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New Main Event Announced For UFC On FOX

As noted earlier, Brian Stann has been injured and forced out of his planned UFC on Fox 4 main event bout against Hector Lombard.

The UFC announced a new main event for the card; Brandon Vera vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in a light-heavyweight clash. Rua has been removed from the UFC 149 card on July 21st in Calgary, where he was scheduled to face Thiago Silva. Silva had to pull out of the fight after suffering an injury.

Vera was also scheduled for a fight in July, as the former UFC heavyweight contender was slated to face James Te Huna at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman on July 11th. The UFC stated that a new opponent for Te Huna will be named shortly.