Aug 03 2024
Saturday

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
13-5-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 6:00pm EST / UK - Sat 11:00am

12-4-0

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The tape

31
Age
30
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 2" / 157 cm
63" / 160 cm
Reach
63" / 160 cm

Full record

UD 3KO 2UD 5MD 5SD 3
Form
UD 3SD 3SUB 2UD 3SD 3
13
Wins
12
0
By KO
1
0
KO%
8
7
By Sub
2
54
SUB%
17
5
Losses
4
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2018
18
Bouts
16
47
Rounds
47
3 hours, 42 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 50 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

7
UFC
10
-
Bellator
-
8
Tapology
12

Mackenzie Dern vs Lupita Godinez preview

When is Dern vs Godinez?

Mackenzie Dern will face the challenge of Lupita Godinez during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 3rd August 2024 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit will be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

Dern vs Godinez stats

Mackenzie Dern steps into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws and 7 by submission.

Lupita Godinez will make her way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Mackenzie Dern's UFC record currently stands at 8-5-0, while Lupita Godinez's comes in at 7-4-0.

The stats suggest Godinez has a slight advantage in power over Dern, with a 8% knock out percentage over Dern's 0%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dern will have a massive advantage over Godinez, boasting a 54% submission rate over Godinez's 17%.

Mackenzie Dern is the older woman by 1 year, at 31 years old.

Dern has a height advantage of 2 inches over Godinez. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

Dern is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made her debut in 2016, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Godinez, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She has fought the same amount of professional rounds, 47 to Godinez's 47.

Dern vs Godinez form

Mackenzie Dern has beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight, she lost to Amanda Lemos at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, she had been beaten by Jessica Andrade at UFC 295 on 11th November 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, she had won against 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.

Before that, she had been defeated 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.

She had beaten Tecia Torres at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Lupita Godinez has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight, she lost to Virna Jandiroba at UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot on 30th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated Tabatha Ricci at UFC 295 on 11th November 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, she was victorious against Elise Reed at UFC Fight Night – Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2 on 16th September 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had won against Emily Ducote at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

She had beaten Cynthia Calvillo at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Lupita Godinez has been fighting more than Mackenzie Dern.

Mackenzie Dern last fought 3 months and 28 days ago, while Lupita Godinez's last outing was 2 months and 15 days ago.

Dern's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 5 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Godinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 6 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 2 months and 27 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Dern vs Godinez?

She is currently 4/6 (-150) to win the clash outright, while you can get 6/5 (+120) on Mackenzie Dern if you fancy the small upset.

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