It was rumored earlier this month that UFC star Paige VanZant may appear at Summerslam 2016. You can read this complete news here WWE in talks with Paige VanZant to appear on SummerSlam 2016. Paige VanZant is a rising talent with his brilliant UFC career and than her appearance at Dancing with the stars made her famous for companies like Reebok and WWE. Reebook gave her the sponsorship deal so early in her career. There are more interesting things to read about Paige VanZant here An introduction of UFC Star Paige VanZant to WWE Fans. Despite rumors Paige VanZant declines SummerSlam appearance in a recent interview with ESPN SportsCenter.
She appeared on ESPN’s SportsCenter on Thursday and said she will be fighting first before outside ventures and thus Paige VanZant Declines SummerSlam Appearance. But she said she will be always interested and looking forward to such deals in future but this is not the right time.
VanZant said “Fighting definitely comes first.” She added, “Right now I’m 100 percent fight-focused and I would love to participate in anything the WWE has to offer when the timing’s right as long as it works with my fight schedule. I love WWE and if they ever reached out to me again I would love to work with them but right now I’m focused on Bec Rawlings.”
Paige is on the top of her career despite losing her last fight against Rose Namajunas. That is why she is more focused on getting back on track rather than trying different things. She has a very busy UFC career right now as VanZant’s fight against Rawlings is scheduled for UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver on August 27. She told ESPN that she’d rather focus on training and coming back as a better fighter than before.
VanZant is wise and professional enough to not close the doors on WWE as she showed interest in such ventures later in her career. As Paige VanZant Declines SummerSlam Appearance so lets see what WWE is planning for their second largest event of the year, Summerslam 2016.