UFC 129 Fan Guide: Events Open To The Fans in Toronto (Updated)

April 25, 2011
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UFC 129 Georges St Pierre vs Jake Shields PosterUFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields is set for Saturday, April 30, at the Rogers Centre in Toronto. There are numerous events for fans to attend during fight week, including a special two-day UFC Fan Expo along with the usual goings-on at a UFC event.

Be sure to check the list frequently, we’ll be updating it as we learn of more fan friendly events surrounding UFC 129 in Toronto.

Check out the list below…

Tuesday, April 26:

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS
Meet UFC fighters and Octagon Girls

Ryan Bader and Sam Stout at Sport Chek Square One
199 Rathburn Rd
Mississauga,L5B 2C9

Josh Koscheck and Jon Fitch at National Sports Pickering
699 Kingston Rd
Pickering, L1V 3N7

Dominick Cruz and Chandella at Athletes World
Vaughan Mills, 1 Bass Pro mills Drive
Vaughan, L4K 5W4

Wednesday, April 27

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
UFC 129 PRE-FIGHT PRESS CONFERENCE
Heritage Court – Direct Energy Centre
100 Princes’ Blvd., Toronto
with Dana White, Tom Wright, Georges St-Pierre, Jake Shields, Jose Aldo, Mark Hominick, Randy Couture and Lyoto Machida

Thursday, April 28

12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET
UFC TAKEOVER TORONTO
Yonge-Dundas Square
South-East corner of Yonge and Dundas Streets, Toronto
Free interactive fan event with appearances by fighters, Octagon girls and more
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET Ryan Bader and Jon Fitch
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET Dominick Cruz and Octagon Girl Chandella
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET Ryan Bader and Jon Fitch

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET
XYIENCE AUTOGRAPH SIGNING WITH FRANK MIR
Mac’s Convenience Store
144 Dundas St. W.
Toronto, ON   M5G 1C3

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
NO-GI CLASS WITH JOE LAUZON
Musashi Mixed Martial Arts
41 King Street Unit #3,
Barrie Ontario, L4N 6B5
$20 for non-members, RSVP to info@musashimartialarts.ca

8:30 p.m.
JOE LAUZON APPEARANCE
PIE – Wood Fired Pizza
Located beside the Cineplex and Goodlife Fitness
34 Commerce Park Drive,
Barrie, Ontario L4N 1X8
TEL: 705-725-WOOD

9:00 p.m.
ARIANNY CELESTE PRE-PARTY
Liberty Grand
25 British Columbia Drive – Exhibition Place
Toronto, ON
cover charge applies

9:30 p.m.
FIGHTVILLE” SCREENING AT THE HOT DOCS FESTIVAL
Documentary about the small-town MMA scene featuring UFC 131 fighter Dustin Poirier and TUF 13 Finale fighter Tim Credeur – both fighters will be at this screening.
Winter Garden Theatre
189 Yonge Street
Toronto
tickets $14, click to order

10:00 PM
MMA WEEKEND PARTY WITH SEAN SHERK, SPENCHER FISHER AND BRENDAN SCHAUB
Tryst Nightclub
82 Peter Street
Toronto ON
cover charge applies

Friday, April 29

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET
UFC FAN EXPO
Direct Energy Centre
100 Princes’ Blvd., Toronto, ON
Passes available at UFCFanExpo.com

QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSIONS AT THE EXPO
There are several Q&A session scheduled for the UFC Fan Expo where the mic is open to attendees to fire off questions at several UFC personalities.
10 a.m. ET – UFC announcer Bruce Buffer
12:30 p.m. ET – UFC president Dana White
2 p.m. ET – UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan, hosted by fellow broadcaster Mike Goldberg
4:30 p.m. ET – Chuck Liddell, hosted by Mike Goldberg

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
PHIL DAVIS AUTOGRAPH SIGNING
Dewalt
127B Aviva Park Drive
Woodbridge, ON L4L 9C1

1:45 p.m.
FIGHTVILLE” SCREENING AT THE HOT DOCS FESTIVAL
Documentary about the small-town MMA scene featuring UFC 131 fighter Dustin Poirier and TUF 13 Finale fighter Tim Credeur.
Isabel Bader Theatre
93 Charles Street West
Toronto
tickets $14, click to order

2:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET
UFC 129 SUPER 7 AND WEIGH-IN EVENT
Ricoh Coliseum – Direct Energy Centre
100 Princes’ Blvd., Toronto
2:00 p.m. ET Doors
3:15 p.m. ET ‘SUPER 7’ – UFC Champions presentation
First-ever public gathering of all seven UFC champions, a truly unique media and fan experience.
4:00 p.m. ET Fighters on Scale

Fans who purchased UFC Fan Expo VIP packages will be granted first admission to the UFC 129 weigh-in. UFC Fight Club members will then be admitted. To gain entry, you must CLICK HERE to RSVP and print your confirmation, OR present your UFC Fight Club member card. There will be NO exceptions. Please bring photo identification. Each Fight Club member may bring one (1) guest. General Public – including UFC Fan Expo attendees – will be granted admission to the weigh-in following UFC Fight Club members.

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
BUD LIGHT PARTY WITH MATT MITRIONE
Loose Moose Bar and Grill
146 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5J 1G2

7:00pm –  9:30pm
WOUNDED WARRIORS FUNDRAISER
With Krzysztof Soszynski, Sean Sherk, Jim Miller and Joe Lauzon – raise funds and awareness for this great charity that supports Canadian soldiers who have been injured serving their country.
Richmond Hill Honda
77 16th Avenue
Richmond Hill, ON

8:00 p.m.
JOE ROGAN ULTIMATE COMEDY! SHOW
Massey Hall
178 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON M5B 1T7
tickets $35.50 – $55.50 – click to purchase

9:00 p.m.
UFC TAKE OVER TORONTO PARTY WITH 20+ FIGHTERS
Muzik
15 Saskatchewan Road
Toronto, ON M6K 3G3
tickets $20, for VIP reservations and tickets call 416 595 9900

10:00 p.m.
PRE-FIGHT PARTY WITH RASHAD EVANS AND MIGUEL TORRES

Guvernment Night Club
132 Queens Quay East
Toronto
cover charge applies – order tickets/line pass here

10:00 PM
PRE-FIGHT PARTY WITH JOSH KOSCHECK
Tryst Nightclub
82 Peter Street
Toronto ON
cover charge applies

10:00 p.m.
XYIENCE PARTY WITH JON JONES
Century Room
580 King Street West
Toronto, ON
cover charge applies

Saturday, April 30

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET
UFC FAN EXPO
Direct Energy Centre
100 Princes’ Blvd., Toronto
Passes available at UFCFanExpo.com

QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSIONS AT THE EXPO
There are several Q&A session scheduled for the UFC Fan Expo where the mic is open to attendees to fire off questions at several UFC personalities.
11 a.m. ET – Rules and judging seminar with referee Herb Dean

12:30 p.m. ET – UFC director of Canadian operations Tom Wright
2 p.m. ET – Strikeforce fighter and Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker, hosted by commentator Todd Harris

1:00 pm – 3:00 p.m.
PHIL DAVIS MORTAL KOMBAT AUTOGRAPH SESSION
EB games
267 Yonge Street
TORONTO, M5B 2H1

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
BUD LIGHT PARTY WITH COLE MILLER
Loose Moose Bar and Grill
146 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5J 1G2

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
BUD LIGHT PARTY WITH MATT MITRIONE
Real Sports Bar & Grill
15 York Street
Toronto, ON M5J

5:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. ET
UFC 129: ST-PIERRE vs SHIELDS
Rogers Centre
1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto
5:00 p.m. ET – Doors Open
6:00 p.m. ET – First Bout
Arena sold out – check StubHub for tickets and Ticketmaster.ca for late-release seats

9:00 PM
TAPOUT AFTERPARTY
Musik
15 Saskatchewan Road
Toronto, ON M6K 3G3
cover charge applies

10:00 p.m.
HEADRUSH PARTY WITH SEAN PIERSON
Cheval
606 King Street West
Toronto, 416-363-4933
cover charge applies

10:00 p.m.
AFTERPARTY WITH RANDY COUTURE
Mansion
102 Peter St
Toronto ON
cover charge applies – order tickets/line pass here

10:00 PM
AFTERPARTY WITH FRANK MIR
Tryst Nightclub
82 Peter Street
Toronto ON
cover charge applies

10:00 P.M.
AFTERPARTY WITH Yves Jabouin, John Makdessi and Ivan Menjivar
XS
261 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 1X2
cover charge applies

Sunday, May 1

10:00 p.m.
DAY-AFTER PARTY WITH CHUCK LIDDELL
Tattoo Rock
567 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 2B6
cover charge applies

10:00 p.m.
XYIENCE CLOSING PARTY WITH DAN HARDY
Cheval
606 King Street West
Toronto, 416-363-4933
cover charge applies

 

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