Strawweight star “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant made a triumphant return to the Octagon tonight with a highlight-reel knockout victory at UFC on FOX 21: “Maia vs Condit” in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. VanZant finished “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings with a jumping switch kick early in round two.
VanZant kept her distance and struck with a variety of kicks in the opening round, but Rawlings got the better of the exchanges with power punches and knees. Against her corner’s wishes, VanZant continued to throw flashy kicks in round two including the vicious strike that floored Rawlings for good.
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