UFC Returns to Japan, Event Set for Saitama Super Arena on Feb. 26th, 2012

The UFC have officially announced they will be heading back to the Land of the Rising Sun early next year as they continue their global expansion.

The UFC posted the news on their official Twitter page, saying:

“UFC returns to Japan – event slated for Saitama Super Arena on Feb. 26 2012”

Fans in Japan have benn waiting for this event since 1997. With a host of former PRIDE fighter as well as superstars from that region such as Yoshihiro Akiyama and Yushin Okami, it should be a stacked event.

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