UFC 144: Match ups

UFC 144 is right around the corner, and it provides some intriguing match ups for fight fans.  Get ready because we will be enjoying these match ups Saturday February, 25, 2012 at 7pm pst 10pm est:

Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar (14-1-1) defends his title against Benson ‘Smooth’ Henderson (15-2-0) for the lightweight title.

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson (32-9-0) looks to take out Ryan Bader (14-2-0) to see who elevates in the light heavyweight rankings.

Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt (7-7-0) takes on the always game Cheick Kongo (27-6-2) in a heavyweight bout.

Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-4-0, 2nc) against a difficult opponent in Jake Shields (26-6-1)

Yushin “Thunder” Okami (27-6-0) fights Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch (14-4-0) in a middleweight match.

Hatsu Hioki (25-4-2) will meet Bart “Bartimus” Palaszewski (34-13-0) for a featherweight fight.

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (12-2-0) faces Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon (20-6-0) in a lightweight match.

Takanori “The Fireball Kid” Gomi (32-8-0, 1nc) meets Eiji Mitsuoka (18-7-2) for another lightweight match.

Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto (18-5-0, 1nc) will fight Vaughan Lee (11-7-1) in a Bantamweight match.

Riki Fukuda (17-5-0) meets Steve “Robot” Cantwell (7-5-0) in a middleweight bout.

Takeya Mizugaki (15-6-2) will meet Chris “Kamikaze” Cariaso (12-3-0) for another Bantamweight match.

Tiequan “The Wolf” Zhang (18-2-0) vs Issei Tamura (6-2-0) in a featherweight match.

It looks as if UFC has some great matches set for the evening so be sure to tune in live on Pay-Per-View.

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