UFC OKs Quinton Jackson's request
The UFC has granted Quinton Jackson's request to fight in Japan in February.
The former light heavyweight champion will meet Ryan Bader at UFC 144. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed the matchup to ESPN.com.
The news comes days after Jackson claimed on his Twitter account that he would not be fighting on the card. In a tweet posted Tuesday, Jackson wrote, "It don't look like I'm fighting in Japan, which I'm not happy about at all."
Jackson (32-9), who fought in Pride ...
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