After advancing to the finals of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” women’s strawweight standout Paige VanZant (6-2) is ready to return to the Octagon. The UFC announced on Thursday that “12 Gauge” will take on Bec Rawlings (7-4) on Aug. 27 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
The 22-year-old VanZant had a four-fight winning streak snapped by Rose Namajunas in her last outing and hopes to rebound with a win over the TUF 20 alum in August.
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Rawlings is coming off back-to-back wins over Lisa Ellis and Seo Hee Ham. The Australian will be looking to extend her winning streak when she faces VanZant on the UFC on Fox 12 main card.
UFC on FOX 12 takes place at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Three bouts have been announced for the event, including former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis‘ featherweight debut against Charles Oliveira.
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