UFC 129 Results: GSP defeats Shields to retain the UFC Welterweight Belt

Main Card:

Georges St-Pierre def. Jake Shields by unanimous decision (50-45, 48-47, 48-47)

Jose Aldo def. Mark Hominick by unanimous decision (48-45, 48-46, 49-46) 

Lyoto Machida def. Randy Couture by KO (crane kick) Round 2 (1:09)

Vladimir Matyushenko def. Jason Brilz by KO (punches) Round 1 (0:20)

Ben Henderson def. Mark Bocek by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card:

Rory MacDonald def. Nate Diaz by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-26)

Jake Ellenberger def. Sean Pierson by KO (punch) Round 1 (2:22)

Claude Patrick def. Daniel Roberts by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Ivan Menjivar def. Charlie Valencia by TKO (strikes) Round 1 (1:30)

Jason MacDonald def. Ryan Jensen by submission (triangle choke) Round 1 (1:37)

John Makdessi def. Kyle Watson by KO (spinning back fist) Round 3 (1:27)

Pablo Garza def. Yves Jabouin by submission (triangle choke) Round 1 (4:31)


UFC 129 Predictions Results: I was 136-103-3 coming in and did decent. The pick of Couture was out of sheer respect. I knew Machida had an edge but thought Couture would put all of his remaining tank into this. Watch out for Rory MacDonald, future contender. Dana might have to give out a shit load of bonuses, the event lived up to the hype for damn sure. I went 8-4 to improve my record to 144-107-3, still sucks. 


Bonus awards: (Fighters were awarded $129,000 bonuses.)

Fight of the Night:  Jose Aldo vs. Mark Hominick

Knockout of the Night: Lyoto Machida 

Submission of the Night: Pablo Garzo 

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