Edgar-Henderson fight main event for UFC 144 in Japan
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.