“They offered me Dan Henderson, Wanderlei Silva, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, Lyoto Machida and then Reese Andy. I turned down Machida. Heâ€™s not someone you take on short notice. You gotta get ready for Machida. The other fighters turned down the other fights so thatâ€™s how we came to Reese.”
Brandon Vera, who will make his light heavyweight debut at UFC Fight Night 14 on July 19th against Reese Andy, tells the Baltimore Sun about the impressive list of fighters who turned down a short notice bout against “The Truth”.