It’s been a rough few days for the Vanderford family.
Bellator middleweight Austin Vanderford was eliminated by Aaron Jeffery at Bellator 284 on Friday. Now, wife Paige VanZant, who will play BKFC in London this Saturday, has been forced out of the competition.
VanZant (8-5 MMA, 0-2 BKB) will face Charisa Sigala, also known as BKFC 27, in the promotion’s London debut. my MMA news was the first report to develop; no official reason was cited for Van Zant’s exit.
Plans are in place to reschedule the game for October 15, 2022, venue/location to be determined.
Paige VanZant’s boxing career didn’t go as planned. Van Zant, a UFC hotshot, lost both bouts with UFC alum Rachel Ostovich and Britain’s Hart before she pulled out in 2020 over a pay dispute.
VanZant also recently signed with professional wrestling’s AEW.
Meanwhile, BKFC London pushes forward with Bellator veteran Michael “Venom” Page facing UFC alum “Platinum” Mike Perry in the Main Event. The card will take place on Saturday 20th August at the OVO Arena in Wembley, London, UK.