Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 2/7/12
Brandon Vera’s (Pictured) fanboys were ecstatic when the light heavyweight was granted a rematch with Thiago Silva. Those same fanatics were equally as puzzled when Vera revealed just three days after the announcement that he would be have to pull out of “UFC on FX 3″ due to injury. “The Truth” took to his Facebook over the weekend to clear the air regarding last week’s mysterious 72-hour stretch. “I’ve been bugging my manager, I’ve been bugging [UFC matchmaker] Joe Silva and the UFC, so as soon as Thiago Silva’s suspension was over and he was available, I would like to be the first one to fight him and get back in there with him. Kind of a welcome back thing,” Vera stated. “Finally the fight came, Joe said the fight can happen May 15th. My manager told me the fight is happening May 15th. “Without thinking, without talking to my coaches, without talking to my doctors, I verbally said ‘Yes, I’m down for the fight, let’s do this, let’s get it done. I’m in.’ The next morni
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