With Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) poised to make its return to Japan with UFC 144: "Edgar vs. Henderson" at the Saitama Super Arena, there have been quite a few questions on some of the competitor's minds.
For instance, what's it like to fight in Japan versus the United States?
Well, for one thing, it's much quieter in between rounds. That's according to former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz, who told ESPN.com that he could "literally hear a pin drop."
"You can literally hear a pin drop in between rounds. Some fighters fight off that adrenaline. I myself feed off fans. There, everything was so quiet. I could hear my elbows bust off Wanderlei Silva's face."
Ortiz went to war against "The Axe Murderer" for three rounds at UFC 25, held at the
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