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Getting To The Rogers Centre: 510 Spadina Replacement Bus

Tips on getting to Rogers Centre, the Blue Jays' home field, for Torontoians and visitors to Toronto.

How much does the success of UFC in Canada owe to pro wrestling?

A look at some of the wrestling history in the hotbeds of Montreal and Toronto.

SB Nation's Luke Thomas is in attendance at the Rogers Centre for UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields...

SB Nation's Luke Thomas is in attendance at the Rogers Centre for UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields tonight. And, like other members of the media, he is impressed by the UFC"s setup for tonight: "Just got to the Rogers Centre. Holy god. You all are going to be blown away at how unreal this place looks. @UFC killed it. Shocking."

We saw the inside of the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, as it underwent preparation to...

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We saw the inside of the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, as it underwent preparation to host UFC 129: "St. Pierre vs. Shields" tonight, April 30, 2011 (click here if not), and now here's a look at the finished product just hours before the show is set to get underway. 55,000 strong will pack the arena to cheer on their hero, Georges St. Pierre, as he attempts to defend his welterweight title for the sixth consecutive time against perhaps the most highly credentialed challenger he's ever fought, Jake Shields. Props: Sergio Non of USA Today

UFC 129 Ticket Sales Create New MMA Possibilities

The record-setting ticket sales from UFC 129 open up the possibilities for what mixed martial arts live gate receipts can look like in Canada and the United States.

UFC Sells 55,000 Tickets to UFC 129 for a Record $10+ Million Gate

The UFC has shattered all previous records by selling 55,000 tickets for UFC 129.

UFC 129: 55,000 Tickets Sold Sets North American MMA Record

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced Saturday they sold 55,000 tickets for UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields.

UFC 129's Success in Toronto Is Huge For Dana White and Zuffa

Toronto proves worth the UFC's long fight to secure regulation for MMA in the province with huge ticket sales for UFC 129.

Fun With Ballparks: The Stadium Shape Up

Major League Baseball's stadiums are like snowflakes: no two are alike. Whether it's a hitters' park, a pitchers' park, or somewhere in between, every field takes its own unique shape. Can you spot your team's digs?

TORONTO TO HOST HISTORIC FIRST-EVER ONTARIO EVENT AS THE UFC® HITS THE ROGERS CENTRE APRIL 30,...

TORONTO TO HOST HISTORIC FIRST-EVER ONTARIO EVENT AS THE UFC® HITS THE ROGERS CENTRE APRIL 30, 2011 UFC® FAN EXPOTM ALSO SCHEDULED TO TAKE OVER TORONTO APRIL 29-30 TORONTO, Ont. (Canada) – UFC® President Dana White has said time and time again that the UFC loves Canada, and that Canadians are among the best and most passionate UFC fans in the world. Today, in recognition of this great Canadian passion, White and UFC Director of Canadian Operations Tom Wright, made the highly anticipated announcement that the Ultimate Fighting Championship® will host its first-ever event in Ontario as the UFC visits Toronto’s Rogers Centre on Saturday, April 30, 2011. The UFC also announced it will host a two-day Fan Expo at the Direct Energy Centre on April 29 and 30, rounding out what promises to be an historic and record-setting event. "Canadians have repeatedly shown how much they love the UFC," said White. "Fans in Ontario have patiently waited and it will pay off as this one will go down in the history books come April 30. I’m very excited – Toronto is going to break the record and host the biggest mixed martial arts event ever in North America." "This announcement has been a long time coming and we're thrilled," said Wright. "Ontario is obviously a key market as Toronto is one of THE MMA cities in the world," he added. "We’re very thankful to Premier Dalton McGuinty, Ministers Sophia Aggelonitis and John Gerretsen and the provincial government for their support in sanctioning and regulating the sport." The Rogers Centre event will represent Canada’s sixth UFC global Pay-Per-View event following UFC 124 in Montreal on Dec. 11, 2010. Montreal has also hosted three other events (UFC 83, 97 and 113) since April 2008 while Vancouver hosted UFC 115 in June 2010. The fight card for the April 30th event will be confirmed at a later date while tickets for the event and Fan Expo will go on sale in the New Year. UFC® Fight Club™ members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets in advance of the on-sale date via UFCFightClub.com. More information on the UFC Fan Expo can be found by visiting www.ufcfanexpo.com, or, for current UFC fight news, visit UFC.com.

UFC press release about the new biggest event in company history: The UFC Fan Expo at the Direct Energy Centre and UFC 131 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto the end of April. This is the first stadium event in UFC history and only the second stadium MMA event in North America (the first being the K-1 debacle at the Los Angeles Coliseum). It also comes just 27 days after Wrestlemania 27 at the Georgia Dome.
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