Paige VanZant Looks Amazing, Confirms Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Debut In New Clips On Instagram

The UFC fighter will appear in this year’s issue.

Paige VanZant via @si_swimsuit on Instagram

In addition to noteworthy supermodels, the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue often features a famous athlete.

This year’s athlete will be Paige VanZant.

Sports Illustrated confirmed the news via three Instagram clips Thursday. The clips, which find VanZant looking stunning in a pair of bikinis, are from the location of her shoot in Puerto Vallarta.

VanZant quickly became one of the most popular women’s UFC fighters after debuting with the organization in 2014. She enjoyed an additional surge in fame after appearing on the spring 2016 season of “Dancing With The Stars.”

The Instagram clips follow:

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