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Read Full Fight Recap — Marina Rodriguez Upsets Odds Against McKenzie Dern, Wins Unanimous Decision
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Marina Rodríguez continued her rapid rise through the UFC strawweight rankings with a well-deserved unanimous victory over highly regarded fighter Mackenzie Dern in Saturday’s UFC Vegas 39 Main Event (Fight Night 194).
Rodriguez (1512 MMA, 512 CFU) was able to carry Dern (112 MMA, 62 CFU) through the fight until the last bell to get a unanimous decision with 4946 points from the judges.
Rodrigues was able to show off some good shots and also improve it with a decent floor game as the fight took to the canvas.
Rodriguez was able to combine some good punches and kicks with a defensive grip on Dern. However, she had to pass a good test the first two rounds.
Rodriguez ran into trouble in the second round when she attempted a judo throw and was caught by Dern, who threw her to the ground and took first position, but didn’t last long as she did. submission attempts. Rodriguez was clearly in trouble, but was able to survive the round.
Dern was able to get Rodriquez in trouble again on round 4 but was unable to complete a submission as there was not enough time to fully complete his submission attempt.
Outside of those moments on the canvas, Dern couldn’t make a good attack, as Rodriquez was all over her with punches that were mostly combinations of kicks and punches.