UFC Vegas 39: Dern vs. Rodriguez

Mackenzie Dern vs Marina Rodriguez

October 9, 2021 UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada Main card (ESPN+ at 4 p.m. ET); Prelims (ESPN+ at 1 p.m. ET)

Marina Rodriguez def. Mackenzie Dern

Marina Rodriguez def. Mackenzie Dern via unanimous (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)

Dern Facing Six-Month Suspension

UFC Vegas 39 medical suspensions and injuries could sit strawweight contender Mackenzie Dern until next April, depending on the severity of her thumb injury.

Dern Tossed From Top 5

Latest UFC rankings update features a fall from the Top 5 for Mackenzie Dern, who lost to strawweight sensation Marina Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 39 on Oct. 9 at APEX.

Esparza: Dern Loss ‘Solidified Me As No. 1 Contender’

Carla Esparza believes Mackenzie Dern’s loss to Marina Rodriguez cleared the way for her shot at the winner of Rose Namajunas vs. Zhang Weili 2 after UFC 268.

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Date: October 9, 2021

Mackenzie Dern Marina Rodriguez
30 age 36
5'3 height 5'7
115lbs weight 115lbs