UFC 144 Fight Card: Edgar vs. Henderson

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

<a class='sbn-auto-link' href=UFC 144 fight card features Frankie Edgar vs. Ben Henderson." src="http://cdn0.sbnation.com/imported_assets/958021/frankieedgar136el.jpg" align="right" />The entire UFC 144 fight card has been announced for the promotion's return to Japan on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan.

In the main event, lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will defend his belt against former WEC champ Ben Henderson.

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, who last fought in Japan exactly six years removed from UFC 144, returns to the Land of the Rising Sun to face TUF 8 winner Ryan Bader.

Out of the 12 bouts scheduled for the card, seven of the competitors are Japanese. Check out the complete UFC 144 fight card below.

UFC 144 will air live in North America on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET.

Pay-Per-View Bouts - 10 p.m. ET

Frankie Edgar vs. Benson Henderson
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
Hatsu Hioki vs. Bart Palaszewski

Preliminary Bouts on FX - 8:00 p.m. ET

Takanori Gomi vs. Eiji Mitsuoka
Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto vs. Vaughan Lee
Riki Fukuda vs. Steve Cantwell
Takeya Mizugaki vs. Chris Cariaso

Preliminary Bout on Facebook - 7:30 p.m. ET

Tiequan Zhang vs. Issei Tamura

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