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UFC on Versus 1: Vera vs Jones

UFC on Versus 1
  • Sunday 03.21.2010 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Versus
  • Name: UFC on Versus 1: Vera vs Jones
  • Also Known As: UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: The Odeum Colorado
  • Location: Broomfield, Colorado, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $568,125
  • Attendance: 6,443
  • TV Ratings: 1,240,000 viewers
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 11
  • Event Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG

Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

    Black on white 26x21
  • Knockout of the Night
    John Howard vs. Daniel Roberts   |   $50,000 bonus to Howard
  • Knockout of the Night
    Jon Jones vs. Brandon Vera   |   $50,000 bonus to Jones
  • Knockout of the Night
    Junior dos Santos vs. Gabriel Gonzaga   |   $50,000 bonus to dos Santos
  • Submission of the Night
    Clay Guida vs. Shannon Gugerty   |   $50,000 bonus to Guida
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Referees

  • Tim Mills
    Pierce vs. Paulino Elkins vs. Ludwig (5)
  • Tom Johnson
    Howard vs. Roberts Brilz vs. Schafer (1)
  • Herb Dean
    Jones vs. Vera (11)Kongo vs. Buentello (9)Guida vs. Gugerty (7)
  • Josh Rosenthal
    dos Santos vs. Gonzaga (10)Sakara vs. Irvin (8)
  • Adam Martinez
    Marshall vs. Matyushenko (6)Schaub vs. Gormley (3)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for all MMA fights, from the biggest UFC's to remote regional cards. UFC on Versus 1 is closed for new predictions. 9 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: UFC on Versus 1 Leaderboard

UFC on Versus 1 Wiki Update Wiki

UFC Live was the first UFC event to be broadcast on Versus, which had previously only aired events from Zuffa, LLC sister promotion WEC. In a surprising move, the UFC decided to air a live event on the network, possibly in the hopes of gaining added viewers to the channel to assist the WEC in attracting more viewers to its free events.


In the main event, light heavyweight Jon Jones tore through Brandon Vera with a first-round TKO, while heavyweight striker Junior dos Santos knocked out Gabriel Gonzaga, also in the first round.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:56 PM ET
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Videos & Highlights

    Promo Video  |  UFC on Versus: Jones vs. Vera Spike TV Countdown special report dead link

    Watch the official UFC on Versus Countdown show for Brandon Vera vs. Jon Jones.

  • Promo Video  |  UFC on Versus: Gonzaga vs. Dos Santos Spike Tv Countdown special report dead link

    Watch the official Spike TV preview show for Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Junior dos Santos.

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