UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson Live Results & Discussion Thread
UFC 144 is set to go down tonight live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFCâ€™s first ever return to Japan since UFC 29 in 2000.
The preliminary Card on Facebook.com kicks off at 7:30PM ET and the pay-per-view portion begins at 10:00PM ET.
Use this entry to discuss, cast predictions, debate decisions or follow along with the evenings action.
MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view)
Benson Henderson def. Frankie Edgar via unanimous decision (49-46,48-47,49-46)
Ryan Bader def. Quinton â€śRampageâ€ť Jacksonvia unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mark Hunt def. Cheick Kongo via TKO Round 1, 2:11
Jake Shields def. Yoshihiro AkiyamaÂ via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Tim Boetsch def. Yushin Okami via TKO (punches) Round 3, 0:54
Hatsu Hioki def. Bart Palaszewski via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Anthony Pettis def.Â Joe Lauzon via KO (headkick) Round 1, 1:21
PRELIMINARY CARD: (FX)
Takanori Gomi def. Eiji Mitsuok via (TKO ref stoppage) Round 2, 2:21
Vaughan Lee def. Norifumi â€śKidâ€ť Yamamoto via submission (armbar) Round 1, 4:29
Riki Fukuda def. Steve CantwellÂ via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27,30-27)
Chris Cariaso def. Takeya Mizugaki via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD: (Facebook)
Issei Tamura def. Tiequan Zhang via KO Round 2, 0:32