“I made more money on Dancing with the Stars than I have in my entire UFC career combined” Paige VanZant talks fighter pay forward of UFC 251.
Paige VanZant will take on Amanda Ribas on the major card of UFC 251. This can be the final match on her contract. The match was initially booked for March 14. However, VanZant pulled out attributable to an harm and the match was subsequently moved to July 11 at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
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Despite the uncertainty surrounding her future, VanZant is happy for the future. She claims that there are far more profitable choices than combating in the UFC and if the promotion doesn’t supply her a greater contract than she is not going to hesitate to turn out to be a free agent.
However, combating is what she loves and he or she has even dropped sponsors to completely focus on her upcoming match and make an announcement at the occasion in a bid to show her worth to everybody.
Paige VanZant talks fighter pay
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Speaking to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, VanZant stated:
“Everyone is aware of how a lot I make. I make $46,000 a struggle. 46 [to show] and 46 [to win], I’m not gonna cover it, everybody is aware of. I could make manner more than that simply [by] selling manufacturers on Instagram.
“You know that ought to say one thing about why would I step away from all the superb success that I have. I have made more money in ‘Dancing with the Stars’ than I have in my entire UFC career mixed… Every struggle, each win, each bonus. And it simply reveals the money is on the market.”
I love combating, it’s what I like to do,” VanZant continued. “For this struggle, I have dropped each single sponsor, I haven’t posted something on Instagram… Nothing issues to me aside from this struggle. It’s a clear slate for me. I’m not selling any sponsors, I have nothing. I’m simply excited to go on the market and show my worth to utterly all people. And I suppose combating is how I do this.”
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