The future of Paige VanZant in the UFC he seems more uncertain than ever.
In the fight that opened the Main Card of the UFC 251VanZant, who fulfilled the last presentation of his current contract with the promotion, was submitted in the first round with an armbar by Amanda Ribas.
With this victory, the 26-year-old Brazilian who made her debut as a flyweight tonight improves her record in the octagon to 4 – 0 after defeating Randa Markos, Mackenzie Dern and Emily Whitmire.
VanZant, who hoped to negotiate a better contract with the UFC with a victory, suffers his fourth loss in his last six appearances with the promotion.
The Oregon state native now wears a 5 – 4 with the UFC.