Originally Posted by DanC
I've got to agree with you here man. Vera still has some great stand-up, hence Silva taking this to the ground repeatedly, because he wasn't fairing too well. Vera still has some great skills and talents, but his commitment is questionable. I think the drawbacks to Vera's game are mental, not physical.
He's definitely lacking some mental toughness and confidence. I believe he could and should get to 185.