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James Te Huna To Face Brandon Vera At UFC On Fuel 4 In July

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Light heavyweight slugger James Te Huna will return to the octagon in July, and he'll be facing a veteran who will be making his comeback from injury. UFC on Fuel doesn't have a date or location yet, but it has a fight. The source? Te Huna himself tweeted about the fight a little while ago:

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Jamie Te Huna
I'm fighting Brandon Vera, UFC on fuel 4
Apr 12 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

Te Huna (14-5) has competed four times in the UFC, picking up three wins. His only loss was to UFC on Fuel 2 main eventer Alexander Gustafsson by first-round submission at UFC 127. His last two bouts have lasted a total of two minutes and fifty-five seconds, with the New Zealand native winning by KO over Ricardo Romero and TKO over Aaron Rosa, respectively.


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Post #1   4/12/12 11:34:54PM   

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Nice match making. I hope Te Huna can put him away.

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Post #2   4/13/12 12:36:49AM   

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I envision another broken nose......

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Post #3   4/13/12 12:58:45AM   

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Definitely an intriguing match-up...Te Huna has been on a tear lately.

Post #4   4/13/12 2:09:04AM   

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Posted by Budgellism

Nice match making. I hope Te Huna can put him away.



Post #5   4/13/12 2:37:54AM   

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Very nice match up

Post #6   4/13/12 2:42:20AM   

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Really hope te huna puts him to sleep!

Post #7   4/13/12 4:47:29AM   

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another good match up! cant wait to see this fight!

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Post #8   4/13/12 6:38:40AM   

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Excellent match up. If anyone has the ability to take the snooze fest out of a vera fight, its big tuna

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Posted by airkerma

Excellent match up. If anyone has the ability to take the snooze fest out of a vera fight, its big tuna




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Vera might just have the tools to pick up a win in this fight. But he also might have had the tools to pick up a win in every fight he's ever lost. So maybe his tools are broken.

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Posted by Pookie

Vera might just have the tools to pick up a win in this fight. But he also might have had the tools to pick up a win in every fight he's ever lost. So maybe his tools are broken.



I don't know what is a more apt metaphor for Brandon Vera: an empty toolbox or an amputee trying to handle a hacksaw.

Vera's physical peak was five and six years ago when he had more skill than Fat Mir and Tim Sylvia (and less size). He's still trying to find his way at light heavyweight in a sport that has progressed by miles while he moves only meters.

Post #12   4/14/12 9:38:13PM   

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He's like Arlovski (minus the glass jaw) , he's got all of these skills that he's fairly good at but they don't work together very well.....like Helper and no Hamburger

Post #13   4/14/12 10:34:00PM   

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i dont know why but i still believe the vera hype..just barely. he is gonna have his hands full, te huna is no joke and he certainly is no reece andy !

Post #14   4/14/12 11:37:08PM