Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns with its "Countdown" preview show for UFC 144: "Edgar vs. Henderson," featuring a behind-the-scenes look as current Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar prepares to defend his strap against former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) kingpin Ben Henderson on Saturday night (Feb. 25, 2012) at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
Tune in TONIGHT (Tues., Feb. 21, 2012) at 9 p.m. ET on FUEL TV and talk, complain, whine, boast -- whatever it is you do -- about the program in the comments section below.
"Countdown" to UFC 144 will also feature a closer look at the 205-pound match up between Pride FC legend Quinton Jackson and The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 8 Champion Ryan Bader.
Replays will air on FUEL TV at the following days and times (ET):
Wednesday (Feb. 22) at 7 p.m.
Thursday (Feb. 23) at 8 p.m.
Friday (Feb. 24) at 5 p.m.
Here is the current UFC 144 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
Preliminary card (FX Channel):
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
Preliminary card (Facebook):
145 lbs.: Zhang Tiequan vs. Issei Tamura
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 7 p.m. ET.
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