by Jeff Cain – MMAWeekly.com
Brandon Vera versus Jon Jones was officially announced for March 21 at “UFC on Versus” during the WEC 46 broadcast, headlining the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first card on the network.
Vera heads into the fight coming off a loss to Randy “The Natural” Couture at UFC 105 in an extremely close bout. At the end of the night Couture got the unanimous decision nod.
Jon Jones is coming off a disqualification loss to Matt Hamill at “The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale.” Jones was dominating the fight and landed a series of illegal elbows rendering Hamill unable to continue.
Broomfield, Colorado will host the event.