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Georges St-Pierre vs. Jake Shields Official to Headline UFC 129 in Toronto

Georges St-PierreAs expected, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will defend his title against top-contender Jake Shields in the main event of UFC 129 on April 30 at the UFC’s Toronto debut, UFC President Dana White recently confirmed.

St-Pierre (21-2) dominated challenger Josh Koscheck last month at UFC 124 in his native Montreal for his eighth-straight win, while Shields (26-4-1) edged Martin Kampmann in his UFC debut in October after topping UFC veteran Dan Henderson in his final Strikeforce title defense in April.

The UFC 129 fight card is also expected to feature former champions Randy Couture vs.  Lyoto Machida.

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