On Friday, Aug. 3, the UFC held the weigh-ins for UFC on Fox 4: Shogun vs. Vera from the Staples Center in Los Angeles . The Aug. 3 event takes place from the same venue. All 20 fighters made weight for the event.
The card features a 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. The fighter who wins in the most impressive manner will be the next to challenge the winner of the UFC 151 light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Dan Henderson.
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 fighters hit the scales to weigh-in at 7 p.m. ET today. A stream of the action, as well as the full results, appears below.
Lyoto Machida (201) vs. Ryan Bader (205)
Joe Lauzon (155.8) vs. Jamie Varner (156)
Mike Swick (170) vs. DaMarques Johnson (171)
Phil Davis (205.5) vs. Wagner Prado (205)
Josh Grispi (146) vs. Rani Yahya (145.5)
Phil De Fries (235) vs. Oli Thompson (232)
Manny Gamburyan (145.5) vs. Michihiro Omigawa (145.5)
Ulysses Gomez (125.5) vs. John Moraga (125.5)
Photo: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (Rob Tatum/The MMA Corner)