UFC 144: Edgar Vs. Henderson Fight Card Complete With 12 Bouts
Seven main card fights and five preliminary bouts complete the lineup
By FCF Staff
The 12-bout fight card for UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson, which will take place on Sunday, Feb. 26 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, is complete.
The event will mark the third UFC fight card in Japan and the promotion’s first in almost 12 years. Preliminary fights will stream on Facebook and air on FX and the main card will air on Pay-Per-View.
The two-hour preliminary card broadcast on FX will begin at 8 p.m. ET. The first preliminary card bout between Issei Tamura and Tiequan Zhang will stream on Facebook at 7:30 p.m. ET.
UFC 29, which took place in Tokyo on Dec. 16, 2000, was the promotion’s last event staged in Japan.
Complate UFC 144 fight card:
Main Card (Airs on Pay-Per-View)
Champion Frankie Edgar vs. Challenger Ben Henderson (for lightweight title)
Ryan Bader vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson
Cheick Kongo vs. Mark Hunt
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Jake Shields
Tim Boetsch vs. Yushin Okami
Hatsu Hioki and Bart Palaszewski
Joe Lauzon vs. Anthony Pettis
Preliminary Card (Airs on FX)
Takanori Gomi vs. Eiji Mitsuoka
Vaughan Lee vs. Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto
Steve Cantwell vs. Riki Fukuda
Chris Cariaso vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Preliminary Card (Live stream on Facebook)
Issei Tamura vs. Tiequan Zhang