UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields tickets: Approx 42,000 seats from $50-$800

The Ultimate Fighting Championship last week announced 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. ($300-$800 on the floor and $50-$225 in the stands.)

UFC 129: ST-PIERRE vs. SHIELDS will be held at the Rogers Centre in Toronto on Saturday, April 30th. 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.

Approximately 42,000 tickets will be made available to UFC fans, with nearly a quarter of them costing $100 or less.

“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.

Fans can sign up for the UFC Fight Club at www.ufcfightclub.com.

Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster locations and at the Rogers Centre Box Office – Gate 9. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at 1-855-985-5000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.ticketmaster.ca.

“We are really excited to bring a UFC event to Rogers Centre and want to create the ultimate experience for fans,” Tom Wright, UFC’s Director of Canadian Operations, said. “We are working on specialized fan zones and other unique features that will make this a can’t-miss event. With this card and the level of energy we expect inside Rogers Centre on April 30, UFC 129 is going to be off the charts.”

In advance of tickets going on sale, UFC confirmed that it will hold a press conference and free fan event at Rogers Centre in Toronto on Wednesday, Feb. 9. Participants from the UFC 129 main card are expected to attend. Further details will be announced shortly.

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