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‘UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson’ Commercial (Video)

Written by Tom Ngo
February 20th, 2012
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UFC Poster 144 Japan Edgar Henderson Ramapge

With “UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson” set to jump off in just five days, the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion released a Godzilla-themed commercial to hype the pay-per-view broadcast.

It wasn’t us, but the first YouTube comment posted reads, “Why is Tito flying over Japan?”

December of 2000 was the last time the UFC hosted a show in Japan. Saturday’s event takes place inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama. A lightweight title affair between champ Frankie Edgar and Benson Henderson headlines the festivities.

Ortiz will not be in attendance.

Please click the media player below to watch the commercial:

Here is Saturday’s official roster:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 7:30PM ET/4:30PM PT)

Tiequan Zhang vs. Issei Tamura

(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Takeya Mizugaki vs. Chris Cariaso

Steve Cantwell vs. Riki Fukuda

Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto vs. Vaughan Lee

Takanori Gomi vs. Eiji Mitsuoka

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Joe Lauzon vs. Anthony Pettis

Hatsu Hioki vs. Bart Palaszewski

Yushin Okami vs. Tim Boetsch

Jake Shields vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama

Cheick Kongo vs. Mark Hunt

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Ryan Bader

Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar (UFC Lightweight Champion)

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