• Biography

Paige VanZant is known as an American mixed martial artist and model. VanZant is most famous for competing in the flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Background and Age

Paige Michelle Vanderford was born on March 26, 1994 in Dundee, Oregon. She was brought up in Dayton where her folks ran a dance studio which allowed her the chance to learn performance dance, jazz, and hip hop dances for more than 13 years. As a youngster, Paige appeared in a mop commercial, an experience that became helpful during her appearances on TV series like Dancing With The Stars and Chopped.

Considered a tough girl and an admirer of the outside while growing up, her leisure activities included riding bicycles and angling. She was bully and tormented in high school which propelled her to turn into a martial artist, figuring out how to protect herself in the process.

Married and Husband

Paige VanZant is engaged to Austin Vanderford, a professional MMA contender, NAIA All-American, and national champion wrestler. The two got engaged in January 2018. Austin, who had his first amateur battle in 2015, made his professional debut presentation in 2017. Austin understands how much popular his wife is than him and is glad to be referred to as Mr. VanZant.

Career and Net Worth

In the wake of winning an amateur fight at age 18, Paige Vanzant proceeded to make her professional MMA debut on the 30th of June, 2012, at the UWF's Tournament of Warriors finale against Jordan Nicole Gaza in Corpus Christi, Texas, winning her first battle by a split decision choice. In her second battle against Amber Stautzenberger at Premier Fight Series 2, she won by unanimous choice. In December 2013, she was announced as one of 11 ladies signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for its new division, the Strawweight Division. In August 2014, her first battle in the Strawweight Division was announced against Kailin Curran in Halifax. Sadly, destiny had different plans as she endured a back injury. When the fight was rescheduled, she started off her UFC debut by vanquishing Curran by TKO in the third round, in a battle that won Fight of the Night.

Paige VanZant one of the UFC's most unmistakable stars has fought just twice since 2017 and has been searching for another contract agreement with the organization. In August 2019, VanZant appeared on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show and said she's searching for an increase in salary in spite of being advised she would not have been paid more than a UFC champion. She is seeking a raise because she makes more money sitting at home and posting sexy photos on Instagram

Date modified: May 26, 2020
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