UFC Flyweight Paige VanZant to Undergo Second Surgery on Broken Arm


Paige VanZant will be undergoing a second surgery on her broken arm this summer after the first procedure failed.

The UFC flyweight announced the news via Instagram on Tuesday. VanZant hasn't competed since suffering a unanimous decision loss to Jessica-Rose Clark at UFC Fight Night 124 on Jan. 14. VanZant broke her arm in the opening round of that bout.

“I unfortunately and sadly have to inform all of my fans who have been standing by my side that my arm surgery has failed,” VanZant wrote. “For whatever reason my bone still is totally broken in my arm and shows no sign of healing or progression. All that we can guess is that I went back to training too quickly and didn't give my arm the proper time to heal without any motion.”

As a result, the former “Dancing with the Stars” runnerup will go under the knife again in July.

“I will be going in for another more serious surgery next month where they will take bone fragments from my hip to fill the break and put anothe…

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