Official “UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields” Website Launched

Written by Tom Ngo
April 12th, 2011

UFC Georges St Pierre Jake Shields Aldo 129 Poster

The “UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields” hype machine is kicking into full gear. In anticipation of the biggest mixed martial arts show to ever hit North America, the UFC has launched an OFFICIAL WEBSITE for the eagerly anticipated extravaganza. Fanboys are allowed to give their prediction on what will go down April 30th inside the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada.

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields looks to dethrone reigning UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre in the night’s featured attraction.

Here is what the card’s superstars had to say about the matchup:

Jake Shields: “He’s never had a great wrestler and jiu jitsu guy. I think that my jiu jitsu is going to be a whole new level for him.”

Georges St-Pierre: “I will dictate the pace of the fight and I will fight my fight. It will finish with ‘Still UFC Welterweight Champion: GSP.'”

Arianny Celeste 😉 : “GSP by TKO after many failed takedown attempts by Shields.”

Here are the athletes expected to perform in front of 55,000 screaming Canadians:

Preliminary Bouts:

Pablo Garza vs. Yves Jabouin
John Makdessi vs. Kyle Watson
Jason MacDonald vs. Ryan Jensen
Ivan Menjivar vs. Charlie Valencia
Claude Patrick vs. Daniel Roberts

(Spike TV 8PM ET/9PM PT)

Brian Foster vs. Sean Pierson
Nate Diaz vs. Rory MacDonald

Main Bouts:

Mark Bocek vs. Ben Henderson
Randy Couture vs. Lyoto Machida
Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Jason Brilz
Mark Hominick vs. Jose Aldo (UFC Featherweight Champion)
Jake Shields vs. Georges St-Pierre (UFC Welterweight Champion)

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