Paige VanZant News
Paige VanZant rules out retirement, but admits BKFC return is far from set: "I don’t know if it’s down the road"
Josh Evanoff - December 28, 2023
Paige VanZant claims Taylor Swift - Travis Kelce “love story” is nothing more than a publicity stunt: “I believe it’s 100 percent fake”
Harry Kettle - November 30, 2023
David Feldman tells fans they can expect to see Paige VanZant fight under the BKFC banner in 2024
Harry Kettle - November 28, 2023
Paige VanZant reveals first day on OnlyFans was more profitable than entire MMA career: "It's hard to walk away"
Josh Evanoff - September 1, 2023
BKFC president reveals plans to meet with Paige VanZant to discuss future: "Maybe she doesn’t want to do this anymore"
Josh Evanoff - February 16, 2023
Paige VanZant return to combat sports put on hold after suffering three broken bones
Harry Kettle - December 29, 2022
Paige VanZant’s proposed return to combat sports has seemingly been put on hold after she suffered a few broken bones. While she may not be the most prolific fighter in combat sports history, Paige VanZant is certainly one of the most famous. From UFC to BKFC and beyond, she’s not afraid of getting into a scrap.
BKFC president says if Paige VanZant doesn't re-sign "it was a good ride and a good decision," but still open to extending her contract
Cole Shelton - December 20, 2022
David Feldman isn’t ruling out Paige Vanzant extending her contract with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. VanZant shocked many when she fought out her UFC contract and signed with BKFC. However, she has lost both of her fights with promotion, suffering losses to Britain Hart and Rachael Ostovich. Since her second loss in July of 2021, she hasn’t fought since. But, Feldman hopes the former UFC fighter will return in February at KnuckleMania 3.
Paige VanZant set for appearance at Sapphire New York Gentlemen’s Club in December
Josh Evanoff - November 23, 2022
BKFC star Paige VanZant continues to find work outside of the bare-knuckle boxing ring. ’12 Gauge’ has been out of action since her decision defeat to Rachel Ostovich last July. The defeat was a devastating one for the former UFC star, as it dropped her to 0-2 in BKFC. She was previously defeated by Britain Hart in February.
Paige VanZant slated to return to BKFC ring on February 27th in New Mexico
Josh Evanoff - November 17, 2022
Women’s featherweight contender Paige VanZant is set to return to the bare-knuckle ring. ’12 Gauge’ has been out of action since her decision loss to Rachel Ostovich at BKFC 19 in July 2021. That defeat set VanZant back to 0-2 in the bare-knuckle boxing promotion. She had previously lost to Britain Hart in February of that year.
Paige VanZant says she "did not pull" from her BKFC 27 fight: "I worked my f*****g ass off to be pulled a week before"
Cole Shelton - August 16, 2022
Paige VanZant forced out of BKFC 27 fight on Saturday in London
Cole Shelton - August 16, 2022
Paige VanZant will no longer be fighting in London, England. According to My MMA News, VanZant was forced out of her BKFC 27 against Charisa Sigala which was set to take place this Saturday in London, England. The reason for the withdrawal is not known but the plan is to rebook the fight for October 15.
Brendan Schaub hits back at fans criticizing Paige VanZant's BKFC return: "She doesn't have to do this s*it"
Josh Evanoff - July 12, 2022
Brendan Schaub isn’t a fan of those who criticize Paige VanZant’s fighting career. The 28-year-old was last seen in action against Rachel Ostovich at BKFC 19. She went on to lose that fight by unanimous decision, knocking her bare-knuckle record to 0-2. VanZant had previously lost her debut to Britain Hart in February 2021.
Paige VanZant vs. Charisa Sigala at BKFC London in August
Josh Evanoff - July 8, 2022
BKFC women’s flyweight contender Paige VanZant will return in August. ’12 Gauge’ signed to BKFC in August 2020, in a shocking move. While she was a star in the UFC, she had never competed in boxing, bare-knuckle, or otherwise to that point. She was set for her debut Britain Hart in February 2021.
Bec Rawlings eyeing BKFC rematch with Paige VanZant: "She beat me in MMA with a really lucky kick"
Josh Evanoff - June 23, 2022
BKFC women’s featherweight contender Bec Rawlings is looking to score a rematch with Paige VanZant. The two last clashed not in the boxing ring, but in the UFC octagon. Back in August 2016, the strawweights clashed on a high-profile UFC on Fox card. In the bout, VanZant knocked out Rawlings in the second round with a switch kick.
Tyron Woodley says the UFC pressed former fighters Sage Northcutt and Paige VanZant too quickly: “I was his training partner, I’m telling you, he wasn’t ready”
Cole Shelton - June 17, 2022
Former UFC fighter Paige VanZant makes in-ring debut for AEW (Highlights)
Harry Kettle - May 31, 2022
Paige VanZant made her in-ring debut for All Elite Wrestling during their Double or Nothing pay-per-view over the weekend. While she may not have made it to the top of the mountain during her run with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Paige VanZant certainly has the potential necessary to go a long way in professional wrestling.
Paige VanZant receives fan backlash after unveiling her latest tattoos (Photo)
Harry Kettle - May 25, 2022
Former UFC fighter and current AEW star Paige VanZant has received criticism after unveiling her latest tattoos. While she may not have made it to the top in UFC or BKFC, Paige VanZant is still one of the most talked-about female figures in combat sports. Now, her journey has taken her over to the world of professional wrestling, where she’s enjoying a strong run with AEW.
Paige Vanzant shoots down ever fighting for the UFC again: "They don't pay enough"
Josh Evanoff - March 23, 2022
Paige Vanzant doesn’t sound keen on ever returning to the UFC. ’12 Gauge’ signed to the promotion in 2013, for the newly-created strawweight division. She quickly became one of the faces of 115-pounds and one of the top stars in the promotion.
Former UFC and BKFC fighter Paige VanZant signs contract with AEW
Harry Kettle - March 10, 2022
Former UFC and BKFC fighter Paige VanZant has officially completed her transition over to professional wrestling with AEW. Paige VanZant has always been one of the most popular figures in women’s MMA ever since her debut for the UFC back in 2014. Since then she’s had a series of ups and downs in the sport, with her UFC tenure ending with a submission loss to Amanda Ribas at UFC 251 – leaving her pro record at 8-5.
Sean Strickland applauds Paige VanZant for “paying the bills” after Gegard Mousasi “napped her wife” Austin Vanderford
Josh Evanoff - February 28, 2022
Austin Vanderford issues statement following TKO loss to Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 275
Chris Taylor - February 26, 2022
Austin Vanderford has issued a statement following his 85-second TKO loss to Gegard Mousasi last night at Bellator 275. After starting his mixed martial arts career with eleven straight wins, five of which came under the Bellator banner, Vanderford was given the opportunity to fight for middleweight gold.
Paige VanZant sets the internet ablaze with Peek-a-boo Video
Chris Taylor - January 29, 2022
Former UFC standout Paige VanZant (8-5 MMA, 0-2 BKFC) set the internet ablaze this evening with her Peek-a-boo Video. VanZant, who took her talents to Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship in 2020, is set to compete in the final fight of her current deal with the promotion in the near future.
Paige VanZant will return early next year in final fight of BKFC contract, says president David Feldman
Cole Shelton - October 26, 2021
Paige VanZant will indeed fight out the final fight of her Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship contract. VanZant surprised many and signed with BKFC last year and came up short in her debut to Britain Hart. She then dropped a decision to Rachael Ostovich in her second fight and after the fight, BKFC president, David Feldman said he wasn’t sure if VanZant would fight the final fight of her deal.
BKFC President Dave Feldman confirms the future of Paige VanZant is “up in the air”
Adam D Martin - September 30, 2021
BKFC President Dave Feldman confirmed that the future of women’s fighter Paige VanZant is “up in the air” following two straight losses. VanZant signed a lucrative free-agent contract with BKFC last year after her UFC contract expired, but so far, things have not gone to plan for her. VanZant began her BKFC career with a decision loss to Britain Hart earlier this year, before losing to Rachael Ostovich in her second BKFC fight. It now looks like with those two losses that VanZant believes that her heart might not be in the BKFC game and she is considering going back to MMA.
Paige VanZant told Austin Vanderford she "didn’t want to live anymore" following loss at BKFC 19
Chris Taylor - August 14, 2021
Paige VanZant (8-5 MMA, 0-2 BKF) was in a dark place following her loss to Rachael Ostovich at last months BKFC 19 event. The former UFC standouts, VanZant and Ostovich, collided for a second time on July 23, this after ‘PVZ’ had earned a submission victory in the pairs first encounter.
Paige VanZant in a "must-win" situation for her next fight in BKFC, confirms promoter
Adam D Martin - August 9, 2021
Former UFC women’s star Paige VanZant is in a “must-win situation” for her next fight in BKFC, confirmed promoter David Feldman. After leaving the UFC last year, VanZant made the surprise decision to sign with BKFC and made her debut in bare-knuckle fighting. Most fans figured that if she was going to leave the UFC, that she would follow her husband, middleweight Austin Vanderford, to Bellator. Instead, PVZ made the surprise decision to sign with BKFC, and things haven’t gone well.