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Brandon Vera Calls Out Recently-Returned Thiago Silva

It seems that Brandon Vera wants another shot at Thiago Silva. Silva beat Vera down at UFC 125 and initially won a lopsided decision, but the fight was switched to a no-contest after Silva knowingly submitted a fake urine sample. Silva's suspension recently ended, and it didn't take The Truth long to get wind of it:

Good Morning FB!!! I just heard my dear friend Thiago Silva is back...... I want that ass. No H_m_.
Jan 09 via FacebookFavoriteRetweetReply

He did the editing there, not me. Vera was initially cut by the UFC after the loss, but was given a reprieve after Silva was suspended. Vera returned to the octagon at UFC137 and faced Eliot Marshall. He controlled the first two rounds, but Marshall dominated the third and had Vera in a nasty armbar that actually broke Vera's arm. Vera persevered to the final bell though, and while a lot of people thought Marshall should have been given a 10-8 round for the third and the fight should have been a draw, Vera was declared the victor via unanimous decision.

Is a Vera/Silva rematch a good idea for Thiago's return? When would Vera even be ready to fight? My guess is that Silva will be given someone higher up the depth chart than Vera, but who knows at this point.

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