• UFC Fight Night 211 Recap: Yan Outpoints Dern in Spirited Headliner

    2 monthes ago - By SI

    Yan showed improved grappling skills in fending off submission ace Dern over the course of five rounds in Las Vegas.
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    While Chinese strawweight Yan Xiaonan is generally lauded for her striking abilities, she showed vastly improved grappling abilities, as well, en route to scoring a hard-fought decision win over Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Mackenzie Dern.
    The contest served as the main event of Saturday's UFC Fight Night 211, which streamed live on ESPN+ from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
    As expected, Yan was the aggressor to start, walking forward...
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  • UFC Fight Night results, highlights: Yan Xiaonan ekes out majority decision win over Mackenzie Dern

    UFC Fight Night results, highlights: Yan Xiaonan ekes out majority decision win over Mackenzie Dern

    2 monthes ago - By CBS Sports

    Xiaonan managed to defend well on the ground and prevent Dern from locking in any of her nasty submissions
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  • UFC Fight Night 211 results: Yan Xiaonan takes majority decision over Mackenzie Dern in main event

    UFC Fight Night 211 results: Yan Xiaonan takes majority decision over Mackenzie Dern in main event

    2 monthes ago - By MMAjunkie

    The classic clash of styles between a striker and grappler told the story of the UFC Fight Night 211 main event.
    Yan Xiaonan was able to show her striking skills while stifling the aggressive grappling and submission threat of Mackenzie Dern, leading to a majority decision after 25 minutes of action.
    When the dust settled, Yan did enough to convince two of the three judges she was the winner of the bout with two scores of 48-47, while a third judge thought Dern rallied hard enough in the final frame to make the fight a draw.
    The women's strawweight bout was the UFC Fight Night 211 main...
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  • Twitter reacts to Yan Xioanan's win over Mackenzie Dern at UFC Fight Night 211

    Twitter reacts to Yan Xioanan's win over Mackenzie Dern at UFC Fight Night 211

    2 monthes ago - By MMAjunkie

    UFC Fight Night 211 took place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
    In the main event, Yan Xioanan solidified top contender status when she defeated Mackenzie Dern by majority decision .
    As is the case with every UFC main event, the MMA community had plenty to say about it on Twitter. Everyone has an opinion. Check out below what MMA Twitter had to say about Xioanan's win.
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