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“UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson” Official Event Poster

Written by Tom Ngo
December 14th, 2011
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UFC Poster 144 Japan Edgar Henderson Ramapge

Although Japanese mixed martial arts is going through a bit of a rough patch, the promotions in the Orient typically produce more aesthetically appealing event posters than those generated in North America.

With the UFC set to make their highly-anticipated return to Japan on February 26th, the Octagon’s graphics department decided to step their game up and create an artsy masterpiece of a billboard for UFC 144.

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.

The Saitama Super Arena in Saitama hosts the festivities.

The pay-per-view broadcast airs live in the US at 10PM ET/7PM PT.

Here is the card’s complete roster:

Preliminary Bouts:

Tiequan Zhang vs. Leonard Garcia

Takeya Mizugaki vs. Chris Cariaso

Steve Cantwell vs. Riki Fukuda

Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto vs. Vaughan Lee

Hatsu Hioki vs. Bart Palaszewski

Takanori Gomi vs. George Sotiropoulos

Yushin Okami vs. Tim Boetsch

Main Bouts:

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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