Former UFC flyweight slugger Rachael Ostovich recently signed with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) and is expected to make her in-ring debut this summer in a gloveless rematch against fellow UFC veteran Paige VanZant.
That’s according to MMA Fighting.
Ostovich, 30, parted ways with UFC after losing three straight and getting finished in all three losses. The 4-6 Hawaiian made a name for herself on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 26 but was unable to keep her momentum going in the years that followed.
As for VanZant, who submitted Ostovich at UFC Fight Night 143, the 27 year-old Instagram star bypassed TUF altogether and jumped out to a 3-0 start for the promotion, only to lose four of her next six and say goodbye to UFC in July 2020.
“12 Gauge” dropped her BKFC debut to Britain Hart back in February.
Nothing is official at this time but the VanZant vs. Ostovich rematch is expected for June or July.