Paige VanZant, is an American mixed martial artist, author, dancer and model. Her family owned a dance studio when she was growing up that she danced at for 13 years before taking up mixed martial arts. VanZant is signed to the flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Outside of mixed martial arts, she has appeared in the television series Dancing with the Stars and Celebrity Chopped. She placed second on season 22 of Dancing with the Stars and won her episode of Celebrity Chopped. In September she was married to Austin Vanderford.