Frankie Edgar got what he was looking for. He will rematch with Ben Henderson for the UFC lightweight title sometime this summer, UFC president Dana White said.
Dana White had already promised a title shot to the winner of the Nate Diaz-Jim Miller fight. So a rematch for former champ Frankie Edgar against Ben Henderson would throw a wrench in the works.
HeavyMMA’s Duane Finley takes a look back at Saturday’s UFC 144 card.
Relive all the action from UFC 144 with this amazing fight night photo gallery from HeavyMMA photographer James Law.
Ben Henderson and Frankie Edgar won $65,000 for Fight of the Night at UFC 144 after Henderson took Edgar’s lightweight title. Vaughan Lee and Anthony Pettis also got bonus checks in Japan.
Ben Henderson got gold back around his waist Saturday night. The former WEC lightweight champ is now the UFC lightweight champ after beating Frankie Edgar.
You can watch the UFC 144 post-fight press conference through a live streaming player here at HeavyMMA at the conclusion of tonight’s pay-per-view in Japan.
HeavyMMA will have live round-by-round and fight-by-fight coverage of tonight’s UFC 144 main pay-per-view card from Japan starting at 10 p.m. Eastern.
HeavyMMA writers Duane Finley and Nate Lawson go head-to-head debating the Frankie Edgar vs. Ben Henderson main event of Saturday’s UFC 144 card in Japan.
Check out these hot shots of your favorite fighters at Saitama Super Arena in Japan from the UFC 144 weigh-ins.
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson came in at 211 pounds for his light heavyweight co-main event against Ryan Bader at Friday’s UFC 144 weigh-ins in Japan.
The weigh-ins for Saturday’s UFC 144 pay-per-view, the promotion’s return to Japan, stream live Friday at HeavyMMA at 11 p.m. Eastern.
HeavyMMA photographer James Law takes us inside the UFC 144 pre-fight press conference in Tokyo leading up to the promotion’s pay-per-view return to Japan.
HeavyMMA’s Duane Finley takes a look at the UFC’s current champions and the tests they will face in 2012. Will the calendar year be a dominant one for them like 2011 was?
Check out our open workout photo gallery, live from Japan, by our very own photographer James Law.