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Paige VanZant proved she's more than just a fantastic dancer this weekend when she made her Long awaited return to the Octagon, and promptly knocked out her opponent with a move straight out of the ballroom.

VanZant KO'd Bec Rawlings just :17 into round two with a jumping switch kick to the head. It was kind of magical.

With this KO, she became the leader in finishes in the UFC women's strawweight division with three.

VanZant hold finishes at UFC 191 against Alex Chambers, where she submitted Chambers via armbar in the third round, as well as a TKO victory over Kailin Curran at UFC Fight Night 57.

Those two, paired with her recent TKO of Rawlings, sets her above the strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who only has two UFC finishes.

VanZant was making her first appearance back in the octagon after competing (and coming so close to winning) on ABC's Dancing With The Stars. Many wondered if her dancing skills would improve her fight game and it seems that maybe they have.


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