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