It's no fun being relegated to undercard status after being tabbed a future star. Brandon Vera is at that crossroads after losing three of four fights. He's been ripped by UFC president Dana White, who has questioned his drive. And now fans and media are asking who is this guy you're fighting, Mike Patt? But be careful the way you pose the question on the eve of UFC 96:
"(Expletive) 'em," Vera said reacting to the media questioning where he is in his career. "I don't give a (expletive). I'm here to fight. I don't need to be televised. I don't need to be the superstar, I need to get in there in fight and whup people's asses."
Watch Vera with Cage Writer as he prepares to fight Patt (3:20 mark):