- Appeared in a mop commercial for Bissell as a child.
- Began her mixed martial arts training at Lion's Den, a gym founded by former UFC fighter Ken Shamrock, in Reno, Nevada.
- Earned a victory in her first amateur fight in April 2012.
- Posted a 3-1 record as a professional fighter in Invicta FC.
- Was invited to participate in season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter, but was ineligible to participate because she was under 21 years of age.
- Won her first professional UFC fight in November 2014, in the Women's Strawweight Division, earning a technical knockout of Kailin Curran at the event UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson.
- Earned a blue belt in the discipline of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
- Appeared on season 22 of Dancing With the Stars, partnered with Mark Ballas.
- Steve VanZant — Father
- Rachel VanZant — Mother
- Attended Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nevada, United States