Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-10-01, mma bout not so exciting: Mackenzie Dern vs Xiaonan Yan gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Yan vs Dern is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 1st, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA), in a 5-round strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC Vegas 61 (also known as UFC Fight Night 211 or UFC on ESPN+ 69). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Mackenzie Dern record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, former ADCC and no-gi BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern entered this fight with a professional record of 12-2-0 (58% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.7 women’s strawweight in the world.
In her last three bouts she has beat Nina Nunes (Mackenzie Dern vs Nina Ansaroff) and Tecia Torres (Mackenzie Dern vs Tecia Torres), but between these two fights she lost to Marina Rodriguez (Mackenzie Dern vs Marina Rodriguez).
Xiaonan Yan record
Her opponent, Xiaonan Yan, has a mma record of 15-3-0 (47% submission victory rate – she has never won via ko/tko) and she entered as the No.11 in the strawweight division.
In her last three matches she has beat Claudia Gadelha (Claudia Gadelha vs Xiaonan Yan) but then she has lost twice, with Carla Esparza (Xiaonan Yan vs Carla Esparza) and Marina Rodriguez.
Here is the UFC Vegas 61 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Mackenzie Dern vs Xiaonan Yan
Randy Brown vs Francisco Trinaldo
Raoni Barcelos vs Trevin Jones
Sodiq Yusuff vs Don Shainis
Viacheslav Borshchev vs Mike Davis
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
John Castaneda vs Daniel Gustavo Santos
Alexey Oleynik vs Ilir Latifi
Jesse Ronson vs Joaquim Silva
Krzysztof Jotko vs Brendan Allen
Julija Stoliarenko vs Chelsea Chandler
Guido Cannetti vs Randy Costa
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC Vegas 61 pre-fight press conference, featuring Xiaonan Yan and Mackenzie Dern!
Watch the videos of UFC Vegas 61: Dern vs Yan weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Mackenzie Dern vs Xiaonan Yan as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Dern vs Yan fight?
Xiaonan Yan defeated Mackenzie Dern via majority decision. Scores were 48–47, 48–47, 47–47.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 61 post-fight octagon interview of Mackenzie Dern and Xiaonan Yan.
UFC Vegas 61 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC Vegas 61 Dern vs Yan.
Yan Xiaonan def. Mackenzie Dern via MD
Randy Brown def. Francisco Trinaldo via UD
Raoni Barcelos def. Trevin Jones via UD
Sodiq Yusuff def. Don Shainis via SUB r1
Mike Davis def. Viacheslav Borshchev via UD
Daniel Santos def. John Castaneda via KO r2
Ilir Latifi def. Aleksei Oleinik via UD
Joaquim Silva def. Jesse Ronson via TKO r2
Brendan Allen def. Krzysztof Jotko via SUB r1
Chelsea Chandler def. Julija Stoliarenko via TKO r1
Guido Cannetti def. Randy Costa via SUB r1
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC Vegas 61 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Xiaonan Yan and Mackenzie Dern (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC Vegas 61 Fight of the Night: Daniel Santos vs John Castaneda
UFC Vegas 61 Performance of the Night: Guido Cannetti, Chelsea Chandler, Brendan Allen, Joaquim Silva