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Esparza open to Jedrzejczyk rematch: ‘I think it would be a much different fight’

Carla Esparza before her fight against Marina Rodriguez. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The former strawweight champion is open to …read more

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Marina Rodriguez eyes title shot next year after ‘near perfect’ 2021

Marina Rodriguez defeated Mackenzie Dern in October 2021. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages

UFC strawweight contender Marina Rodriguez hopes to fight for the belt in …read more

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Joanna Jędrzejczyk Names The Only Three Opponents She’d Fight Next

There are three names and three names only that Joanna Jędrzejczyk will consider for her next UFC fight, and none of them is “Marina Rodriguez.”

It has been 19 months since …read more

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Virna Jandiroba expecting rebounding Amanda Ribas to be 'hungry' at UFC 267

Virna Jandiroba knows she’s getting a very game Amanda Ribas on Saturday.
Ribas, who had her first octagon loss to Marina Rodriguez in her most recent outing, will look to get …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Oct. 12: Marina Rodriguez inches way up list

Marina Rodriguez now owns back-to-back victories in UFC main events, and the Brazilian striker may soon find herself involved in a championship contest.
After picking up a hard-fought decision win over …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 2:46 am By
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UFC rankings: Marina Rodriguez enters title mix at 115

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The latest UFC Vegas event, like most of them, didn’t do much to the official rankings. UFC Vegas 39 was like …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Video: How to handle the top of the UFC strawweight division

This past weekend saw Marina Rodriguez announce herself as a title contender in the UFC strawweight division with an impressive win over Mackenzie Dern at UFC Fight Night 194, but …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 medical suspensions: Dern, 8 others facing six-month terms

Mackenzie Dern during her fight with Marina Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 39. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Dern sustained a thumb injury in …read more

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Dern Tossed From Top 5

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Mackenzie Dern is no longer ranked in the Top 5.
You can thank streaking strawweight contender Marina Rodriguez, who climbed to No. …read more

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Carla Esparza on Marina Rodriguez beating Mackenzie Dern: ‘It really solidified me as the No. 1 contender’

Carla Esparza believes she should be the one rematching Rose Namajunas next – even more so after Mackenzie Dern’s recent loss. This past Saturday’s UFC Vegas 39 main event saw …read more

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Dern responds to loss at UFC Vegas 39

Mackenzie Dern ahead of her fight with Marina Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 39. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Dern wrote she hopes to …read more

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Rodriguez Says Jędrzejczyk Should Lose Her Ranking Due To Inactivity

UFC women’s strawweight Marina Rodriguez doesn’t understand why former champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk is still ranked at 115 pounds.

Rodriguez was in action this past weekend at UFC Vegas 39. In her …read more

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Marina Rodriguez calls for UFC to remove Joanna Jedrzejczyk from rankings

Marina Rodriguez after she defeated Mackenzie Dern at the UFC APEX. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages

The UFC Vegas 39 winner wants the former champ …read more

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What’s next for Marina Rodriguez and Mackenzie Dern after UFC Vegas 39?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 39, top-six strawweights collided as Mackenzie Dern was looking to extend her winning streak as she took on Marina Rodriguez. Dern entered the …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC Fight Night 194: Marina Rodriguez does Carla Esparza a solid

What mattered most at UFC Fight Night 194 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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UFC Vegas 39: Dern vs. Rodriguez - Fights to make

Mackenzie Dern prior to her UFC Vegas 39 loss to Marina Rodriguez. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably …read more

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Marina Rodriguez Says Carla Esparza Should Get Title Shot Before Her

UFC strawweight Marina Rodriguez is poised for an imminent title shot following her win on Saturday, but she feels the only woman to have beaten her, Carla Esparza, deserves it …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Mackenzie Dern after UFC Fight Night 194 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Marina Rodriguez after UFC Fight Night 194 win?)
Mackenzie Dern ran into a stylistic nightmare in Marina Rodriguez and it resulted in a …read more

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Mackenzie Dern Issues Statement After UFC Vegas 39 Loss

Mackenzie Dern has issued a statement following her UFC Vegas 39 loss to Marina Rodriguez.

At UFC Vegas 39, strawweight contender Mackenzie Dern hoped that she would inch closer to a …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Marina Rodriguez after UFC Fight Night 194 win?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Mackenzie Dern after UFC Fight Night 194 loss?)
Marina Rodriguez continued to build momentum as a true strawweight title contender Saturday when she …read more

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Mackenzie Dern reacts to ‘biggest learning experience,’ UFC Vegas 39 loss to Marina Rodriguez

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Mackenzie Dern may have had her four-fight winning streak snapped on Saturday, but she came away with a lot of …read more

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Mackenzie Dern releases statement following loss to Marina Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 39

UFC women’s strawweight contender Mackenzie Dern released a statement following her decision loss to Marina Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 39. Dern lost a unanimous decision to Rodriguez in the main …read more

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Marina Rodriguez blasts Joanna Jedrzejczyk for her inactivity, stumps for Carla Esparza to get next title shot

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With a win over Mackzenzie Dern in the UFC Vegas 39 main event, Marina Rodriguez can now consider herself a …read more

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Marina Rodriguez says Joanna Jedrzejczyk should be removed from the UFC rankings

UFC women’s strawweight contender Marina Rodriguez says that former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk should be removed from the UFC rankings. Rodriguez defeated Mackenzie Dern via unanimous decision in the main event …read more

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UFC Vegas 39: ‘Dern vs Rodriguez’ | 6th Round Post-Fight Show

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Zane Simon & Dayne Fox are here to breakdown this Saturday’s, October 9th., ‘UFC Vegas 39: Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez’ event. …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 post-fight show: Marina Rodriguez officially enters championship picture

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Marina Rodriguez is officially in the championship conversation at 115 pounds after a decisive unanimous decision win over Mackenzie Dern in the main …read more

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Marina Rodriguez says Joanna Jedrzejczyk shouldn't be ranked: 'She doesn't fight anymore'

LAS VEGAS – Marina Rodriguez wants to fight anyone ahead of her in the rankings … except Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
The UFC women’s strawweight contender wants to keep climbing the ladder at …read more

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UFC Fight Night 194 Bonuses: Rodriguez, Dern, Agapova, Godinez Pocket $50K Apiece

It was ladies’ night when it came to post-fight bonuses at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday, as Marina Rodriguez, Mackenzie Dern, Mariya Agapova and Lupita Godinez each …read more

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Rodriguez survives Dern, fights way into title mix

In a classic striker vs. grappler battle, Marina Rodriguez survived multiple submission attempts and used her superior standup game to take a unanimous decision over Mackenzie Dern on Saturday. …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 bonuses: Marina Rodriguez vs. Mackenzie Dern captures Fight of the Night

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Marina Rodriguez and Mackenzie Dern pocketed some extra cash for their five-round main-event battle on Saturday at UFC Vegas 39.
Rodriguez …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 Bonus Report: Rodriguez vs. Dern earns FOTN

The Octagon remained in Nevada for today’s UFC Vegas 39 event, a nine-bout fight card headlined by strawweights Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez. The highly anticipated main event proved to …read more

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UFC Fight Night 194 results: Marina Rodriguez survives grappling scares, outstrikes Mackenzie Dern

Marina Rodriguez keeps climbing up the UFC women’s strawweight rankings.
The Brazilian beat highly touted grappler Mackenzie Dern on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 194. Rodriguez (15-1-2 MMA, 5-1-2 UFC) went …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 in Tweets: Pros react to Marina Rodriguez’s decisive win over Mackenzie Dern in main event

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A pivotal strawweight matchup capped off a nine-fight UFC Vegas 39 event on Saturday night.
The fight card took place …read more

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Marina Rodriguez puts on striking clinic against Mackenzie Dern to win decision in UFC Vegas 39 main event

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Marina Rodriguez took a big step towards title contention with a convincing win over Mackenzie Dern in the UFC Vegas …read more

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Pros react after Marina Rodriguez defeats Mackenzie Dern at UFC Vegas 39

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 39 event was headlined by a key women’s strawweight fight featuring Mackenzie Dern taking on Marina Rodriguez. Dern (11-2 MMA) had entered tonight’s main event sporting a …read more

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UFC Vegas 39: Pros react to Marina Rodriguez’s victory over Mackenzie Dern

Marina Rodriguez defeated Mackenzie Dern at UFC Vegas 39. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Marina Rodriguez defeated Mackenzie Dern at UFC Vegas 39. On …read more

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Twitter reacts to Marina Rodriguez's striking clinic on Mackenzie Dern at UFC Fight Night 194

Marina Rodriguez further validated herself as a strawweight contender to watch with a main event win over Mackenzie Dern on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 194.
Rodriguez (16-1-2 MMA, 5-1-2 UFC) …read more

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Marina Rodriguez vs. Mackenzie Dern full fight video highlights

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Watch Marina Rodriguez vs. Mackenzie Dern full fight video highlights from their strawweight main-event showdown at UFC Vegas 39, courtesy …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 Highlights: Marina Rodriguez Outlasts Mackenzie Dern

Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez lived up to the expectations of the headliner of a UFC show. 

The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday (October 9, 2021) at the …read more

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Fighters React To Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez At UFC Vegas 39

Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez was a solid fight for a UFC main event. 

The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Vegas 39 event on Saturday night (October …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 Results: Marina Rodriguez defeats Mackenzie Dern (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 39 event is headlined by a key women’s strawweight fight featuring Mackenzie Dern taking on Marina Rodriguez. Dern (11-1 MMA) will enter tonight’s main event sporting a …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 live blog: Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez

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This is the UFC Vegas 39 live blog for Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez, the strawweight headliner for Saturday’s fight …read more

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UFC Vegas 39: ‘Dern vs Rodriguez’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Nevada for today’s UFC Vegas 39 event, a nine-bout fight card headlined by strawweights Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez. Dern (11-1 MMA) will enter tonight’s main …read more

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UFC Fight Night Dern vs. Rodriguez: Live results and analysis

Rising strawweights Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez face off in the main event of UFC Fight Night. …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 Clash: Rodriguez Vs. Dern!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Strawweight talents Marina Rodriguez and Mackenzie Dern will go to war TONIGHT (Sat., Oct. 9, …read more

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WATCH: UFC Vegas 39 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC Vegas 39 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes.

In the headliner, Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez will collide in a women’s strawweight clash. UFC Vegas …read more

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Mackenzie Dern talks Marina Rodriguez fight: ‘I have a better chance of knocking her out than she has of submitting me’

Mackenzie Dern (left) is coming off a win over Nina Nunes, her fourth straight in the UFC. | Zuffa LLC

Jiu-jitsu ace Mackenzie Dern has …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 odds: Mackenzie Dern projected to stop Marina Rodriguez

Mackenzie Dern is favored over Marina Rodriguez in the UFC Vegas 39 main event | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Here are the betting odds …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 Results: Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez

UFC Vegas 39 goes down today (Sat. October 9, 2021) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 Results: Dern vs. Rodriguez

Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez will square off at UFC Vegas 39 on Saturday. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images

MMA Fighting has UFC …read more

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UFC Vegas 39: Dern vs. Rodriguez live results and discussion

Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at UFC APEX on October 08, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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UFC Vegas 39 preview show: Could Mackenzie Dern leapfrog Carla Esparza in strawweight title picture?

Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez will battle it out in the main event of UFC Vegas 39, but could a title shot against the winner of the upcoming Rose Namajunas …read more

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UFC Vegas 39: Head-to-head look at Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez

 Mackenzie Dern faces Miranda Rodriguez in the main event of UFC Vegas 39 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Saturday’s UFC Vegas 39 main event …read more

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UFC Fight Night 194 predictions: Who likes Marina Rodriguez to upset Mackenzie Dern?

Dern
vs.
Rodriguez
Brown
vs.
Gooden
Elliott
vs.
Nicolau
Agapova
vs.
Mazo
Colares
vs.
Gutierrez

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 158-92

Dern
(68%)

Brown
(77%)

Nicolau
(59%)

Mazo
(62%)

Gutierrez
(86%)

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2021: 163-87

Dern

Brown

Nicolau

Mazo

Gutierrez

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 158-92

Rodriguez

Brown

Nicolau

Agapova

Gutierrez

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 154-96

Rodriguez

Brown

Nicolau

Agapova

Gutierrez

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
2021: 153-97

Dern

Brown

Nicolau

Agapova

Gutierrez

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 152-98
2014 Champion

Dern

Brown

Nicolau

Mazo

Gutierrez

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 152-98
2018 Champion

Dern

Brown

Nicolau

Mazo

Gutierrez

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 151-99
2020 Champion

Rodriguez

Brown

Nicolau

Mazo

Gutierrez

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2021: 147-103
2017 Champion

Dern

Brown

Nicolau

Mazo

Gutierrez

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: …read more

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UFC Fight Night 194 Weigh-in Results: Rodriguez vs. Dern Official; Jared Gooden Overweight

The UFC Fight Night 194 main event between Marina Rodriguez and Mackenzie Dern and eight other bouts are now official after the weigh-ins took place. …read more

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UFC Vegas 39: Dern vs. Rodriguez Weigh-In Results, One Cancellation

The weigh-in results for UFC Vegas 39 are in. There was one fight cancellation, but the main event remains intact.

At tomorrow’s UFC Vegas 39, Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez will …read more

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UFC Fight Night 194 faceoff video: Mackenzie Dern, Marina Rodriguez lock eyes

LAS VEGAS – Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez came face-to-face for the first time after making weight for the UFC Fight Night 194 main event.
After successfully hitting the strawweight limit …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 weigh-in results: Mackenzie Dern, Marina Rodriguez make weight for headliner, one fight cancelled

Mackenzie Dern | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez made weight for Saturday’s main event, but the official weigh-ins were not …read more

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Mackenzie Dern Is Confident A Stellar Showing Will Lead To A Title Fight

Mackenzie Dern faces Marina Rodriguez in her first main event this weekend and believes with a statement win, she could be next in line to challenge for gold.

Dern’s threatening submission …read more

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Marina Rodriguez has ‘no problem’ grappling Mackenzie Dern, might ‘try a submission’

Marina Rodriguez is set to face Mackenzie Dern on October 9. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Strawweight Marina Rodriguez is ready to showcase her …read more

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UFC Fight Night 194 weigh-in video: Mackenzie Dern last to scale; Marina Rodriguez first

LAS VEGAS – The second main event of UFC’s busy October schedule is official after Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez made weight.
At Friday’s UFC Fight Night 194 weigh-ins, Dern (11-1 …read more

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Dern inspired by Royce, Penn, wishes to be female BJJ icon in MMA

Mackenzie Dern is set to face Marina Rodriguez on October 9. | Photo by Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images

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Derek Brunson Disputes Dern’s Claims Of An MMA Double Standard

Derek Brunson is challenging Mackenzie Dern after the strawweight insisted that women have to prove themselves in MMA more than their male counterparts.

As her headlining act against Marina Rodriguez approaches, …read more

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Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez Preview/Prediction

A pair of strawweights take center stage as UFC Vegas 39 features Marina Rodriguez facing Mackenzie Dern tomorrow night.

Dern remains tied with Yan Xiaonan for the #4 ranking at strawweight. …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Can Mackenzie Dern continue on path toward a UFC title, or is it Marina Rodriguez's time?

It will be a top-10 strawweight matchup in the UFC Fight Night main event when Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez meet on Saturday. …read more

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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down Dern And Rodriguez!

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Submission ace, Mackenzie Dern will throw down with Muay Thai specialist, Marina Rodriguez, this …read more

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Mackenzie Dern promises Marina Rodriguez fight will be better than Johnny Walker vs. Thiago Santos

UFC women’s strawweight contender Mackenzie Dern promised the Marina Rodriguez fight will be better than Johnny Walker vs. Thiago Santos. Dern takes on Rodriguez in the five-round women’s 115lbs headliner …read more

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UFC Fight Night 194 breakdown: Will Mackenzie Dern's grappling or Marina Rodriguez's striking prevail?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC Fight Night 194.
UFC Fight Night 194 takes place Saturday at …read more

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UFC Vegas 39 live results: Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full UFC Vegas 39 live results from the UFC …read more

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Trocação Franca: Mackenzie Dern on endless accent debate, choosing to represent Brazil over U.S., Marina Rodriguez and more

E. Casey Leydon, MMA Fighting

Mackenzie Dern is after all the marbles.
The jiu-jitsu legend and rising UFC strawweight star stops by MMA Fighting’s Portuguese-language podcast …read more

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Mackenzie Dern on UFC Vegas 39 Main Event slot: ‘This is what I’ve been waiting for’

No. 4 ranked women’s strawweight Mackenzie Dern headlines her first UFC event on Saturday taking on No. 6 ranked Marina Rodriguez in the UFC Vegas 39 main event.

Dern, who has …read more

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Marina Rodriguez keeping eye on strawweight title shot but must first get through 'war of styles' with Mackenzie Dern

LAS VEGAS – Marina Rodriguez knows exactly what to expect when she steps in the cage with vaunted submission artist Mackenzie Dern, and she’s making no attempt to pretend otherwise.
With …read more

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