Mackenzie Dern

Mackenzie Dern vs. Amanda Ribas planned for UFC on ESPN+ 19

One of the sport’s hottest prospects returns to the UFC in October following a 14-month absence. Mackenzie Dern will meet Amanda Ribas in a strawweight fight at UFC on ESPN+ 19. MMA Junkie confirmed the bout through a person with knowledge of the situation following an initial report by...

After win over Frota, Livinha Souza focused on improvement – and maybe Mackenzie Dern

nt" Gallery Livinha Souza def. Sarah Frota at UFC on ESPN+ 2: Best photos view 15 images FORTALEZA, Brazil – Livinha Souza isn’t ready to label herself a title contender in the UFC yet, but thinks that could be a reality one day. Souza (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) on...

Twitter Mailbag: Don’t even talk to me about Georges St-Pierre vs. Nate Diaz right now

In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, all discussion of GSP vs. Diaz the younger is banned until further notice, while we also dissect where the value for fans will lie in the UFC’s new lineup of streaming, broadcast, and pay-per-view events. Plus, what’s a Machida to do now? And have...

UFC 224 ceremonial weigh-ins video, photos: Unexpected grudge match steals show

RIO DE JANEIRO – The UFC 224 ceremonial weigh-ins took place today, and MMAjunkie was on the scene. In the headliner, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes (15-4 MMA, 8-1 UFC) fights in her home country against challenger Raquel Pennington (9-5 MMA, 6-2 UFC). In the co-feature, Kelvin Gastelum (14-3 MMA,...

‘UFC 224 Embedded,’ No. 6: If Mackenzie Dern thought Amanda Cooper was mad yesterday…

The UFC returns to Brazil, and to pay-per-view this weekend, and the promotion has rolled out its “Embedded” treatment to preview UFC 224. UFC 224 takes place Saturday at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, and the main card airs on pay-per-view following preliminary-card bouts on FX and UFC...

‘UFC 224 Embedded,’ No. 5: Did you know Kelvin Gastelum speaks Portuguese?

The UFC returns to Brazil, and to pay-per-view this weekend, and the promotion has rolled out its “Embedded” treatment to preview UFC 224. UFC 224 takes place Saturday at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, and the main card airs on pay-per-view following preliminary-card bouts on FX and UFC...

For UFC 224’s Mackenzie Dern, motherhood and desire not to get punched may shorten MMA career

RIO DE JANEIRO – Even as Mackenzie Dern stands poised to break out of the pack in the UFC women’s strawweight division, she’s aware of the forces pulling her away from MMA. For one, her father, jiu-jitsu icon Wellington “Megaton” Dias, doesn’t like her new foray. He would rather...

MMAjunkie reader predictions: Make your picks for UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro

1 2 3 4 …5 We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC 224 event in Brazil. Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMAjunkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each main-card bout below, and we’ll use the official tallies that are registered by Thursday at noon...

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