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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 octagon with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws and 7 by submission.
Tecia Torres made her way to the cage 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%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Dern had a massive advantage over Torres, boasting at 64% submission rate over Torres' 8%.
Mackenzie Dern was the younger woman by 4 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 fewer 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 17 less professional rounds, 37 to Torres' 54.
Dern vs Torres form
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 been beaten by 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 lost to 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 been beaten by 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.
Torres' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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