PAIGE VANZANT is again coaching to get her ‘palms prepared’ for Naked Knuckle Combating Championship after leaving the UFC.
VanZant signed for BKBFC after her UFC contract expired and has been getting ready for the swap of fight codes ever since.
VanZant signed for BKBFC after her UFC contract expired[/caption]
She uploaded an image of herself with American High Group boxing coach Gabriel de Oliveira and Brazilian MMA fighter Janaisa Morandin.
The caption learn: “My group tonight!!! Had been getting these palms prepared for @bareknucklefc.”
VanZant, who went 8-5 in her MMA profession, has by no means boxed earlier than and De Oliveira has the duty of moulding her right into a fully-fledged puncher.
However the coach predicts the 26-year-old can have a ‘easy transition’ into the brutal world of bare-knuckle boxing.
He informed MMA Combating: “We’ll have extra time to work with Paige, as a result of she is going to solely struggle in November or early subsequent 12 months.
“We don’t have the date set but – however we’ve already seen how she strikes. She’s not completely uncooked.
“We’ll should work, add some ideas and alter a couple of ideas she’s carrying over, however I believe it’s going to be a easy transition.
“A very powerful is that she’s prepared to do it.
VanZant went 8-5 in her MMA profession earlier than switching to BKBFC[/caption]
The previous UFC flyweight has by no means boxed earlier than[/caption]
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“One cool factor about her is that we are saying one thing and he or she does it, she desires to be taught, she’s thirsty for information.
“Despite the fact that she’s new to this sport, she’s a giant title in fight sports activities and provides rather a lot to the crew.
“It’s a giant problem for her and for us, transferring her to this sport, to this focus, as a result of that’s actually new for her.
“She’s not a boxer, so we’ll should deal with that.”