Steve Cantwell vs. Riki Fukuda at UFC 144 in Saitama, Japan on February 25th

Former WEC light heavyweight champion, Steve Cantwell will meet Japanese hard hitting, Riki Fukuda in a middleweight bout at UFC 144 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on February 25th, 2012.

Cantwell is riding a four fight losing streak inside the octagon. The former WEC champion was expected to be cut after his last unanimous decision loss to Mike Massenzio, this is definitely his last shot at an octagon career.

Fakuda hasn’t competed for almost a year after injuring his knee in a car accident. Fukuda did lost his octagon debut at UFC 127 in Sydney, Australia, dropping a controversial decision to former “Ultimate Fighter” cast member, Nick Ring.

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