Igor Pokrajac Replaces Injured Brandon Vera Against Thiago Silva At UFC On FX3
By FCF Staff
Igor “The Duke” Pokrajac (24-8) will replace injured Brandon “The Truth” Vera in the light heavyweight matchup with Thiago Silva (14-2 ) at UFC on FX3 at Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. on May 15, UFC officials have confirmed.
In his last start, Pokrajac scored a tremendous 35 second KO of powerhouse Krzysztof Soszynski at UFC 140 on Dec. 10, 2011. The win was his second straight, following a March 3, 2011 first round TKO (fighter retired after the first round) of Todd Brown at UFC Live 3.