UFC has recognized the potential in Mackenzie Dern. Dern who is an ADCC gold medalist and a multiple time world champion in bjj started in UFC feeder organization Legacy Fighting Championship quickly moving on to Invicta – and then UFC.
However there’s one thing about having potential and quite another having UFC recognize it – Dern will make her UFC debut on March 3 at UFC 222 in Las Vegas against Ashley Yoder.
On Wednesday, UFC president Dana White indicated on the FS1 show UFC Tonight that the Dern’s fight would be the featured bout on the FS1 portion of the card.
Yoder is 5-3 in MMA career with 2 decision losses in the UFC.