Following a brief and unexpected visit from the pesky injury bug, the 12-bout roster for “UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson” is once again complete.
The event takes place Sunday, February 26th inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama in order to accommodate a Saturday, February 25th 10PM ET/7PM PT start time in North America. The main card airs live on pay-per-view.
Still no word from the UFC on how the seven preliminary scraps will be made available for viewing.
The show features a lightweight title tilt between champion Frankie Edgar and Benson Henderson. Light heavyweights Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Ryan Bader will serve as the night’s co-main event.
Here are the athletes slated to pari
Tiequan Zhang vs. Nam Phan
Takeya Mizugaki vs. Chris Cariaso
Steve Cantwell vs. Riki Fukuda
Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto vs. Vaughan Lee
Hatsu Hioki vs. Bart Palaszewski
Takanori Gomi vs. Eiji Mitsuoka
Yushin Okami vs. Tim Boetsch
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Joe Lauzon vs. Anthony Pettis
Jake Shields vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama
Cheick Kongo vs. Mark Hunt
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Ryan Bader
Ben Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar (UFC Lightweight Champion)