Though his star is shining brighter than ever today, Brandon Vera regrets not making more of himself before the death of his beloved grandmother, the main pillar of strength and support for him growing up.

Though she passed on before the Filipino superstar reached his full potential, he believes that his wife, Jessica, has helped him to remain steadfast through life’s challenges. With the love of his life in his corner, “The Truth” returns to the cage to face his toughest test yet in Cage Warriors champion Mauro Cerilli at ONE: CONQUEST OF CHAMPIONS in Manila on Friday.