twitter google

Paige VanZant: Fighter Lands Role In Action Film

Paige VanZant

Paige VanZant will go from the dance floor to the movies next, landing a role in “Kickboxer: Retaliation.”

According to a report by Deadline, VanZant was written into the sequel after her showing on “Dancing with the Stars.”

“Paige is the up-and-coming darling of the UFC and her star quality shines through on camera,” the film’s producer, Rob Hickman, said. “She’s a tremendous asset to the film both as an onscreen talent and as a trained fighter.”

Along with VanZant, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Gina Carano and Dave Bautista are all set to appear in the movie, which begins filming this fall.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

Bellator NYC/Bellator 180: Sonnen Vs. Silva

Event Date: June 24, 2017
Broadcast: Spike/PPV

UFC Fight Night 112: Chiesa vs. Lee

Event Date: June 25, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale

Event Date: July 7, 2017
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 213

Event Date: July 8, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 181: Pitbull vs. Campos

Event Date: July 14, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC Fight Night 113: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio

Event Date: July 16, 2017
Broadcast: TBD