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Video: UFC's Paige VanZant reveals bullying past got her into MMA on 'Live with Kelly'

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Strawweight and all-around starlet, Paige VanZant, was a recent guest on "Live with Kelly," the ever-popular daytime talk show hosted by Kelly Ripa and Neil Patrick Harris.

During her conversation with Kelly and Co., Paige revealed that it was through several experience of bullying that made her turn to mixed martial arts (MMA) as an outlet to regain confidence. Plus, she goes on to reveal how she never thought MMA would turn into a full time career.

"12 Gauge" also went on to talk about her experience on "Dancing with the Stars" and also took the time to give the hosts a few pointers of the fight game.

VanZant returned to the Octagon earlier this year, taking out Bec Rawlings via flying high kick at UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (full video highlights here).

Check out Paige talk about her difficult past in the video embedded above and see the rest of her segments in the clips below.

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