Dern staying at strawweight despite weight cut issues

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    Highly accomplished jiu-jitsu specialist Mackenzie Dern is a perfect 7-0 in her MMA career, and 2-0 in the UFC. If there is one problem that has plagued her in MMA, it’s making the strawweight limit, and even though she’s missed three times, she is still going to compete at that weight class.

    According to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Dern plans to continue fighting at 115 lbs “after a long consultation process with doctors.” The 25-year-old weighted an astonishing 123 lbs for her UFC 224 win vs. Amanda Bobby Cooper, seven pounds over the non-title strawweight limit. She’s also come in at 120 and 118.8 lbs for her other misses. Her one official flyweight fight came in October 2017, when she…


    Mackenzie Dern staying at strawweight despite weight cut issues, eyes March return
     
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    She better not miss weight anymore or she’s going to catch a ton of heat.
     
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    Big Mac gonna fuck over at least one more opponent it seems
     
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    She doesn't have weight cutting issues

    She has I can't step away from the buffet line issues

    Max Holloway has weight cutting issues

    Big difference
     
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    She has a pattern of coming in heavy and then putting the pressure on the other girl
    to accept the fight at a disadvantage

    In my opinion at minimum if she misses weight again but wins
    the fight it should be ruled a no contest

    She has 3 wins in a division she never actually made weight to fight in

    Thats bullshit
     
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    They should have a 3 strikes and you're out rule- miss weight 3 times and contractually, you have to go up in weight.
     
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    I want her heavier...more curves
     
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    Its just silly bro. "After speaking with her doctors"

    Get real. She has baby fat sagging off her and is soft as fuck

    What do you need a doctor for??

    Doctor - "In my professional opinion I think you should put down the smores"
     
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    Big Mac needs a visit from the hamburglar.

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    She deserves to usurp her dads nickname.
    War Mackenzie ‘megaton’ Dern.
     
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    as a guy who had seen dern in person she probably walks around at 135 lbs ,she does seem short though compared to other straweights I have seen in person but she looks like she weights more, I guess the point I was trying to make is I think she will miss weight and should probably fight at 125.
     
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    I think she is going to miss weight she has to cut 20 lbs and doesn't seem very good at doing it.
     
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    Gonna need to see the doctors to figure out how to possible make 115

    LMAO
     
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    Mackenzie "Renato" Dern gonna Mackenzie "Renato" Dern...
     
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    that is great
    Good for her
     
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    oh shit she looks so sweet. don't let her fight with 4oz gloves. christ.

    Yoel Romero, yes. Jeremy Stephens, yes. Cat fucking Zingano, yes. Mackenzie smiling bikini, no.
     
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    she aint giving up the size and strength adv fighting at sw gives her, it also helps her durability vs better strikers which there are many of and it enhances her striking making up for her lack of offensive depth
     
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