The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Japan for UFC 144! The high-stakes battles in store translate to excitement in any language! In the main event, UFC lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar, fresh from his stirring knockout of Gray Maynard, defends his title for the fourth time against former WEC champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson, who is coming off a big win against Clay Guida. Also, Former PRIDE standout Quinton “Rampage” Jackson returns to the site of some of his greatest victories when he takes on Ryan Bader. Plus, Japanese superstar Yoshihiro Akiyama makes his welterweight debut against submission specialist Jake Shields.