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UFC 129 Results Recap: St-Pierre Tops Shields, Aldo Beats Hominick, Machida KOs Couture

Georges St-PierreUFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre dominated challenger Jake Shields to retain the 170-pound title by unanimous decision in a luckluster main event to finish an otherwise memorable UFC 129 event on Saturday night in Toronto.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo also retained the 145-pound belt with a unanimous decision over Mark Hominick in his Octagon debut, while Randy Couture suffered a front kick KO to Lyoto Machida in what is expected to be the hall of famer’s final bout.

The pay-per-view main card also included wins by Ben Henderson and Vladimir Matyushenko, while the record-setting event, which drew more than 55,000 fans, got off to a strong start with an exciting preliminary card highlighted by wins by Rory MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger.

More UFC 129 coverage: UFC 129 Prelims Recap: MacDonald, Ellenberger Earn Wins

The official UFC 129 results were:


  • Champ Georges St-Pierre def. Jake Shields via unanimous decision (50-45, 48-47, 48-47)
    UFC Welterweight Championship
  • Champ Jose Aldo def. Mark Hominick via unanimous decision (49-45, 48-46, 49-46)
    UFC Featherweight Championship
  • Lyoto Machida def. Randy Couture via KO (front kick) – Round 2, 1:05
  • Vladimir Matyushenko def. Jason Brilz via KO (punches) – Round 1. 0:20
  • Ben Henderson def. Mark Bocek via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


  • Rory MacDonald def. Nate Diaz via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
  • Jake Ellenberger def. Sean Pierson via KO (punches) – Round 1, 2:42
  • Claude Patrick def. Daniel Roberts via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Ivan Menjivar def. Charlie Valencia via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:30
  • Jason MacDonald def. Ryan Jensen via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 1:37
  • John Makdessi def. Kyle Watson via KO (spinning back fist) – Round 3, 1:27
  • Pablo Garza def. Yves Jabouin via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 4:31

Pictured: Georges St-Pierre


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