Apr 09 2022
Saturday

VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States

UFC 273
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
Tecia Torres
Torres
United States flag
11-2-0
SD 3

Score cards

  • 29-28
  • 29-28
  • 28-29
SD 3
13-5-0

The tape

29
Age
32
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 1" / 155 cm
63" / 160 cm
Reach
61" / 155 cm

Tape record

Form
11
Wins
13
0
By KO
1
0
KO%
8
7
By SUB
1
64
SUB%
8
2
Loses
5
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2012
13
Bouts
18
29
Rounds
51
2 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 10 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

5
UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
8

Mackenzie Dern vs Tecia Torres report

Who won Dern vs Torres?

Mackenzie Dern beat Tecia Torres by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 273, on Saturday 9th April 2022 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Mackenzie Dern.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

Dern vs Torres stats

Mackenzie Dern stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws and 7 by submission.

Tecia Torres made her way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Torres had a slight advantage in power over Dern, with a 8% knock out percentage over Dern's 0%.

Mackenzie Dern was the younger woman by 3 years, at 29 years old.

Dern had a height advantage of 3 inches over Torres. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Dern was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made her debut in 2016, 3 year and 9 months later than Torres, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 22 less professional rounds, 32 to Torres' 54.

Dern vs Torres form

Mackenzie Dern had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Marina Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 39 on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Virna Jandiroba at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had beat Randa Markos at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had defeated Hannah Cifers at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

She had been beaten by Amanda Ribas at UFC on ESPN+ 19 on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Amalie Arena, Tampa.

Tecia Torres had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Angela Hill at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Previous to that, she had lost to Weili Zhang at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC on FOX 30 on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada.

Before that, she had lost to Jessica Andrade at UFC on FOX 28 on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

She had won against Michelle Waterson at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mackenzie Dern had been fighting more than Tecia Torres.

Going to this contest, Mackenzie Dern had last fought 9 months and 29 days ago, while Tecia Torres' last outing had been 1 year ago.

Dern's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 26 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Torres' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 11 months and 7 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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