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Fan expo in Toronto loaded with UFC fighters

Looks like those 55,000 tickets sold for UFC 129 in Toronto on April 30 has fired up the UFC even more than just its $11 million gate.

The planned UFC fan expo on April 29 and 30 at the the Direct Enegy Centre in Toronto is loaded with fighters for you to meet and greet and pose for pictures with and ask for autographs and share your own personal stories about rear naked chokes and tapouts.

Here's the list of fighters whose attendance has been confirmed by the UFC:

Jon Jones
Anderson Silva
Chuck Liddell
Royce Gracie
BJ Penn
Cain Velasquez
Dominick Cruz
Frank Mir
Rashad Evans
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Josh Koscheck
Ryan Bader
Stephan Bonnar
Shane Carwin
Matt Mitrione
Brendan Schaub
Jon Fitch
Miguel Angel Torres
Anthony Pettis
Clay Guida
Joe Lauzon
Cole Miller
Sam Stout
Carlos Condit
Jonathan Brookins

That's 25 fighters. including four current champions, eight former champions, two UFC hall-of-famers and two "Ultimate Fighter" winners.

Oh, by the way, the main event is Georges St-Pierre vs. Jake Shields for the welterweight title. And the co-main event is Jose Aldo vs. Mark Hominick for the featherweight title.


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