Change! Mackenzie Dern, the fighter who was a mother and improved her career in the UFC


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Change!  Mackenzie Dern, the fighter who was a mother and improved her career in the UFC

Mackenzie dernA 27-year-old martial artist and jiu-jitsu specialist, she became a mother very recently and improved on UFC. She gave birth to her daughter in June 2019, but unexpectedly, she was victorious in two of her last three contests. After pregnancy and delivery, she returned to the Octagon in the best way. At UFC 256 it was her last presentation, winning by unanimous decision and getting among the best.

“Before my daughter was born, I thought I was focused on that moment, but now I see that I was a little more rebellious when I was younger,” was what he began by expressing to the press. Being so, Mackenzie made it clear that he lived a more carefree lifestyle before his daughter was born. Between parties, trips and more, he never imagined that his life would change so much. “I was single, I didn’t have this supportive family to keep you on earth,” he added.

After all this, he assured that his head is no longer the same and that he only looks at his family and being able to get the title in UFC. “I really see the potential to be the champion. I see the title. I can see. Now it is in my vision, “he said, making it clear that he is not for games and that he will go for everything in 2021. Dana White filled her with praise as well, so she knows she has the support of the company.

Notably Mackenzie dern He has a 9-1 record as a professional and is currently ranked eleventh in the Strawweight division of UFC. Her motivation goes through her daughter and husband, so she wants to be the best fighter for them. For this reason, which he has already demonstrated before, he wants to leave everything in each climb to the most important octagon in the world in Mixed Martial Arts. 2021 may be your year and no one doubts about that.

His last contest

This Saturday, at UFC 256, Mackenzie dern he began to slowly make his way to the title of his division. He defeated Virna Jandiroba and ended up with a broken nose. In that sense, he commented: “I don’t think I’ve had a lot of blood in a fight before, so when I got it, it didn’t hurt that much. I just heard the sound. But when I started to see all the blood, I thought, ‘Okay, maybe it’s a cut.’ I’m praying it’s a cut! Then in the corner, I asked my coach, ‘Is it broken?’ And I think he said, ‘Oh no! It’s okay!”.

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