Official fighter weigh-ins for this month’s “UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields” event are set for April 29.
Toronto’s 9,000-seat Ricoh Coliseum plays host to the ceremony, and the nearby Rogers Centre houses the next day’s sold-out pay-per-view fight card.
Doors for the weigh-ins open to the general public at 3 p.m. ET and the first fighter hits the scale at 4 p.m. ET.
Members of the UFC’s official fan club, the UFC Fight Club, can enter at 2 p.m. ET.
As always MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) will be on scene and providing a live video stream of the festivities.
Featuring a welterweight title fight between current champion Georges St-Pierre and top challenger Jake Shields, UFC 129 is expecting to set new North American records in attendance and gate for an MMA event with all 55,000 tickets for the event already sold out.
The official UFC 129 card includes:
- Champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Jake Shields (for welterweight title)
- Champ Jose Aldo vs. Mark Hominick (for featherweight title)
- Jason Brilz vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
- Randy Couture vs. Lyoto Machida
- Mark Bocek vs. Ben Henderson
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike TV)
- Nate Diaz vs. Rory MacDonald
- Brian Foster vs. Sean Pierson
- Claude Patrick vs. Daniel Roberts
- Ivan Menjivar vs. Charlie Valencia
- Jason MacDonald vs. Ryan Jensen
- John Makdessi vs. Kyle Watson
- Pablo Garza vs. Yves Jabouin