Fresh off finishing runner up on Season 22 of Dancing with the Stars, UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is set to return to the Octagon against Bec Rawling on Aug. 27 at  UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver.

VanZant (6-2), a Team Alpha Male Product, made the announcement herself during an apperance on SportsCenter on Thursday morning. In terms of competition,”12 Gauge” most recently saw her perfect UFC come to an end at the hands of Rose Namajunas after being submitted late in the fifth round of their UFC Fight Night 80 main event contest.

Prior to this setback, VanZant compiled a UFC record 3-0. Prior to facing Namajunas, the woman known as, VanZant walked away stoppage wins over Alex Chambers and Kailin Curran as well a decision over Felice Herrig.

Rawlings (6-4), a former Invicta FC title contender, will look to extender her two fight win streak. In hir most recent effort, “Rowdy” earned a unanimous decision over Seo Hee Ham at UFC Fight Night 85 in March. She will enter this bout with 5 career stoppage wins, four of which have come by way of submission.

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