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Watch Shogun-Vera highlights

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua stopped Brandon Vera by TKO in the fourth round of the light heavyweight bout at UFC on Fox 4 in Los Angeles. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Brandon Vera lost the fight, but won his career back on Saturday at UFC on Fox 4 in Los Angeles.

He fought gamely against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, who won by TKO in the fourth round. Rua landed a big left hook that moved Vera's mouth guard, and when Vera went to adjust it, he left himself open for a quick flurry of punches that ended the fight.

Below are some highlights of the fight.

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