UFC 144, Rampage Jackson is Coming Back to JapanCategory: MMA
For the first time since 2006, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is coming back to the place where he first became a household name. Jackson co-headlines UFC 144 to be held on February 25 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
Before coming to the UFC and became a Light Heavyweight Champion at UFC 71, Rampage plied his trade in Japan’s Pride Fighting Championships becoming a 2003 PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix runner-up losing only to Wanderlei Silva. Jackson last fought in the Land of the Rising Sun in February 2006, defeating elite judo competitor Yoon Dong-Sik at the PRIDE® 31 event.
In the co-main event, UFC Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will defend his crown against former WEC Lightweight champion Ben Henderson.
Check out the UFC 144 complete fight card.
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