The UFC 144 pay per view event in Saitama, Japan will feature two fighters that have competed in both the welterweight and middleweight classes. These two competitors are Yoshihiro Akiyama and Jake Shields. Akiyama currently has a 13-4 record with two fights declared as no contest fights. Shields has a record of26-6-1.
The UFC 144 pay per view MMA event in Saitama, Japan will include a fight between two featherweight competitors. This fight will feature Hatsu Hioki competing with Bart Palaszewski. Hioki has a25-4-2 record while Palaszewski has a 34-13 record.
The UFC 144 event in Japan will feature a middleweight match between Yushin Okami and Tim Boetsch. Okami currently holds a 27-6 record while Boetsch has a 14-4 record. This is a match that will pit two people who are experienced in MMA competitions together in Saitama, Japan during this pay per view event.
At UFC 144 - Pettis vs. Lauzon is just one spectacular matchup among a completely stacked card. Pettis became a household name in the UFC world after he defeated Ben Henderson via decision before the WEC was absorbed by the UFC. Pettis isn't remembered as much for the win as he is for the acrobatic off-the-fence kick he landed in the final round, which probably won the fight for him.
The UFC 144 pay per view event will occur at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. It will include the Lightweight championship match between Frankie Edgar and Ben Henderson. It will be the fourth defense that Edgar is holding for the title.