Wright: UFC 129 is a truly global event

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"It's going to be a very international flavor," Wright said. "This is a global event. We've always talked about this first big stadium event being in Ontario and being really a truly global event.

"It will be in terms of where the fans are coming from."

The card, of course, is heavy on Canadian talent, including co-headliners Georges St-Pierre and Mark Hominick. Ten fighters come from the country, and the remaining 14 come from the U.S., Brazil and Belarus.

No Canadians are matched up against each other.

"It just played out that way," Wright said. "I think that at the beginning when this fight was announced, every single (Canadian) fighter who was one of our UFC fighters wanted to be on this card.


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The question is, which two states didn't purchase tickets?

Maybe Hawaii?

If people in the Yukon bought tickets, it is not that much of a stretch to think someone in Alaska bought a ticket.

I tried winning tickets...I don't have the money it would take to be there, I wish I was though..the biggest night MMA has ever seen.

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- Dana White

slamming - Gotta roll your eyes at "It just played out that way" when talking about all the Canadians on the card. Pure coincidence!


No he meant no Canadians fighting each other.