The Staples Center was treated to a grand event Saturday night at UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera. While Mauricio “Shogun” Rua scored a main event victory, it was Lyoto Machida earning the next shot at the UFC light heavyweight title.
Machida knocked out Ryan Bader in the second round of the co-main event. Rua downed Brandon Vera with a fourth round knockout.
The attendance inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles was 16,080. The live gate was $1.1 million.