MMA Community reacts to Mackenzie Dern’s submission win at UFC 224

Mackenzie Dern

Jiu-jitsu ace Mackenzie Dern (7-0 MMA) kept her perfect mixed martials arts record intact at last night’s UFC 224 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by scoring a first-round subsmission victory over Amanda Cooper.

The victory showcased Mackenzie Dern’s ever evolving stand-up and of course her ridiculous submission skills, but the dominant win was likely overshadowed by the fact that Dern came in seven pounds over the 116-pound strawweight limit for the fight.

Mackenzie was fined 30% of her fight purse for the botched weight cut, 20% of which went to her opponent Amanda Cooper who opted to take the fight despite being at such a size disadvantage.

While Mackenzie Dern’s UFC 224 victory was nothing short of impressive, it was not exaclty well received by all members of the MMA Community.

Take a look:

https://twitter.com/aaronbronsteter/status/995505122099843072

https://twitter.com/John_Kavanagh/status/995505398542163968

https://twitter.com/CubSwanson/status/995506690609987584

Mackenzie Dern has now missed weight in three of her six attempts to make the strawweight limit of 116-pounds.

Would you like to see submission specialist Mackenzie Dern move up to flyweight (125-pounds) for next octagon appearance? Who would you like to see her fight next? Sound off PENN Nation!