‘UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson’ Extended Video Preview

Written by Tom Ngo
February 11th, 2012

UFC Lightweight Frankie Edgar

In anticipation of their long-awaited return to the Orient, the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion has released an extended video preview for “UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson.”

The show takes place Sunday, February 26th inside Saitama Super Arena in Japan 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.

FX will broadcast a handful of prelims beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

The event features a lightweight title tilt between champion Frankie Edgar (Pictured) and Benson Henderson. Light heavyweights Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Ryan Bader will serve as the night’s co-main event.

Please click the media player below to watch the promo:

Here is the card’s official roster:

Preliminary Card:

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

Main Card:

(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)

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