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YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan —The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing its mixed-martial arts extravaganza to Japan on Feb. 25 at the Saitama Super Arena.

The main card of UFC 144 features a lightweight championship bout between Frankie “The Answer” Edgar and Ben “Smooth” Henderson.

Other main matches include Quinton “Rampage” Jackson against Ryan “Darth” Bader; Mark “Super Somoan” Hunt against Cheick Kongo; Yoshihiro Akiyama against Jake Shields and Anthony “Showtime” Pettis against Joe “J Lau” Lauzon.

The event begins at 10 a.m., with the doors opening one hour before the first bout.

Tickets are available for purchase online.


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