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Five Reasons to Watch UFC 129: GSP vs Shields

Written on April 29, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Wondering what's the big deal with UFC 129? Fighting Insider will tell you what.

This Saturday, April 30, UFC will hold its much-awaited event, featuring ’s welterweight championship title defense against . In addition to this, will make his long-awaited promotional debut, as he defends his freshly minted UFC featherweight championship belt against Mark Hominick.

Are there any more reasons why people should watch the title match? Honestly, Fighting Insider will give you five.

1. Seven free fights

Seriously, UFC love their fans. Hence, they are airing two UFC 129 preliminary fights at Spike TV and five on Facebook. All for FREE!

2. This can be Randy Couture’s last match

Fans know that there is only one legendary and multi-division champion in Randy Couture. He will face the former light heavyweight king, Lyoto Machida, and he may  hang up the gloves after this match.

3. Jose Also debuts in UFC

The Jose Aldo vs Mark Hominick featherweight title match is going to be an all-out war. One of the best fighters in the division will defend his title against an unlikely challenger that will aim to do the impossible. Can Jose Aldo defend his title against the feared striker, Mark Hominick? You should watch UFC 129 to know the answer.

4. Goerge St-Pierre vs Jake Shields title match

The night’s headline is going to be epic, as both fighters are at such a high skill level. More over, Jake Shields knows that he can beat GSP, while the champion himself believes that he is unstoppable. Whose insight will become a fact? The answer will be revealed on Saturday.

5. It’s UFC 129

This event is going to be the biggest tourney that UFC will ever hold because of its listed match-ups. UFC 129 is going to be a defining moment for the promotion. Would you dare miss it?

How about you? What are you looking forward for this upcoming event?


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