UFC 129 Fight Card Primer: Pablo Garza vs. Yves Jabouin

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Pablo Garza (10-1, 1-0 UFC) meets Yves Jabouin (15-6) in a featherweight bout at UFC 129. The UFC will broadcast this fight on the Facebook stream.  For more information on how to watch the fights read: How to Watch 'UFC 129: St. Pierre vs Shields' Live Online and On Television.

How do these guys stack up?

Garza: 27 years old | 6'1" | reach unknown
Jabouin: 31 years old | 5'9" | 68" reach

What have these guys done lately?

Garza: W - Fredson Paixao (KO), L - Zhang Tie Quan (SUB), W - Aaron Steele (TKO)
Jabouin: W - Brandon Visher (UD), L - Mark Hominick (TKO), L - Rafael Assuncao (SD)

How did these guys get here?

Pablo Garza appeared on The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck, and was eliminated in the opening round by Michael Johnson in a two-round decision. He signed with the WEC, where he lost to Chinese prospect Zhang Tie Quan by guillotine choke. He defeated Fredson Paixao at the Ultimate Fighter Finale, becoming the first fighter to win a featherweight bout in the UFC.

Yves Jabouin built his career in Quebec, starting his career 10-3 before losing to Jonathan Brookins by TKO in Jacksonville, Florida, in his first fight outside the province. Jabouin would go on to fight inside the WEC three times. He won his last fight over Brandon Visher at WEC 52.

Why should you care?

Garza won the Knockout of the Night in his UFC debut, and Jabouin is known for exciting fights.

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