Paige VanZant Tabbed for August 27 Return Against Bec Rawlings
VanZant is returning to her roots.
Just weeks removed from her stint on “Dancing with the Stars,” the
Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweight star will return to
the Octagon on Aug. 27 to confront Bec
The pairing was announced Thursday morning by the Las Vegas-based
VanZant (6-2, 3-1 UFC), 22, last saw action in a one-sided loss to
Namajunas last December. The throttling came to an end with a
fifth-round rear-naked choke.
Rawlings (7-4, 2-1 UFC) will enter the bout on different terms as
the 27-year-old has won her last two bouts with impressive
conquests of Seo Hee Ham
Aug. 27’s UFC card goes down at the Rogers Center in Vancouver, and
two other bouts are confirmed for the bill as Anthony
Pettis will drop to 145 pounds to battle Charles
Oliveira and Garreth
McLellan will lock horns with Alessio
Di Chirico in a middleweight clash.
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