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Saturday, Feb 18, 2012

UFC 144: Edgar Vs. Henderson Fight Card Complete With 12 Bouts

Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto

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

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:47 am
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