Paige VanZant joins Dancing With The Stars

Paige VanZant becomes betting favorite to win DWTS

Do the bookies know something about Paige VanZant that the world will soon discover? has upgraded the UFC fighter’s odds to win the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars, making her and dancing partner Mark Ballas the favorites to win the reality competition at 2-1 odds.

Official DWTS on Twitter

Don’t step on her toes. @UFC fighter @PaigeVanzantUFC takes on the #DWTS ballroom!

The new season of DWTS, which premieres Monday, March 21 at 8 pm ET on ABC, features a wide-ranging cast that includes the MVP of Super Bowl 50 (Von Miller), an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist (Geraldo Rivera), a former wife of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump (Marla Maples) and many more.

Wanya Morris, a member of the legendary R&B group Boyz II Men, was the initial favorite when Bovada released its odds, but now is third-favorite (7/1 odds) behind VanZant and NFL star Antonio Brown (4/1) as of Noon ET on Wednesday, March 16.

DWTS Season 24 on Twitter

@PaigeVanzantUFC and @MarkBallas First Interview #DWTS

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