UFC 144 is just around the corner and fans from all over the world will have their eyes on the fighters that are looking to come home victorious. The UFC will be coming home to their roots in Japan where several fighters of Japanese descent will be fighting for their country's pride. However, fans are looking to just see good, clean fights that will be entertaining all throughout the night.
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The UFC 144 event will be held on pay per view this Saturday in Saitama, Japan. The event will include a heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Cheick Kongo.
Mark "the Super Samoan" Hunt is a 5'10", 265 pound fighter coming out of Australia. He has a 7-7 record in his career in MMA. He was a kickboxer prior to moving into MMA competitions. Hunt had a 30-13 record as a kickboxer and also competed in the 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
The Kansas Jayhawks, the fourth-ranked team in the Associated Press poll, will be travelling to Stillwater's Gallagher-Iba Arena on Monday to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The Jayhawks are 24-5 with a 14-2 Big 12 record and have clinched its own share of the Big 12 regular season title. The Cowboys are seventh in the Big 12 with a 14-15 overall record and a 7-9 Big 12 record.Continue Reading
The Georgetown Hoyas will be hosting the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Verizon Center in Washington. Both teams are currently ranked in the Associated Press poll. The Hoyas, who are fourth in the Big East with a 21-6 record and 11-5 conference record, are at #9. The Irish, who are #20, are third in the Big East with a 12-4 record and a 20-9 overall record.Continue Reading
The Baylor Bears will be playing in their second game this season against the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Monday. Baylor will host the game at the Ferrell Center in Waco. Baylor won 73-60 in Lubbock on January 7.Continue Reading