Oct 01 2022
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
12-2-0
MD 5

Score cards

  • 47-48
  • 47-48
  • 47-47
MD 5
15-3-0

The tape

31
Age
34
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 5" / 166 cm
63" / 160 cm
Reach
63" / 160 cm

Tape record

SDUDSUBUDSUB
Form
SDKOUDUDUD
12
Wins
15
0
By KO
7
0
KO%
47
7
By SUB
0
58
SUB%
0
2
Loses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2009
14
Bouts
19
32
Rounds
38
2 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 40 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

5
UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
6

Mackenzie Dern vs Yan Xiaonan report

Who won Dern vs Yan?

Yan Xiaonan beat Mackenzie Dern by majority decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan, on Saturday 1st October 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 47-48, 47-48, 47-47 in favor of winner Yan Xiaonan.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

Dern vs Yan stats

Mackenzie Dern stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws and 7 by submission.

Yan Xiaonan made her way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Yan had a massive power advantage over Dern, boosting at 47% knock out percentage over Dern's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Dern had a massive advantage over Yan, boasting at 58% submission rate over Yan's 0%.

Mackenzie Dern was the younger woman by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Yan had a height advantage of 1 inch over Dern. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Dern was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2016, 6 year and 8 months later than Yan, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She had fought 2 more professional rounds, 47 to Yan's 45.

Dern vs Yan form

Mackenzie Dern had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had beat Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had been beaten by Yan Xiaonan at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by majority decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had beat Tecia Torres at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, 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.

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.

Activity check

Dern's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, she fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

Yan's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 25 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year and 13 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Dern vs Yan?

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