Vera loses to Werdum

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 08 2008 04:55 PM | Updated as of Jun 09 2008 12:55 AM

Filipino MMA fighter Brandon Vera lost to his taller rival Brazilian Fabrizio Werdum via technical knockout in their UFC match Saturday evening in London.

The 6’2" Filipino-Italian suffered was TKO'd in the hands of the bigger Werdum 4:40 minutes into the first round.

With the win Werdum now has a shot at the championship belt in the heavyweight division of the UFC.