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Rua vs. Vera for No. 1 contender

Updated: July 31, 2012, 3:09 AM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

The next No. 1 light heavyweight contender in the UFC will be determined Saturday.

UFC president Dana White confirmed on Monday the winner of this weekend's UFC on Fox main event between Mauricio Rua and Brandon Vera will be next in line to challenge for the 205-pound belt.

Current champion Jon Jones is scheduled for a fourth title defense against Dan Henderson at UFC 151 in September. Should he win, it would set up a rematch of a prior fight, as he already holds past victories over ...

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