Charlie Valencia vs. Ivan Menjivar Expected For UFC 129

Charlie Valencia vs. Ivan Menjivar expected for UFC 129

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Bantamweights Charlie Valencia and Ivan Menjivar have verbally agreed to fight at “UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields” according to

Both fighters are coming off of losses and will look to rebound and secure their future in the organization.

Coming off a loss to Brad Pickett at WEC 53, it will be Menjivar’s second bout in the UFC, debuting in the organization at UFC 49 in a decision loss to Matt Serra.

Valencia was defeated by Miguel Torres in his last outing, but prior to the loss had put together a three-fight win streak.

UFC 129 is headlined by Georges St. Pierre and Jake Shields in a welterweight title bout. The card will also feature a light heavyweight match up between former titleholders Randy Couture and Lyoto Machida.

The event takes place at the Rogers Centre in Toronto on April 30.

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