Duke and Duchess of Cornwall greeted by small crowd at Auckland's Viaduct
Around 500 people turned up to catch a glimpse of the royal duo.A small crowd of dedicated fans gathered at Auckland's Viaduct Harbour on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Prince Charles and Camilla.
Australians Tyson Pedro, Jake Matthews, and Ben Sosoli will all be in action when the UFC returns to Auckland , New Esther Lin, MMA Fighting . A trio of Australian fighters will be making the flight to New Zealand 22, three more matchups have been added to the card . Tyson Pedro, Jake Matthews
UFC Auckland is expected to be headlined by lightweights Dan Hooker and Paul Felder. 22. The UFC announced the fight Wednesday not long after Hooker announced the matchup himself on Twitter. Felder issued a cryptic tweet Tuesday that was two emojis long: a champagne bottle and a smiley face.
Australian UFC stalwarts Jake Matthews and Tyson Pedro are among the first fighters announced to appear on a Fight Night card in Auckland.
In-form New Zealander Dan "The Hangman" Hooker will fight American Paul Felder in the main event at Spark Arena on February 23.
Hooker, who beat American Al Iaquinta on the UFC 243 card last month headlined by the Robert Whittaker- Israel Adesanya fight, has won six of his past seven contests.
He is ranked seventh, one place below Felder.
Sydneysider Pedro, who has dropped out of the light heavyweight rankings after losing three of his past four and being inactive for a year due to injury, meets Brazilian Vinicius 'Mamute' Moreira
Teen tennis star Gauff to play in Auckland
American teenage star Coco Gauff will play in Auckland in early January, two weeks out from her maiden appearance at the Australian Open.Kiwi organisers confirmed 15-year-old American Gauff will join a strong field for the season-opening WTA tournament starting on January 6, two weeks before the Melbourne grand slam.
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UFC Auckland Main Event! Im going to smash Paul Felder's face in. A highly-intriguing Lightweight matchup between Dan Hooker and Paul Felder has been booked to headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night event in Auckland , New Zealand on Feb.
Victorian welterweight Matthews, who has won four of his past five bouts, clashes with Norwegian prospect Emil 'Valhalla' Meek.
The other Australian booked for the card is another Melburnian, heavyweight Ben 'Combat' Sosoli, who will take on Brazilian Marcos Rogerio 'Pezao' de Lima,
Sosoli made his UFC debut last month against former NFL player Greg Hardy who was initially declared a unanimous points winner of their three-round bout.
However, the result was changed to a no-contest after Hardy's unapproved use of an inhaler between the second and third rounds.
Qld pair accused of Nashville singer scam .
Two Queenslanders have been charged over a scam worth almost $1 million after were investors told they were financing an Aussie singer's career in the US.A man and a woman from the Sunshine Coast are accused of telling investors they were raising money for the singer and that they'd get regular payments based on her musical success.