Dana White takes parting shot at Paige VanZant over pay row after UFC star got ‘smoked’ on Fight Island

DANA WHITE made a parting jibe at Paige VanZant after the star misplaced the final combat of her UFC contract.

Fashionable fighter VanZant was crushed convincingly by Amanda Ribas in spherical one in every of their conflict at UFC Fight Island on Saturday and White had no time for sentiment after the bout.

Dana White took a parting shot at Paige VanZant after her loss to Amanda Ribas at UFC Fight Island

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Dana White took a parting shot at Paige VanZant after her loss to Amanda Ribas at UFC Fight IslandCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
White suggested VanZant 'try free agency'

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White prompt VanZant ‘strive free company’Credit score: Getty Photos – Getty

Having joined the UFC at 20, VanZant loved early success profitable her first three fights.

And due to her 2.6million Instagram followers, she has expanded her platform by showing on Dancing with the Stars, posing for a Sports activities Illustrated swimsuit version and modelling for Nike.

However regardless of her standing as one of the crucial well-liked feminine UFC fighters of all time, the 26-year-old’s 4 defeats in her final six fights imply her profession could also be over for now.

Ribas pressured VanZant to faucet out two minutes and 21 seconds into their conflict with an armbar.

And having beforehand complained about her UFC wage White took a robust stance on VanZant post-fight.

He mentioned: “Whenever you speak all that stuff, ‘I’m not being paid sufficient,’ and also you’re combating inconsistently, one time within the final yr, (struggling) accidents, after which got smoked within the first spherical of the combat?

“She should definitely test free agency.”

VanZant additionally hinted at a change in course with a cryptic put up on her Instagram.

She wrote: “Congrats to Amanda on such a tremendous efficiency.

“It was actually an honour to share the Octagon with you.

“As for me, I will rise up as I always do. I can’t wait to see where God takes me next.”

VanZant appeared emotional earlier than the combat in what might turn into her final ever UFC battle.

She additionally left followers surprised pre-fight with Instagram photos of her abs.

VanZant will end her UFC profession with a document of 8-5-Zero and admitted she’s made extra money from Instagram than she has by combating.

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Ribas beat VanZant inside the first round in what could be the American's last UFC fight

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Ribas beat VanZant inside the primary spherical in what could possibly be the American’s final UFC combatCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
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For HIM.

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Most annoying reality: Abs are made within the kitchen. Pizza > weight-reduction plan. Quickly we EAT!!!

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Did anybody name for an attractive @si_swimsuit photograph???? 😍🌞

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DANA WHITE made a parting jibe at Paige VanZant after the star misplaced the final combat of her UFC contract.

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