UFC 129 St. Pierre Vs. Shields Fight Card Preview: The Preliminary Fights

Throughout the day today, SB Nation MMA will be bringing you previews of every single fight on the UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields fight card. For this StoryStream, we'll be breaking down the entire fight card portion airing on Facebook. Each of these fights features one Canadian per match-up. Several are intriguing, as some offer young prospects the chance to evolve while others promise fireworks.

Can John Makdessi use his Tae Kwon Do while avoiding the submissions of Kyle Watson? Is Claude Patrick on the verge of a breakout performance? What does Ivan Menjivar really have left? We'll answer all of these questions and more throughout the day.

(Facebook):
Claude Patrick
(169.5lbs) vs. Daniel Roberts (170.5lbs)
Ivan Menjivar
(136lbs) vs. Charlie Valencia (135.5lbs)
Jason MacDonald
(185lbs) vs. Ryan Jensen (185lbs)
John Makdessi
(155.5lbs) vs. Kyle Watson (155lbs)
Yves Jabouin
(146lbs) vs. Pablo Garza (145lbs)

As allows, follow me, Luke Thomas, on Twitter for live updates if you're mobile. I'm live in Toronto for the event and will be bringing as much behind-the-scenes action as possible.

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