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Meet the 21-Year-Old Who Quit Modeling to Become a UFC Fighter

Paige VanZant may look like just the pretty girl next door, but the 21-year-old beauty is also a relentless up and coming UFC world title contender. Weighing in at 115 pounds, the 5’ 4” UFC championship contender has a 6-1 fighting record and is currently ranked 7th in the women’s strawweight division.

A native of Newberg, Oregon, VanZant grew up dancing and cheerleading before pursuing a career as a model and actress. She has modeled for athletic clothing brands including Nike and Columbia Sportswear.