Dana White: Paige VanZant's rise is 'almost like the Conor McGregor thing'

So Herrig can't begrudge her next opponent, Paige VanZant, for soaking up the spotlight she's received following her UFC debut last year when she defeated Kailin Curran and also earned "Fight of the Night" honors in her first fight. Since that time

NEWARK, N.J. – Paige VanZant quelled much of the doubt over her abilities at UFC on FOX 15, dominating Felice Herrig to win a wide unanimous decision.

As problems go, Paige VanZant has a pretty good one. At 21, and with just five professional fights to her credit, she finds herself with opportunities that most female fighters would kill for. She's got an endorsement deal with 

UFC star Paige VanZant bouncing on her bed ahead of New Jersey fight. VanZant, at only 21 and with just five fights behind her, has already ruffled feathers after being one of a select few to sign an individual contract with Reebok. Sportsmail's Big

Is it too soon for a title shot for Paige VanZant? UFC president Dana White isn't saying. But he knows one thing: she's not going to have any easy fights from here on out. VanZant defeated Felice Herrig at UFC on FOX 15: Machida vs. Rockhold on