Paige VanZant wiki
Paige VanZant who is an American mixed martial artist was born on 26th March 1994. VanZant competes in Women’s Straw weight division of Ultimate Fighting Championship. She has been the professional competitor since the year 2012. She is mostly known for being youngest female fighter in UFC roster. She was born in Sparks, Nevada, United States. She was raised up in Dayton, Oregon which is a small town without a spotlight. While she was in her high school, Paige was short in height and she was bullied by pack of the bigger girls regularly. She then moved to Nevada with her family where there was no any dance school nearby. So, instead that, Paige went to gymnasium and later her father urged her to try the boxing and later the mixed martial arts.
It was on 30th June 2012, when VanZant made the mixed martial arts debut as a professional. It was at the UWF’s Tournament of Warriors Finale and she competed against Jordan Nicole Garza. Paige won by the split decision. Later, in the same year on 22nd September, she faced Amber Stautzenberger at the Premier Fight Series 2 in which she again won via unanimous decision. VAnZant faced Tecia Torres on 9th November 2012 at the Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt which was held at Memorial Hall on 5th January 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. Paige lost to Tecia via unanimous decision.
It was announced on December of the year 2013 that she was signed as one of the 11 women for Ultimate Fighting Championship for its newly created Straw weight division. In addition to that, it was also announced that Paige would be competing as cast member on The Ultimate Fighter which is a television reality series as a part of the tournament to crown inaugural straw weight champion. Later, Paige was turned away from reality series on 31st March 2014. The reason behind that was Paige was 20 years old and minimum age for competing was 21.
The UFC announced on August of 2014 that Paige would be facing Kailin Curran on 4th October2014 in Halifax at the UFC Fight Night: Mac Donald vs. Saffiedine. But unfortunately, Paige got suffered from the back injury and bout was re-scheduled for the UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson. She then marked her debut on UFC by beating Curran by TKO in third round.
Paige used to ride dirt bikes and she loved to fish and as well as hunt. As a child, she used to spend much of her time outdoors. Paige VanZant is now at the age of 20 and she has achieved the success in very young age. She stands at the height of five feet and four inches and she is considered as a hot female MMA fighter. VanZant is active is social networking sites and to know more about her, we can also follow her on her twitter, and Facebook account.