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UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields

UFC 129
  • Saturday 04.30.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Undercard: Spike TV
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Rogers Centre
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $12,075,000
  • Attendance: 55,724
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 800,000 | TV Ratings: 1.5M viewers (Spike Prelims)
  • Number of Bouts: 12
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UFC 129 took place in Toronto Ontario at the Rogers Centre. It was the largest UFC event in North American history. This event still holds the record for highest gate with 12 million $ and highest amount of people watching a live MMA event in North America with over 55.000 sold tickets.

Last updated 09.27.2012, 5:56 PM ET
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UFC 129 Fight Card

Bout   Info
Georges St. Pierre   defeats   Jake Shields   via Decision, Unanimous
Main Event | Title Fight | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  5 Rounds, 25:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Herb Dean
Jose Aldo   defeats   Mark Hominick   via Decision, Unanimous
Co-Main Event | Title Fight | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
Fight of the Night ($129,000 to both fighters)
#40 Greatest Fight of All Time
#3 Greatest Featherweight MMA Fight of All Time
#7 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2011
  5 Rounds, 25:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: John McCarthy
Lyoto Machida   defeats   Randy Couture   via KO/TKO, Head Kick
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
Knockout of the Night ($129,000 to Machida)
#6 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#35 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2011
#2 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
  1:05 Round 2 of 3, 6:05 Total Bout Page
Referee: Yves Lavigne
Vladimir Matyushenko   defeats   Jason Brilz   via KO/TKO, Punches
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  0:20 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Benson Henderson   defeats   Mark Bocek   via Decision, Unanimous
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Yves Lavigne
Rory MacDonald   defeats   Nate Diaz   via Decision, Unanimous
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
#44 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2011
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: John McCarthy
Jake Ellenberger   defeats   Sean Pierson   via KO/TKO, Punches
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  2:42 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Herb Dean
Claude Patrick   defeats   Daniel Roberts   via Decision, Unanimous
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Ivan Menjivar   defeats   Charlie Valencia   via KO/TKO, Elbow and Punches
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  1:30 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: John McCarthy
Jason MacDonald   defeats   Ryan Jensen   via Submission, Triangle Choke
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
#40 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2011
  1:37 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Herb Dean
John Makdessi   defeats   Kyle Watson   via KO/TKO, Spinning Back Fist
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
#60 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#19 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
  1:27 Round 3 of 3, 11:27 Total Bout Page
Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Pablo Garza   defeats   Yves Jabouin   via Submission, Triangle Choke
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
Submission of the Night ($129,000 to Garza)
#40 Greatest Submission of All Time
#6 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2011
  4:31 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Referee: Yves Lavigne
Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts   Info
Cain Velasquez   vs.   Junior Dos Santos   Fizzled (Velasquez Shoulder Injury)
Main Event | Title Fight | Heavyweight | 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  5 x 5 Minute Rounds Bout Page
Phil Davis   vs.   Jason Brilz   Fizzled
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  3 x 5 Minute Rounds Bout Page
Phil Davis   vs.   Matt Hamill   Cancelled (Hamill Rescheduled)
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  3 x 5 Minute Rounds Bout Page
Brian Foster   vs.   Sean Pierson   Cancelled (Foster Brain Hemorrhage)
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  3 x 5 Minute Rounds Bout Page
Rory MacDonald   vs.   James Wilks   Fizzled
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  3 x 5 Minute Rounds Bout Page
Anthony Johnson   vs.   Dan Hardy   Fizzled (Moved to UFN 24)
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  3 x 5 Minute Rounds Bout Page

Tapology Community Predictions

St. Pierre
85%
Shields
15%
Aldo
92%
Hominick
8%
Couture
26%
Machida
74%
Brilz
55%
Matyushenko
45%
Bocek
26%
Henderson
74%
MacDonald
35%
Diaz
65%
Ellenberger
90%
Pierson
10%
Roberts
59%
Patrick
41%
Menjivar
59%
Valencia
41%
Jensen
36%
MacDonald
64%
Watson
38%
Makdessi
62%
Garza
43%
Jabouin
57%

Videos & Highlights

    Promo Video  |  UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields Promo Video report dead link

    The UFC's initial promo video for the St. Pierre vs. Shields mega-matchup at UFC 129 from Toronto.

  • Promo Video  |  The Cast of UFC 129 -- UFC Promo Video report dead link

    The UFC promotional video for UFC 129 -- "The Cast of UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields"

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