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Paige VanZant passes on appearing at SummerSlam

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Paige VanZant has decided to forgo opportunities with the WWE and an appearance in the upcoming “Kickboxer” sequel to focus on her newly-booked UFC fight against Bec Rawlings Aug. 27.

VanZant just accepted a bout with the Australian-born strawweight for the upcoming FOX UFC Fight Night card in Vancouver, which will put the “Dancing With the Stars” runner-up into training through the summer.

Because of her schedule, VanZant opted to turn down an offer she had pending to appear at WWE SummerSlam on Aug. 21, as well as a small role in “Kickboxer: Retaliation” that was expected to film in Thailand this summer.

FOX Sports first reported that VanZant had been contacted about taking part in the WWE’s August event, but SummerSlam takes place a week before her newly scheduled fight with Rawlings, which makes the appearance virtually impossible.

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