UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson goes down tomorrow night from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan and will feature a main event between UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Ben Henderson.
Today, all fighters competing on the card tipped the scales and made weight for their respective bouts. Don’t forget to check back on FightLine tomorrow for our live, ongoing coverage of the event.
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
-Featherweight: Tiequan Zhang (146) vs. Issei Tamura (145)
Preliminary Card (FX)
-Bantamweight: Takeya Mizugaki (135) vs. Chris Cariaso (136)
-Middleweight: Riki Fukuda (185) vs. Steve Cantwell (185)
-Bantamweight: Norifumi Yamamoto (136) vs. Vaughan Lee (135)
-Lightweight: Takanori Gomi (155) vs. Eiji Mitsuoka (154)
-Lightweight: Anthony Pettis (155)vs. Joe Lauzon (156)
-Featherweight: Hatsu Hioki (145) vs. Bart Palaszewski (146)
-Middleweight: Yushin Okami (185) vs. Tim Boetsch (186)
-Welterweight: Yoshihiro Akiyama (169) vs. Jake Shields (170)
-Heavyweight: Mark Hunt (264) vs. Cheick Kongo (229)
-Light Heavyweight: Quinton Jackson (211)* vs. Ryan Bader (205)
-For the UFC Lightweight Championship: (C) Frankie Edgar (154) vs. Ben Henderson (154)
*Jackson missed weight by five pounds and has forfeited twenty percent of his purse to opponent Ryan Bader; the fight will go on.