Following three straight losses in the UFC, the once up and coming contender Brandon “The Truth” Vera has been released by the UFC. In Vera’s recent loss against Thiago Silva, Vera had his nose badly disfigured, as Silva had mounted Vera’s back and sweltered him with a barrage of open fist strikes.

Loss Thiago Silva – Decision (Unanimous) UFC 125
Loss Jon Jones – TKO (Elbows and Punches) UFC Versus 1
Loss Randy Couture – Decision (Unanimous) UFC 105

Source: 5 oz. of Pain