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Paige VanZant Biography

Paige VanZant

Facts of Paige VanZant

Date of Birth: 1994 , March-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Paige VanZant

1994 Born in Dundeen, Oregon
2012 Won her first amateur fight
2012 Made her professional MMA debut
2013 Faced Tecia Torres
2013 Singed to Ultimate Fighting Championship
2014 Defeated Curran on her UFC debut
2015 Faced Felice Herrig

Detail Timeline of Paige VanZant

March 26 , 1994

Born in Dundeen, Oregon

Multi talented, Paige VanZant was born as Paige Sletten in the early 1994 in Dundeen, Oregon, United States of America to Rachel VanZant and Steve VanZant. She grew up in Dayton, Oregon. She was raised in a musical family.

2012

Won her first amateur fight

As she was often bullied by girls while she was in her high school, she decided to practice martial artist and defend herself. During her mid teens, she met UFC veteran Ken Shamrock and she began training in boxing and other martial arts in his gym. She won her first amateur fight at the age of 18

June 30 , 2012

Made her professional MMA debut

She made her MMA debut fighting against Jordan Nicole Gaza on 30th of June 2012. During that day, she competed at UWF's Tournament of Warriors finale. She won this match by split decision. At the end of 2012, she competed against Amber Stautzenberger. 

January 5 , 2013

Faced Tecia Torres

In the early 2013, she competed against Tecia Torres at Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt but she lost this match via a unanimous decision. This competition was held at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas. 

2013

Singed to Ultimate Fighting Championship

At the end of 2013, she signed a contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship and she began fighting on The Ultimate Fighter in the Strawweight division. She was part of one of 11 women signed by UFC. 

2014

Defeated Curran on her UFC debut

She made her UFC debut at the end of 2014 at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson. She won her debut match against Curran and she was honored the Fight of the Night honors during that night.

April 18 , 2015

Faced Felice Herrig

Paige VanZant is a mixed martial artist and she is best known for her performance in the Women's Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. On 18th of April 2015, she competed against Felice Herrig and she won this match by unanimous decision. 

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Besides earning a name of mixed martial artist, Paige is also sweet and lovely in her looks. But despite her popularity in the world, she has been maintaining her personal profile low and secret. Information about her affairs and boyfriend is not known in the media. Her nationality is American and she is of white ethnicity. She is five feet and four inches tall in her height.

As her parents owned a dance studio when she was child, she induced her interest in dancing during her young age. She grew up dancing ballet, jazz, and hip hop for several years. She grew up being a tomboy and her childhood dream were riding dirt bikes and fishing. She also appeared on the TV commercials of Bissell. As she was often bullied by girls while she was in her high school, she decided to practice martial artist and defend herself. During her mid teens, she met UFC veteran Ken Shamrock and she began training in boxing and other martial arts in his gym. She won her first amateur fight at the age of 18 and she finally made her MMA debut fighting against Jordan Nicole Gaza on 30th of June 2012.

In the early 2013, she competed against Tecia Torres at Invicta FC 4: Esparza vs. Hyatt but she lost this match via a unanimous decision. At the end of 2013, she signed a contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship and she began fighting on The Ultimate Fighter in the Strawweight division. However, few months later sad got aired in the media as it was claimed that she won't be competing in the  reality series as the minimum age to competed in this reality series is 21 but she was 20 during that time. She made her UFC debut at the end of 2014 at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson. She won her debut match against Curran and she was and she was honored the Fight of the Night honors during that night. In the early 2015, she competed against Felice Herrig and she won this competition by unanimous decision. Her net worth is $600,000.