UFC 129: Breaking Down This Monumental UFC Card in Toronto

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UFC 129: Breaking Down This Monumental UFC Card in Toronto
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Like every other die hard MMA fan, I am pumped for the next UFC card in a couple days.

We are all going to witness one of the most stacked cards the UFC has ever put together with guys who are coming to fight.

Starting off on the main card, we will first witness the return of Canada's own Mark Bocek and the UFC debut of Ben Henderson.

This is my prediction for Fight of The Night.

Following that, we will all see one of the most anticipated fights in UFC history. This bout contains former champions in Randy Couture and Lyoto Machida.

For awhile now, Couture has hinted at retirement but said recently that win, lose or draw, this will most likely be his last fight in the Octagon.

As a fan of The Natural, I can't count Randy out and hope he shocks the MMA world one more time, but Machida is a very dangerous fighter looking to rebound off of back-to-back losses.

Following those two All Stars, we take a step back on the talent level and will watch a light heavyweight bout between Vladimir Matyushenko and Jason Brilz.

Brilz is best known for his war with Little Nog at UFC 114 and is looking to move up the light heavyweight ladder.

What fight are you looking forward to the most?

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Matyushenko, on the other hand, is trying to keep his spot on the UFC roster ever since his loss to current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones.

Since that night, the UFC execs have been looking to cut ties with "The Janitor."

For the rest of the night, we have two title bouts. One in the UFC Featherweight Division and the other at Welterweight.

In the Featherweight division, we have the Kingpin Jose Aldo defending his Belt against the very tough Mark Hominick.

Hominick is a very tough fighter who is riding a very impressive five fight win streak. But I don't believe Hominick is the one to nab the belt from Aldo.

I'm betting on Aldo getting the Knockout of The Night Award.

The Main Event of the Evening we have the Welterweight King GSP facing off with a man who on paper has a lot of the tools to beat GSP—wrestling, BJJ, Size, Momentum and many other things.

Jake Shields is a very talented Welterweight and is the type of guy you should aspire to be like if you want a chance of defeating Georges St. Pierre.

But GSP is a very determined fighter. He is the true definition of not only an amazing athlete, but a mixed martial artist.

He is the total package. Wrestling, BJJ, Boxing, Kickboxing, Kyokushin Karate, determination, heart, momentum, charisma and an entire country behind him.

I believe that Shields is taking this fight too lightly. While I do admit he is a great fighter, I'm not going to deny that GSP is too mentally strong for him at this point in time and will dominate him all night.

I see GSP taking this fight the distance and beating Shields on the cards in every round. GSP by Unanimous Decision, 50-45 on all three judges scorecards.

These are just some of my thoughts on the upcoming UFC card.

Let me know what you think will happen at this amazing event.

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