Paige VanZant attempts to clarify the “not a fighter” comments she made about Ben Askren: “Sorry if I hurt his feelings”

VanZant clarifies Askren comments

“Okay, so the comparison — that’s one thing I have to learn about working with promotions like this. Whatever you say, they are filming it and they’re gonna use it, push it,” VanZant said. “No, Ben Askren, incredible résumé, especially in wrestling. The comparison was totally edited out of context.

“There’s no reason to speak about it again, but sorry if I hurt his feelings,” VanZant added.

Quotes via MMA News

At this point in her career, you have to wonder what’s going to be next for Paige, regardless of whether or not she loses this contest. At the age of 30, there are still plenty of options, and she clearly has the fanbase. As for Ben, he seems pretty happy with where he’s at in life.

What do you make of what Paige VanZant said about Ben Askren? Do you believe there’s a chance we will see her return to mixed martial arts? Let us know, BJPENN Nation!

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