UFC 144 weigh-in results, information and details for 'Edgar vs Henderson' on Feb. 24 in Japan

BOSTON - AUGUST 27: UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar weighs in at 154 lbs at the UFC 118 weigh-in at the TD Garden on August 27 2010 in Boston Massachusetts. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The official weigh in event for UFC 144: "Edgar vs. Henderson" is set to take place next Friday (Feb. 24, 2012) live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

TIME ZONE ALERT: The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 11 p.m. ET (1 p.m. local time).

As usual, MMAmania.com will provide up-to-the-second coverage of the UFC 144 weigh-ins, as well as provide a detailed recap of the festivities as soon as they conclude.

UFC 144: "Edgar vs. Henderson" will be headlined by a 155-pound title fight featuring number one division contender Ben Henderson, fresh off his unanimous decision win over Clay Guida, taking on reigning lightweight champion Frankie Edgar.

In addition, a welterweight clash between Jake Shields vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama is on tap, as well as a light heavyweight tilt between Quinton Jackson vs. Ryan Bader.

Here is the current "Edgar vs. Henderson" fight card and line-up:

Main Event:

155 lbs.: Frankie Edgar vs. Ben Henderson

Main Card: (Pay-per-view):

205 lbs.: Quinton Jackson vs. Ryan Bader
170 lbs.: Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Jake Shields
265 lbs.: Mark Hunt vs. Cheick Kongo
185 lbs.: Tim Boetsch vs. Yushin Okami
145 lbs.: Hatsu Hioki vs. Bart Palaszewski
155 lbs.: Joe Lauzon vs. Anthony Pettis

Preliminary card:

155 lbs.: Takanori Gomi vs. Eiji Mitsuoka
135 lbs.: Norifumi Yamamoto vs. Vaughan Lee
185 lbs.: Riki Fukuda vs. Steve Cantwell
135 lbs.: Takeya Mizugaki vs. Chris Cariaso
145 lbs.: Zhang Tiequan vs. Issei Tamura

For those fortunate enough to be in "The Land of the Rising Sun" next week, remember the weigh-in is FREE to attend and open to the public. In addition, UFC Fight Club members will be able to attend a special Q&A session with UFC Interim welterweight Champion Carlos Condit at 11:30 a.m. JST.

Remember that MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Sat., Feb. 25), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view. The latest quick updates of the preliminary card action will begin to flow earlier than that around 8 p.m. ET.

It's going to be a fun night of fights so don't miss it. And remember to check us out for all the pre, during and post-fight UFC 144 coverage you can handle.

For all the latest news and notes on "Edgar vs. Henderson" be sure to hit up our event archive right here.

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