Vera not thinking about life after glove
The necessary elements to be a successful mixed martial artist were in place: good striking, solid wrestling and a winning attitude.
Brandon Vera possessed them all, and when he made his WEC debut on Jan. 22, 2005, labels like "future star" were heaped upon him.
The descriptions seemed appropriate then. "The Truth" won a WEC heavyweight tournament that night, and the UFC wasted no time gobbling him up.
Once on the big stage, Vera continued to ...
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