Paige VanZant Joins “Dancing With The Stars”

UFC strawweight contender Paige VanZant will be taking a little break away from the octagon Today it was revealed that she will be competing on the upcoming season of “Dancing with the Stars”.

Her pro dance partner will be the two-time winner of the show, Mark Ballas. VanZant is the first active UFC fighter to be on the show. Randy Couture and Chael Sonnen competed after they had announced their retirements from the octagon.

DANCING WITH THE STARS - PAIGE VANZANT - The stars grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," which airs MONDAY, MARCH 21 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

DANCING WITH THE STARS – PAIGE VANZANT – The stars grace the ballroom floor for the first time on live national television with their professional partners during the two-hour season premiere of “Dancing with the Stars,” which airs MONDAY, MARCH 21 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

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