana White as well as quartet of light heavyweights. Former UFC champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua meets Brandon Vera, while another former champ, Lyoto Machida, takes on Ultimate Fighter winner Ryan Bader on Saturday night.

In addition to the two light heavyweight bouts, the main card also features former WEC champion Jamie Varner battling Joe Lauzon in a lightweight affair and welterweight Mike Swick fights for the first time in two years against DaMarques Johnson. An additional six fights fill the night’s preliminary card.

Saturday’s main card will air live on Fox starting at 8 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will be shown on Fuel TV beginning at 5 p.m. ET.

The press conference will begin at 2 p.m. ET. A full stream of the action will appear below.

The UFC on Fox 4 card:

Main Card
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera
Ryan Bader vs. Lyoto Machida
Joe Lauzon vs. Jamie Varner
DaMarques Johnson vs. Mike Swick
Preliminary Card
Cole Miller vs. Nam Phan
Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado
Josh Grispi vs. Rani Yahya
Phil De Fries vs. Oli Thompson
Manny Gamburyan vs. Michihiro Omigawa
Ulysses Gomez vs. John Moraga

Photo: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (Sherdog)