Tickets for “UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields” at Toronto’s Rogers Centre sold out minutes after going on sale to the general public on Saturday for the April 30 event headlined by welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Jake Shields.
All 42,000 tickets originally planned for the event sold out to UFC Fight Club members on Thursday and the venue was reconfigured to hold 55,000 fans.
UFC 129 will double the UFC’s attendance and live gate records previously set by UFC 124 at 23,152 fans and UFC 66 with $5.4 million.
The UFC 129 fight card also features featherweight champ Jose Aldo vs. Mark Hominick and Randy Couture vs. Lyoto Machida.
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