Paige VanZant is at the moment in negotiations with the Naked Knuckle Preventing Championship after her contract with the UFC expired. ‘PVZ’ fought for what seems to be the final time in MMA’s premier promotion at UFC 251 struggling a fast submission loss in opposition to rising star, Amanda Ribas.
Put up-fight UFC boss Dana White suggested Paige VanZant to discover free company after struggling such a dominant loss after complaining about her pay persistently in current months. It now seems VanZant is taking White’s recommendation and fielding presents from numerous promotions together with BKFC. Mike Russell was first to interrupt information of ongoing talks between VanZant and BKFC
“Listening to Paige VanZant is near finalizing a cope with @bareknucklefc,” Russell wrote on social media.
Eric Kowal who works with BKFC in addition to working MyMMANews.com confirmed talks are ongoing however are nowhere near being finalized, he stated.
“There are talks, nothing shut but,” Kowal wrote, clarifying on the talks between VanZant and BKFC.
“I can affirm there are talks,” he added. “I work for the corporate. Simply requested [BKFC President] David [Feldman] about your Tweet trigger he requested me 2 weeks in the past for ideas on probably signing her. At this time he stated there are talks however nothing shut. Such as you stated ‘we’ll see’ however that is newest.”
VanZant has beforehand stated she needs to combat once more in 2020 and will probably be hoping to get a deal achieved fast with one other promotion to keep away from an pointless lay off.
“Earlier than the combat, I had stated I would must have yet one more arm surgical procedure to really feel 100 %, however even by this, I do really feel 100 %, and I’m hoping to signal a brand new combat promotion with any individual and combat this yr if I can.”
“I wish to combat as quickly as attainable,” VanZant stated. “In my thoughts, I’m going to go forward and delete that final combat and begin over. I don’t know the way lengthy this negotiation stuff goes.”
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