The undefeated black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, ADCC and no-gi BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 7-0-0 (57% submission victory rate – she has never won via ko/tko) but she is not ranked as she hasn’t fought since May 12, 2018 when she defeated Amanda Bobby Cooper (Mackenzie Dern vs Amanda Bobby Cooper); before this bout, in March 2018, she had also beat Ashley Yoder.
Her opponent, Amanda Ribas, has an official record of 7-1-0 (86% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.29 women’s strawweight in the world. She suffered her only loss when she faced Polyana Viana in 2015, since then she has beat Jennifer Gonzalez Araneda and Emily Whitmire. Dern vs Ribas is on the undercard of Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Michelle Waterson – UFC Fight Night 161 (UFC on ESPN+ 19). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 161: Jedrzejczyk vs. Waterson
Where: Amalie Center, Tampa, Florida, USA
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
UFC Fight Night 161 fight card (main fights):
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Michelle Waterson
Cub Swanson vs Kron Gracie
Mackenzie Dern vs Amanda Ribas
Deiveson Figueiredo vs Tim Elliott
Dern’s previous fight: Mackenzie Dern vs Amanda Bobby Cooper
Dern vs Ribas Fight Video:
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