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Rachael Ostovich confesses why she left UFC

The ex-wrestler of UFC, Rachael ostovich, this year made a change of the franchise to appear in BKFC and debuted in a duel in which he defeated


The ex-wrestler of UFC, Rachael ostovich, this year made a change of the franchise to appear in BKFC and debuted in a duel in which he defeated another expeller of the franchise, Paige VanZant. They precisely surround this last competitor the reasons that led Ostovich to finalize his departure from the UFC, what revealed in a recent interview.

Coming to the end of November 2020, the Honolulu native won a unanimous decision win over Gina Mazany, in what would be her last fight within the UFC ranks. Just a few months later Ostovich made her BKFC debut in a match against VanZant and, in her last interview with MMA Junkie, the fighter confessed the true reasons for this change.

“I wanted to fight Paige. That was the real reason I came to BKFC. There was no way I was going to lose, and I was victorious. I felt so great, not only for coming back with a victory, but for maintaining a period of triumphs, “said the American about her motivation to fight in this event. In January 2019, the two met for the first time inside the Octagon at UFC 143 and VanZant managed to subdue his opponent.

Then, maintaining respect, Ostovich touched on the possibilities of a trilogy with the Oregon native and explained that they had a conversation after the fight was over. “I don’t think we are going to go back in to face each other. I don’t think she wants to fight me. After the fight he wrote to me and said ‘that’s great, let’s be friends’. And I was like “w … I thought we were,” said the fighter about the relationship she currently has with her rival.

To conclude, the fighter was grateful for her rival and detailed how they helped each other. “But no, we are great. Like I said, if the money is good, I get off. Me and Paige, I am very grateful to her because I know that the two of us were important to each other, we helped each other in our careers. She helped mine, I’m sure, and I helped hers. I know it’s not the end between her and me, be it fighting or whatever. We have great respect for each other ”, Ostovich closed in this way about VanZant.