David Feldman, the founder of BKFC, gave the public an ETA for Paige VanZant's comeback.
At Bare Knuckle FC 27 in August, the former UFC champion was slated to face Charisa Sigala. '12 Gauge' was informed that her battle had been postponed due to "logistical concerns," and she was unable to attend the event.
Feldman recently spoke with Curran Bhatia about everything BKFC-related. The BKFC president disclosed that preparations are being made to have VanZant compete at Knuck Mania 3 early in the following year in Albuquerque on February 27, 2023, when asked when she may make her eagerly awaited comeback.
"She'll fight February 27th for the Knuckle Mania 3 card... That one will take place in New Mexico. So that's gonna be a great card."
Feldman further added a surprise that the promotion's biggest event to date will take place and hinted that at least three prominent figures are anticipated to appear. Whereas former UFC champion Paige VanZant has shared an update on her comeback to professional wrestling now that a date for her next BKFC battle has been determined.
VanZant has submerged her feet in a variety of waters since she left the UFC in 2020 as a result of a fast submission loss to Amanda Ribas. "12 Gauge" has entered the world of pro wrestling in addition to maintaining her presence in combat sports thanks to a huge contract with the Bare-Knuckle Fighting Championship.
VanZant debuted in All Elite Wrestling in May of last year. The American Top Team member, 28, made her debut in a mixed tag-team bout after previously making appearances on AEW television with them.
VanZant did, however, seem to put her success in the world of sports entertainment on wait as she shifted her attention back to fighting in the summer in preparation for a scheduled comeback in August.
It's safe to say that the postponement of her match against Charisa Sigala in London has extended her absence from professional wrestling. VanZant, who was disappointed by the late failure, will try once more to make her third appearance under the BKFC brand.
VanZant has provided an update on a comeback to professional wrestling, despite her current immediate focus being on her next opportunity to win in bare-knuckle fighting. VanZant recently responded to inquiries on Instagram and was questioned about her future with AEW.
“Absolutely (I) will be (back) in AEW,” VanZant said. “But I don’t have any news on when yet. So stay tuned.”