The Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that tickets for UFC® 129: ST-PIERRE vs. SHIELDS will go on sale to the public on Saturday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. ET. UFC® Fight Club™ members will have the first chance to buy tickets on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. ET, followed by UFC newsletter subscribers on Friday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. ET.
UFC® 129: ST-PIERRE vs. SHIELDS will be held at the Rogers Centre in Toronto on Saturday, April 30. Headlined by a UFC welterweight title bout between Montreal native and reigning champion Georges St-Pierre and the highly-touted Jake Shields, UFC 129 is the first major mixed martial arts event to ever be held in Ontario.
“The fans in Ontario have been asking for UFC events for a long time and on April 30, we have the chance to deliver,” UFC Director of Canadian Operations Tom Wright said. “We’ve secured the Rogers Centre and plan on putting together a tremendous event. With GSP vs. Shields and other great fights, fans are in for a real treat.”
With the buzz surrounding UFC 129 growing, UFC fans are encouraged to sign up for the UFC® Fight Club™ at www.ufcfightclub.com to receive first access to tickets for the event. In addition to the first chance to buy UFC tickets, UFC® Fight Club™ members receive a 10 percent year-round discount at UFCstore.com, access to exclusive Q&A sessions with top UFC stars, the chance to win backstage tours and much more.
Prices for UFC 129, as well as information on an upcoming opportunity to meet UFC stars in Toronto, will be made available on Wednesday, Jan. 26.
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