Mackenzie Dern has been having a lot of issues with the weight in the past year. The young and promising talent seems to be somewhat undisciplined and after weighing in 7.4lbs over at a 115 lbs bout she managed to pull off a stunning victory:
Still the victory was probably somewhat lessened by her weight debacle.
Here’s what she said on the matter post bout:
Dern, man. Her willingness to take punches to land them really gives her an advantage. I feel like she really has natural fight instincts
— caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) May 13, 2018
Miss weight by eight pounds, walk straight over to snack table.
Dern is fighting on the same card as John Lineker and has still managed to be the most unprofessional person in the room.
— Jack Slack (@JackSlackMMA) May 11, 2018
— The Mane Event™ (@EliasTheodorou) May 13, 2018
Mackenzie Dern hurts Amanda Bobby Cooper on the feet, quickly submits her on the floor. The talent is so obviously there. If the commitment meets it, sky’s the limit.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) May 13, 2018
Here’s how Dern explained the struggles: