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Paige VanZant, From Victim to Pro Fighter

Paige VanZant, from victim to professional fighter
By Chris Murray, Reno Gazette-Journal
"As a high school freshman in a small town in northwest Oregon, Paige VanZant often went home with tears trickling down her face.

"She was the victim of bullying. A pack of girls targeted her. They tried to make her life a nightmare. Barely 5-feet tall, she was one of the smallest kids in school, not physically able to defend herself.

"Those girls wouldn’t want to mess with VanZant these days. Now standing 5-4 and a muscle-packed 115 pounds, VanZant is one of the top women’s mixed martial arts strawweight fighters in the nation."

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