Paige VanZant has launched her personal fan web site having been bombarded by requests for extra content material.
The transfer from the favored fighter, who left UFC for the Naked Knuckle Preventing Championship final yr, comes months after she expressed shock at followers sending her money within the hope of receiving nude pictures.
The previous UFC flyweight spent a part of the 2020 lockdown posting just a few racy, however gentle hearted picture shoots with husband Austin Vanderford on her Instagram web page, which has 2.7 million followers.
Regardless of signing for the Naked Knuckle Preventing Championship, VanZant is commonly requested by sections of her 2.7 million Instagram followers if she will likely be pursuing a profession in modelling.
In October she mentioned: “Austin and I did a fan query [session] the place you guys might write in,” she defined, reacting with obvious shock to the response she had obtained.
“There have been 200 questions and about 20 of them have been ‘hey, why don’t you make an OnlyFans?’
“Principally, I mentioned, ‘I’m not going to make an OnlyFans however if you happen to actually wish to ship me cash and also you respect the issues I put up on Instagram, you’ll be able to VenMo me.
“I used to be like, ‘go forward and ship me cash so you’ll be able to present me appreciation’.
“I did have lots of people Venmo me, which I didn’t count on to occur.
“5 or ten individuals despatched me cash and thought that they might be receiving an express image.
“That was completely not what was going to occur. I’m sorry for the confusion and for anyone who despatched me cash, hoping to get nudes or something like that.
“The purpose is, I’m not doing an OnlyFans as a result of I’m not going to try this form of stuff.”
Whereas contracted to the UFC, she admitted she earned extra in her profession from posting photos than throwing punches, however is adamant she won’t be part of the location, which permits content material creators to earn cash from subscribers.
Though it’s in style with intercourse staff, others equivalent to musicians, health consultants and cooks additionally earn a dwelling on there.
VanZant was lower from the UFC in July after her defeat to Amanda Ribas on Struggle Island, however revealed she had donated the cash she earned from followers to animal charities in Florida, including it was initially a ‘dumb joke’ stressing her phrases have been under no circumstances a judgement on individuals who use the web page.
Now, although, VanZant determined it’s the right time to launch her personal web site, which permits her to create her personal web site together with her personal private area to offer followers some unique content material.
“Each time I verify my social media, my followers are all the time asking me for extra. By launching PaigeFanZant.com with FanTime, it makes it simpler for followers to search out the unique content material I’ll be placing out” she mentioned.
“Make sure you subscribe within the lead as much as my subsequent battle. I’ll be giving an inside take a look at my coaching and restoration that you simply gained’t discover anyplace else!”
Her debut, although, at Knucklemania, led to defeat to Britain Hart regardless of knocking her opponent’s tooth out of their Naked Knuckle Boxing match.
All three scored it 49-46 as ’12 Gauge’ was left with nasty swelling underneath her left eye and took to Instagram to substantiate she was alright after the battle, regardless of refusing to do any interviews within the ring afterwards.
“Humble in victory,” she wrote. “Humble in defeat.”