UFC 129 start time set for 9 p.m. ET on April 30; preliminary fights to stream live on Facebook at 6 p.m. ET

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Saturday night's alright for fighting.

Not only is it alright, it's damn near all night, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will air the entire UFC 129: "St. Pierre vs. Shields" fight card on April 30, 2011, beginning at 6 p.m. ET with a live video stream on Facebook.

For those of you who are still too high and mighty to create a Facebook profile or just happen to reside on the other end of the culture warp, you can still catch a handful of preliminary fights on cable television with the Spike TV "Prelims" starting at 8 p.m. ET.

But Nostradumbass, I'm tethered to my wife/kids/random obligation until the UFC 129 pay-per-view-start time of 9 p.m. ET. What's a Maniac to do?

MMAmania.com to the rescue.

As usual, we'll have complete results and live fight coverage including round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of all the UFC 129 action before, during and after the event.

Details on who's fighting, when they're fighting and how to keep yourself updated after the jump.

UFC 129 main card -- 9 p.m. ET on pay-per-view:

170 lbs.: Georges St. Pierre vs. Jake Shields
145 lbs.: Jose Aldo vs. Mark Hominick
205 lbs.: Randy Couture vs. Lyoto Machida
205 lbs.: Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Jason Brilz
155 lbs.: Mark Bocek vs. Ben Henderson

UFC 129 Spike TV "Prelims" -- 8 p.m. ET on Spike TV:

170 lbs.: Nate Diaz vs. Rory MacDonald
170 lbs.: Jake Ellenberger vs. Sean Pierson

UFC 129 Facebook "Prelims" -- 6 p.m. ET on UFC Facebook page:

185 lbs.: Jason MacDonald vs. Ryan Jensen
135 lbs.: Ivan Menjivar vs. Charlie Valencia
155 lbs.: John Makdessi vs. Kyle Watson
170 lbs.: Claude Patrick vs. Daniel Roberts
145 lbs.: Pablo Garza vs. Yves Jabouin

MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of UFC 129, beginning with the Facebook prelims at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, April 30. In addition, we will be your one-stop-shop for all the post-event coverage and highlights immediately following the show.

To get up to speed on all the news and notes for UFC 129: "St. Pierre vs. Shields," be sure to hit up our event archive by clicking here.

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