Paige VanZant Reacts After Giving “The World One More Reason to Hate on Me”

Published 03/10/2022, 7:43 AM EST

Social media sensation Paige VanZant has found another home. Ex-UFC and current BKFC fighter Paige VanZant has officially signed on the dotted lines and become ‘All Elite’. This isn’t her first foray into professional wrestling as she featured in The Inner Circle vs American Top Team feud in 2021.

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‘PVZ’, who has turned a lot of heads with her occasional presence inside the AEW ring, is ready to take over the wrestling world.

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The AEW superstar confirmed the news of her signing and her intentions moving forward. The BKFC star tweeted, “Wanted to give the world one more reason to hate on me  PVZ TAKING OVER!!!!”

VanZant’s contract signing was a treat to watch for the AEW fans, as it came as a surprise.

During a TNT Championship match between Sammy Guevara and Scorpio Sky, VanZant made her presence known outside the ring. She attacked Tay Conti, who was there to support Guevara.

While the contest was on, Dan Lambert tried to catch the referee’s attention so that Ethan Page could take advantage of the moment. However, Conti was aware of the situation and prevented Page’s intervention in the match. While Conti was arguing with Page, VanZant attacked her from behind and pushed her hard into the steel steps.

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Since it distracted Guevara, Sky was able to capitalize on the moment. Hence, he won the TNT Championship and added it to his AEW Tag Team Championship.

After the match, VanZant pushed Conti into the ring and kicked her in the head. Moments later, VanZant had a contract in her hand, which she signed and dropped in the ring.

Even Tony Khan announced the news on his Twitter. However, details of her contract are not revealed.

Tony Khan had teased signing Paige VanZant

In the past, VanZant had made appearances on several AEW shows without an official full-time contract. However, last week, Tony Khan tweeted that Paige VanZant will sign with AEW as he does not trust Lambert.

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This will not change things with her BKFC deal, as David Feldman even hinted at her next fight. It will be interesting to see if ’12 Gauge’ brings in an MMA bare-knuckle gimmick once she makes regular AEW appearances.

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Deepak Kumar

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Deepak Kumar is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. His love for MMA comes from the chaos and violence the fight game brings to the table. A BJJ aspirant, Deepak began following the sport as a casual fan when Ronda Rousey was finishing her opponents in seconds.

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