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Vera to return to heavyweight at UFC 164

It has been five years since Brandon Vera has graced the Octagon as a heavyweight, but at UFC 164, “The Truth” will oppose Ben Rothwell in a heavyweight clash.

Both fighters are coming off of losses, as Vera lost to “Shogun” Rua at UFC on Fox 4, while Rothwell lost to Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC on FX 7.

UFC 164 will take place on Aug. 31 in Milwaukee, Wisc.

Photo: Brandon Vera(Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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Brian McKenna was born and raised in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts. A sports nut from as long as he can remember, he came to be a fan of Mixed Martial Arts from a roommate watching The Ultimate Fighter while attending Westfield State College. Brian came to writing by starting his own blog, Four Down Territory, which focuses on Boston based sports, life, and of course MMA.