Earlier today the fighters, along with UFC president Dana White, met for the pre-fight press conference. Because in just two days on August 4th, top contenders Shogun Rua and Brandon Vera will be battling it out at UFC on FOX 4 at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles. Co-headlining the event is Lyoto Machida and Ryan Bader. Also featured on the main are Joe Lauzon taking on Jamie Varner, and Mike Swick going against DaMarques Johnson.