By: Mike Thorwart
On Saturday February 25th, the UFC makes it’s return to Japan for UFC 144 where we will see Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar defend his title for the 4th time against former WEC lightweight champion, Ben Henderson.
Also on the card in the co-main event we will see “Rampage” Jackson taking on Ryan Bader.
The main card will be four hours and feature seven fights.
On Wednesday, February 22nd the UFC will hold open media workouts for some of the stars on the UFC 144 card.
The open workouts will take place at Gold’s Gym in Harajuku, Tokyo and the participants and times are as follows:
12 PM – 1 PM JST – Ben Henderson, Jake Shields & Kid Yamamoto
1 PM – 2 PM JST – Takanori Gomi and Ryan Bader
2 PM – 3 PM JST – Yoshihiro Akiyama and Yushin Okami
3 PM – 4 PM JST – Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Frankie Edgar
The open workouts are for media only and will be closed to the public.