MENU
#UFC 220 #Stipe Miocic #Francis Ngannou #Bellator MMA #Daniel Cormier #Volkan Oezdemir #Rory MacDonald #Douglas Lima #Chael Sonnen #Quinton Jackson #Khabib Nurmagomedov #Conor McGregor #Cyborg vs. Holm

Mackenzie Dern Makes Her Flyweight Debut in October at LFA 24 | MMAWeekly.com


Highly touted prospect and multi-time grappling champion Mackenzie Dern will make her return to mixed martial arts in October except this time she will do so as a flyweight.

Dern has been one of the most watched prospects making the rise up through the MMA ranks after entering the sport in 2016.

Thus far, Dern has gone 3-0 in her career but she’s struggled to get down to the strawweight limit, twice missing the 116-pound limit in her past two fights.

So happy to announce my next MMA fight on October 13th, for @lfafighting !! I will be fighting at 125lbs and best is that It will be in Phoenix, AZ so I am so excited to have all the support at my fight! Stay tuned for ticket info!! Let's do this! #cantstopwontstop

A post shared by Mackenzie Dern

Now Dern will make the move to flyweight where she will compete at the upcoming Legacy Fighting Alliance 24 card in Phoenix, AZ on Oct. 13.

Dern is expected to face Mandy Polk (3-3) as confirmed by LFA officials as first reported by MMAJunkie.com.

Dern last fought in March where she defeated Katherine Roy by unanimous decision before taking time off to focus on her grappling career through the summer. Dern will actually be involved in a grappling competition this weekend in Finland before putting her focus back on fighting in October.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Comments

Show Comments

Related News

Khabib Nurmagomedov Makes His Pick for Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm at UFC 219 | MMAWeekly.com

  • 27 days ago
  • 61 views

Khabib Nurmagomedov breaks down the UFC 219 main event between Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm and makes his pick for a knockout win. read news >>

Former UFC Fighter Shayna Baszler Makes Her First Appearance in WWE's NXT | MMAWeekly.com

  • 26 days ago
  • 16 views

Former UFC fighter and "Ultimate Fighter" competitor Shayna Baszler has officially joined the WWE roster as part of their developmental series known as NXT. During the latest episode of NXT on Wednes read news >>

Livia Renata Souza Makes UFC Debut Against Jessica Aguilar in February | MMAWeekly.com

  • 24 days ago
  • 4 views

A bout between former Invicta FC champ Lívia Renata Souza and former World Series of Fighting titleholder Jessica Aguilar has been added to UFC Fight Night 126. read news >>

Top Prospect Mackenzie Dern Draws Ashley Yoder at UFC 222 in Las Vegas | MMAWeekly.com

  • 22 days ago
  • 47 views

Mackenzie Dern is ready to make her Octagon debut. The top rated prospect and multi-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion is expected to face Ashley Yoder at UFC 222 in Las Vegas on Mar. 3. Sources close read news >>

Unbeaten Jordan Wright 'Just Doing Me' Heading into LFA Debut | MMAWeekly.com

  • 11 days ago
  • 7 views

Jordan Wright (8-0) makes his national MMA debut when he takes on Craig Wilkerson (7-3) on Friday at LFA 30. read news >>

Matt Hughes Makes Emotional Walk to the Octagon at UFC St. Louis (Video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 8 days ago
  • 65 views

The UFC honored Matt Hughes on Sunday night with an emotional tribute, as he continues to battle through the biggest fight of his life. read news >>

Francis Ngannou: 'He's a Good Fighter, but Now is My Time' (UFC 220 Embedded) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 5 days ago
  • 11 views

Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic makes his way to Bristol, Connecticut, where he and challenger Francis Ngannou do a day of media appearances. read news >>

Rory MacDonald Takes Out Paul Daley in Bellator Debut (Full Fight Video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 29 days ago
  • 72 views

Take a look back at Rory MacDonald's Bellator debut win over Paul "Semtex" Daley. MacDonald next faces welterweight champ Douglas Lima at Bellator 192. read news >>

Royce Gracie: Why I Chose to Fight | MMAWeekly.com

  • 29 days ago
  • 12 views

Royce Gracie is the true definition of a pioneer in the history of mixed martial arts and now his son is going to continue that legacy. read news >>

UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm – The Watch List | MMAWeekly.com

  • 29 days ago
  • 13 views

Matchmakers Sean Shelby, Mick Maynard and commentator Jon Anik break down UFC 219 card, including the main event matchup of Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm. read news >>