Paige VanZant is ready to make her naked knuckle combating debut at BKFC KnuckleMania tonight.
The 26-year-old MMA star made her identify within the UFC however misplaced her final combat to Amanda Ribas at UFC 251 final summer season.
Now ’12 Gauge’ is ready for a brand new problem as she takes on Britain Hart in the principle occasion of this weekend’s Naked Knuckle Preventing Championship present in Florida and it seems to be set to be a brutal showdown if the weigh-in was something to go by.
VanZant signed an unique four-fight contract with the BKFC having left the UFC after her take care of Dana White’s promotion expired final summer season.
The BKFC are hoping VanZant’s arrival will assist propel them into the mainstream and rival the UFC by way of viewers numbers.
VanZant vs Hart: Date and time
BKFC KnuckleMania will happen on Friday, February 5 and is being held on the RP Funding Heart in Florida.
The total card begins from 2am UK time and can go into the early hours of Saturday morning.
The primary occasion of VanZant vs Hart ought to begin at round 5am.
VanZant vs Hart: Dwell stream and TV channel
BKFC KnuckleMania will likely be broadcast reside on Fite.TV.
The total card prices $19.99 to buy by means of Fite.TV. The Fite reside stream begins from 2am.
VanZant vs Hart: Full combat card
- Predominant occasion – Paige VanZant vs Britain Hart
- Co-main occasion – Johnny Bedford vs Dat Nguyen (for BKFC Bantamweight Championship)
- Chris Leben vs. Quentin Henry
- Dillon Cleckler vs. Chris Jensen
- Lorenzo Hunt vs. Rob Morrow
- Charisa Sigala vs. Taylor Starling
- Martin Brown vs. Zach Zane
- John Chalbeck vs. Greg Bono
- Dave Morgan vs. Travis Thompson
- Jarod Grant vs. Brandon Lambert
- Israel Haim Gozali vs. John McAllister
VanZant vs Hart: What has been mentioned?
Paige VanZant: “All of the negativity about ‘Oh! My face!’ Develop up.
“It’s a face, and it’s mine, and I can do no matter I need with it – and guess what? I’m nonetheless going to be lovely even when I get minimize open. It’s not a giant deal.
“That’s so condescending to consider your magnificence as being necessary.
“You understand what? I’ve, for almost all of my profession – and I’ve been fascinated by this – why have I stored my mouth shut a lot about all of the haters, and about all of the hate and negativity I get?
“My concept was, in the event you discuss s*** about any individual, you need to be prepared to say that to their face.
“And never a single one who has mentioned something negatively about me publicly has been prepared to say it to my face, and I’ve seen individuals in particular person.”