Paige VanZant Makes It Official, Signs a Four Fight Deal With the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

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SJ - August 12, 2020

Paige VanZant's mixed martial arts free agency has come to an end.  The former UFC star has signed a new four fight deal with the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.

From ESPN:

The former UFC fighter has signed a new four-fight, exclusive contract with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, multiple sources told ESPN.

Her debut for BKFC isn't set yet, however, the current plan is for her to compete in November, sources say.

According to sources, the totality of the deal is worth over a million dollars, with incentives attached, too. It represents a significant raise from what she was making in the UFC, sources say.


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Contract Signed. About to change the game. Fight news coming soon. #bigbusiness 🙈😉

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Paige signing with the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship isn't exactly surprising, rumors of a deal have been around since the end on July.  Her banking over a million dollars on the deal is.

She did want more money and now she has it.  Be careful what you wish for.  Bare knuckle fighting is a different animal.

I only hope they put her in fights with tomato cans.  She's too good looking to be taking big time bare knuckle shots to the face.

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