Olympic bobsledder Kaillie Humphries to appear on UFC card in Quebec City

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Olympian Kaillie Humphries is moving from the bobsled track to the Octagon.

Humphries piloted Canada to gold at the Sochi Games in two-man bobsled, but announced on Tuesday that her next competition will be in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

The 28-year-old Calgary native tweeted that she would be on the card for The Ultimate Fighter: Nations Finale on April 13 in Quebec City.

"Looking forward to entering the octagon on April 13th in Quebec City!" said Humphries from her verified Twitter account. "Venez nous voir!"

Humphries added a picture with her fight statistics, including her height, weight, and 10-1 professional MMA record.

She has never fought in the UFC and her opponent for the card has yet to be named.

Humphries, along with teammate Heather Moyse, were Canada's flagbearers at the Winter Olympics closing ceremony on Feb. 23.

The card will serve as the finale of the UFC reality TV show that has put a team of Canadian fighters against a group of mixed martial artists from Australia.

Geographic location: Quebec City, Canada, Calgary Australia

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  • Dev
    March 19, 2014 - 08:57

    Oh yeah, and which leg is she going to cut off to make the 135 pound weight limit? I shake my head at all these news sites reporting this without any research. "well.. she said.." isn't justifiable news.