Paige VanZant was a massive star during her time in the world of MMA. While she did not have the best record inside the Octagon, she became a big deal nonetheless. VanZant also explained why she got into pro wrestling and joined AEW.

The former UFC fighter recently signed with Tony Khan’s company and since then has been training in the art of professional wrestling. She had been featured on AEW television for quite a while prior to signing a contract as well.

While speaking on WFAN Sports Radio, Paige VanZant talked about making her way to pro wrestling. The former UFC star then explained why she decided to sign with AEW in the first place.

The whole show [is what drew me into wrestling], you know? I mean, I’ve been asked about pro wrestling for a really long time. I’ve kind of always known it was gonna be part of my journey and my life. I just didn’t know when the opportunity was gonna take off, and it got to a point where I showed up with Dan [Lambert] and the story took off and I realized I wanted to be a part of the show, I wanted to continue this journey with AEW and ended up signing a contract.” 

Paige VanZant will also continue to compete in Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship after signing with AEW. We’ll have to see how VanZant will fare in AEW.

H/T – Post Wrestling

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet has been a massive fan of professional wrestling for over 22 years, since the early days of the Monday Night Wars. Aside from wrestling, he also is into TV shows, movies, Anime, novels and a lot of music.

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