UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields is an upcoming event of mixed martial arts, to be held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The event is the sixth that the UFC was held in Canada and in Ontario, after the first mixed martial arts legalized in the province in August 2010. Toronto event was originally called the 131, promoting the UFC, but later changed his UFC 129 of its program in early 2011 began to fall more firmly into place.
It is expected to be the biggest UFC event in history, and at the same time, two-time UFC Fan Expo Direct Energy Centre. UFC officials had initially planned Rogers Centre is determined to keep fans of the UFC 42,000,129 29-year-old St-Pierre is on top of his game and could be one of the contestants in the round in the history of the sport. A 21-2 (15-2 UFC) his record of backing up his talent.
Shields has won world titles in EliteXC and Strikeforce. More recently, he was welterweight champion Strikeforce defeated Jason Mayhem Miller to win the title and Dan Henderson to defend the gold medal. He left the title in this promotion and decided to go to greener pastures of the UFC. He has not lost more than six years (Akira Kikuchi, December 2004) and has an enormous capacity to fight and strength that could help break the champion.
The main event is more exciting than expected with much anticipation. This is because it is probably the most popular fighter in the UFC today, St. Pierre to defend his title against probably their toughest fighter Jake Shields. Shields is a 5-time former world champion of all major organizations outside the UFC, including EliteXC and Strikeforce. It is also decorated with a black belt in jiu-jitsu with renowned trainer Cesar Gracie.
This Saturday night April 30,2011, The Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC 129 held at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The UFC Welterweight Championship match between Georges St-Pierre vs. Shields will take place.