Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

UFC Card of Champions Should Get Heart Racing This Weekend

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

UFC Card of Champions Should Get Heart Racing This Weekend

Article excerpt

UFC fans are in for a smorgasbord this weekend when UFC 200 rolls into Las Vegas.

The card put together is surely the best in UFC history with a host of superstars.

The Australian public cannot wait to see Mark Hunt clash with Brock Lesnar in the heavyweight division. Hunt is a wrecking machine with a right hand that signals good night to every opponent if he lands it.

The lightheavy weight division will also see an awesome fight with ex-champion Daniel Cormier fighting interim champ Jon Jones for the title.

Female action will also be on show with Miesha Tate fighting Amanda Nunes.

Other great fights are Jose Aldo taking on Frankie Edgar and Cain Velasquez facing Travis Browne. If you are a UFC tragic, tune in early where preliminary bouts feature Cat Zingano, Johny Hendricks, T J Dillashaw and Diego Sanchez battling it out.

Rollercoaster ride

A JOCKEY'S life always has its ups and downs.

They can be on a high when they boot home a horse to victory but it can come crashing down when they suffer a fall.

Jockey Chris Meehan got a double dose of down when he fell from his ride recently in Italy. The horse lashed out and kicked him in the face, breaking his nose and gashing his face that required 27 stitches.

The story gets worse for Meehan though. As the ambulance rushed out to treat him, the wheel accidentally ran over his leg breaking it.

However, Meehan holds no hard feelings towards the driver as his father, brother and auntie are all ambulance officers.

Great deeds

RUGBY league stars get dragged over the coals when they do something wrong but don't get enough accolades when they do good things.

While most players do a lot of charity work in which they don't want any praise for, two great deeds should be highlighted.

Firstly, injured Storm Star Billy Slater, while out jogging, saw two homeless people doing it very tough so he returned with bags of food. …

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