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UFC 144 fight card for Japan looks impressive


Frankie "The Answer" Edgar, right, walks away after knocking out Gray "The Bully" Maynard in the fourth round during the UFC 136 lightweight title bout. (Oct. 8, 2011) Credit: AP

The UFC heads to Japan for its first show in Asia on Feb. 26, 2012, and it's bringing an impressive card. At least for now, provided no one gets injured in the three months ahead.

Have a look at the card below:

Main card

Frankie Edgar vs. Ben Henderson (lightweight championship)
Rampage Jackson vs Ryan Bader
Mark Hunt vs Cheick Kongo
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs Jake Shields
Anthony Pettis vs Joe Lauzon


Yushin Okami vs Tim Boetsch
Takanori Gomi vs George Sotiropoulos
Hatsu Hioki vs Bart Palaszewski
Kid Yamamoto vs Vaughan Lee
Riki Fukuda vs Steve Cantwell
Takeya Mizugaki vs Chris Cariaso
Leonard Garcia vs Tiequan Zhang

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